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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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Delft3d storm surge nesting Chil Lee 4 5046
Nesting in Delft Dashboard Khai Jing Liew 1 2430
Relation between grid cell size in Nesting Angela T P 1 2966
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Error initializing Nested FLOW run Robert Jenkins 2 2368
Advice for setting up a morphol. model: DD vs. NestHD (vs. FM) Roland Hesse 1 3029
4 open boundaries nesting in HYCOM Danker Kolijn 7 9269
Initial conditions to nested grids Fernando Barreto 4 4181
Questions of model refinement and FLOW-WAVE coupling You Yao 0 2207
Questions of model refinement and FLOW-WAVE coupling You Yao 1 1386
Problem nesting grids on a tidal model Augusto Freitas 6 6209
Delft3D-WAVE: Structured grid, nesting and domain decomposition Ruairi MacIver 2 5634
Domain Decomposition vs Nesting Anas Rahman 0 1506
Making Flow Direction Map using QUICKPLOT/GPP Ali Rezaie 6 4686
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