Aeolian Sediment Availability and Transport

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Hoonhout, B.M.;
(2017)
  • Subject: aeolian | sand motor | aeolis | sediment transport | field measurements | sediment availability | numerical modeling

This thesis explores the nature of aeolian sediment availability and its influence on aeolian sediment transport. The aim is to improve large scale and long term aeolian sediment transport estimates in (nourished) coastal environments. The generally poor performance of ... View more
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