Delft3D FM Publications

Delft3D FM Publications

The following publications related to the Delft3D FM Suite are highlighted:


Delft3D FM Journal Papers

  • Achete, F.M., van der Wegen, M., Roelvink, D., Jaffe, B. (2017). How can climate change and engineered water conveyance affect sediment dynamics in the San Francisco Bay-Delta system? Springer, Climatic Change, DOI:

  • Achete, F.M., van der Wegen, M., Roelvink, D., Jaffe, B. (2016). Suspended sediment dynamics in a tidal channel network under peak river flow, Ocean Dynamics, DOI:

  • Achete, F.M., van der Wegen, M., Roelvink, D., Jaffe, B. (2015). A 2-D process-based model for suspended sediment dynamics: a first step towards ecological modeling, Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, DOI:

  • Barrera Crespo, P.D., Mosselman, E., Giardino, A., Becker, A., Ottevanger, W., Nabi, M., Arias-Hidalgo, M. (2019). Sediment budget analysis of the Guayas River using a process-based model, Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, DOI:

  • Bloemendaal, N., Muis, S., Haarsma, R.J., Verlaan, M., Irazoqui Apecechea, M., de Moel, H., Ward, P.J., Aerts, J.C.J.H. (2018). Global modeling of tropical cyclone storm surges using high-resolution forecasts, Springer, Climate Dynamics, DOI:

  • De Goede, E.D. (2020). Historical overview of 2D and 3D hydrodynamic modelling of shallow water flows in the Netherlands, Ocean Dynamics, DOI:

  • Dullaart, J.C.M., Muis, S., Bloemendaal, N. et al. (2021). Accounting for tropical cyclones more than doubles the global population exposed to low-probability coastal flooding. Nature Commun Earth Environ 2, 135 (2021).

  • Eslami, S., Hoekstra, P., Nguyen Trung, N., Kantoush, S.A., Van Binh, D., Duc Dung, D., Tran Quang, T., van der Vegt, M. (2019). Tidal amplification and salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta driven by anthropogenic sediment starvation, Nature, DOI:

  • Green, R.H., Lowe, R.J., Buckley, M.L. (2018). Hydrodynamics of a Tidally Forced Coral Reef Atoll, JGR Oceans, DOI:

  • Hoch, J.M., van Beek, R., Winsemius, H.C., Bierkens, M.F.P. (2018). Benchmarking flexible meshes and regular grids for large-scale fluvial inundation modelling, Elsevier, Advances in Water Resources, DOI:

  • Kernkamp, H.W.J., van Dam, A., Stelling, G.S., de Goede, E.D. (2011). Efficient scheme for the shallow water equations on unstructured grids with application to the Continental Shelf, Ocean Dynamics, DOI:

  • Leijnse, T. W. B., Giardino, A., Nederhoff, K., Caires, S. (2021). Generating reliable estimates of tropical cyclone induced coastal hazards along the Bay of Bengal for current and future climates using synthetic tracks, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. DOI:

  • Martyr-Koller, R.C., Kernkamp, H.W.J., van Dam, A., van der Wegen, M., Lucas, L.V., Knowles, N., Jaffe, B., Fregoso, T.A. (2017). Application of an unstructured 3D finite volume numerical model to flows and salinity dynamics in the San Francisco Bay-Delta, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2017, DOI:

  • Muñoz, D.F., Muñoz, P., Moftakhari, H., Moradkhani, H. (2021). From local to regional compound flood mapping with deep learning and data fusion techniques, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 782, 15 August 2021, DOI:

  • Muñoz, D.F., Yin, D., Bakhtyar, R., Moftakhari, H., Xue, Z., Mandli, K., Ferreira, C. (2021). Inter-Model Comparison of Delft3D FM and 2D HEC-RAS for Total Water Level Prediction in Coastal to Inland Transition Zones, Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWR), DOI:

  • Reyns, J., McCall, R., Ranasinghe, R., van Dongeren, A., Roelvink, D. (2023). Modelling wave group-scale hydrodynamics on orthogonal unstructured meshes, Environmental Modelling & Software, DOI:

  • Röbke, B.R., Leijnse, T., Winter, G., van Ormondt, M., van Nieuwkoop, J., de Graaff, R. (2021). Rapid Assessment of Tsunami Offshore Propagation and Inundation with D-Flow Flexible Mesh and SFINCS for the 2011 Tōhoku Tsunami in Japan, J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 2021, 9(5), 453. DOI:

  • Röbke, B., Oost, A., Bungenstock, F., Fischer, P., Grasmeijer, B., Hadler, H., Vött, A. (2020). Dyke failures in the Province of Groningen (Netherlands) associated with the 1717 Christmas flood: A reconstruction based on geoscientific field data and numerical simulations. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, 99, E15. DOI:

  • Thanh, V.Q., Roelvink, D., van der Wegen, M., Reyns, J., Kernkamp, H., Vinh, G.V., Linh, V.T.P. (2019). Flooding in the Mekong Delta: Impact of dyke systems on downstream hydrodynamics, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, Discussions, DOI:


Conference Proceedings

  • Donchyts, G., Baart, F., van Dam, A., Jagers B., and van der Pijl, S. (2014). Software tools for large scale interactive hydrodynamic modelling. 11th International Conference on Hydroinformatics.

  • Hasselaar, R.W., de Boer, W.P. and Luijendijk, A.P.. Optimizing harbour maintenance strategies using Delft3D and D-Flow Flexible Mesh (Coasts & Ports 2013).

  • Putra, S.S., Corzo Perez, G.A., van der Pijl, S., van Dam, A. Kernkamp, H., Solomatine, D.P. (2014). Measuring domain decomposition effect in estuary model parallelization using high performance computer. 6th International Conference on Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ICITEE), At Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Volume: 6.

  • Putra, S.S., van der Wegen, M., Reyns, J., van Dam, A. Solomatine, D.P. and Roelvink, J.A. (2014). Multi Station Calibration of 3D Flexible Mesh Model: A Case Study of the Columbia Estuary. The 5th International Conference on Sustainable Future for Human Security – SUSTAIN 2014, At Bali, Indonesia, Volume: 5.

  • Symonds, A.M., Vijverberg, T., Post, S., van der Spek, B.J., Henrotte, J., Sokolewicz, M. (2016) Comparison between MIKE 21 FM, Delft3D 4 and Delft3D FM FLOW models of Western Port Bay, Australia, Coastal Engineering Proceedings, DOI:

  • Verwey, A., Kernkamp, H.W.J.,  Stelling, G.S., Tse, M.L., Leung, W.C.. Potential and application of hydrodynamic modelling on unstructured grids. Sixth International Conference on Asian, Vietnam and Pacific Coasts (APAC 2011).

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