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Coast / Estuary

Coastal systems are among the most dynamic physical systems on earth and are subject to a large variety of forces. The morphodynamic changes occurring to coastlines worldwide are of great interest and importance. These changes occur as a result of the erosion of sediments, its subsequent transport as bed load or suspended load, and eventual deposition. 
 
Estuaries are partly enclosed water bodies that have an open connection to the coast. Estuaries generally have one or more branching channels, intertidal mudflats and/or salt marshes. Intertidal areas are of high ecological importance and trap sediments (sands, silts, clays and organic matter).
Within the Delft3D modelling package a large variation of coastal and estuarine physical and chemical processes can be simulated. These include waves, tidal propagation, wind- or wave-induced water level setup, flow induced by salinity or temperature gradients, sand and mud transport, water quality and changing bathymetry (morphology). Delft3D can also be used operationally e.g. storm, surge and algal bloom forecasting. 
 
On this discussion page you can post questions, research discussions or just share your experience about modelling coastal and/or estuarine systems with Delft3D FM. 
 

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D-Flow Flexible Mesh
DELWAQ
Cohesive sediments & muddy systems

 

 

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Getting wave outputs from DFM fetch-limited waves

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Sean Crosby, modified 7 Months ago.

Getting wave outputs from DFM fetch-limited waves

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 3/1/17 Recent Posts

Hi,

I'm having trouble finding the keywords to request wave outputs from DFM in fetch-limited wave mode. I would expect the keywords to be something like:

Wrimap_waveheight

or 

Wrihis_wavepeakperiod

But I'm not seeing anything like this in the documentation

 

Does anyone know how to ask DFM to write wave outputs in fetch-limited or Young-Verhagen modes?

Thanks!

-Sean