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Hydro and sediment dyanamics on a laboratory scaled fringing reef: morphology simulations

Pomeroy, Andrew William MacKay


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{
  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.236754", 
  "title": "Hydro and sediment dyanamics on a laboratory scaled fringing reef: morphology simulations", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2015, 
        2, 
        17
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>A laboratory experiment was conducted to investigate the dynamics of cross-shore sediment transport across a<br>\nfringing coral reef. The aim was to quantify how a highly bimodal spectrum of high-frequency (sea-swell) and<br>\nlow-frequency (infragravity and seiching) waves that is typically present on coral reef flats, influences the<br>\nvarious sediment transport mechanisms. The experiments were conducted in a 55 m wave flume, using a 1:15<br>\nscale fringing reefmodel that had a 1:5 forereef slope, a 14 m long reef flat, and a 1:12 sloping beach. The initial<br>\n7 m of reef flat had a fixed bed, whereas the back 7 m of the reef and the beach had a moveable sandy bed. Four<br>\nseven-hour irregular wave cases were conducted both with and without bottom roughness elements (schematically<br>\nrepresenting bottom friction by coral roughness), as well as for both low and high still water levels.</p>\n\n<p>More information about this experiment is available in the methods of the associated publication (http://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2015.01.005).</p>", 
  "author": [
    {
      "family": "Pomeroy, Andrew William MacKay"
    }
  ], 
  "note": "Instrument metadata is contained within each NetCDF file. \nPlease contact the authors if any further clarification is required.", 
  "type": "dataset", 
  "id": "236754"
}
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