Observations and predictions of wave runup, extreme water levels, and medium-term dune erosion during storm conditions

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Suanez, Serge; Cancouet, Romain; Floc'H, France; Blaise, Emmanuel; Ardhuin, Fabrice; Filipot, Jean-francois; Cariolet, Jean-marie; Delacourt, Christophe;
(2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
  • Journal: Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (issn: 2077-1312)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/jmse3030674
  • Subject: [ SDE ] Environmental Sciences | VM1-989 | Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering | storm | GC1-1581 | dune | [SDE]Environmental Sciences | extreme water level | macrotidal beach | Oceanography | erosion | runup | [SDU.STU.GM]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Geomorphology | NAO | [ SDU.STU.GM ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Geomorphology

Monitoring of dune erosion and accretion on the high-energy macrotidal Vougot beach in North Brittany (France) over the past decade (2004–2014) has revealed significant morphological changes. Dune toe erosion/accretion records have been compared with extreme water level... View more