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Coastal Engineering VII: Modelling, Measurements, Engineering and Management of Seas and Coastal Regions


Series: Environmental Studies Volume: 12

Edited By: CA Brebbia and M de Conceicao Cunha

352 pages, Figs, tabs

WIT Press

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #151361 | ISBN: 1845640098
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Section 1: Shallow water studies; The wave equation applied to the solution of Navier-Stokes equations in finite elements; Further improvement of drift forecast at sea based on operational oceanography systems; Section 2: Estuarine problems; Effect of wind on highly stratified flow; Monitoring programmes: the fundamental component of estuaries management. How to design one?; Section 3: Pollutant transport and dispersion; Optical inhomogeneities of water in the New York coastal zone determined using multispectral satellite data; Stochastic particle models for transport problems in coastal waters; Predicting jellyfish outbreaks around Shetland using MIKE 3; Section 4: Water quality issues; Pollution flushing in cascading tidal basins; Field observation of nitrogen supply processes in Ariake Bay; Section 5: Oil spills; Multi-agent negotiation in the Prestige oil spill response scenario: a conflict resolution mechanism design and simulations; Dynamic simulation of marine oil spills and response operations; A numerical simulation of oil spill in Istanbul strait; Section 6: Coastal ecosystems and their sustainability; Ecological characterization and simulation of a coastal industrial area in the United Arab Emirates; Modelling circulation in a Southern Italy coastal basin; Section 7: Coastal erosion and sedimentation; Numerical modelling of the Brunei coastal zone; The evolution of the Adriatic Coastal zone (Italy) between the Gabicce promontory and the Tronto River mouth; Section 8: Coastal geomorphology; A study of hydrodynamic and coastal geomorphic processes in Kudema Bay, the Baltic Sea; Using Computational Fluid Dynamics to investigate the effect of a Marram covered foredune: initial results; Section 9: Sea defence and protection systems; Analysis of submerged breakwaters stability design; A review of statistical methods of analysis applied to the wave climate in the area of the Agulhas Bank in the Southern Indian Ocean; Project planning and implementation in coastal and shoreline structures; The Dublin Coastal Protection Project; Determining seawall crest levels using risk analysis methodology; Spectral analysis of water surface elevations near submerged breakwaters; Atmospheric stability parameters and sea storm severity; Section 10: Case studies; Experimental study of salty wind damage; Finite element fault rupture propagation modelling in the Corinth Canal Greece; Boundary element slope instability modeling of Corinth Canal, Greece due to nearby fault activation; Seismic risk assessment of Corinth Canal, Greece; Numerical simulation of surface wind and rainfall fields caused by a typhoon; Analysis of shear strength of armourstone based on 1 m3 direct shear tests

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