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  • How observed kilometric sandy shoreline undulations depend on wave climate 

    Idier, Déborah; Falqués Serra, Albert; Garcin, Manuel; Rohmer, Jérémy (2018-05-01)
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    Idier, D.; Falqués, A.; Garcin, M., and Rohmer, J., 2018. How observed kilometric sandy shoreline undulations depend on wave climate. In: Shim, J.-S.; Chun, I., and Lim, H.S. (eds.), Proceedings from the International ...
  • Image analysis of surf zone hydrodynamics 

    Redondo Apraiz, José Manuel; Falqués Serra, Albert; Rodríguez, A.; Bahía, E.; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Stive, Marcel J.F. (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1994)
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  • Intertidal finger bars at El Puntal spit, bay of Santander, Spain 

    Garnier, Roland; Medina, Raúl; Pellón, Erica; Falqués Serra, Albert; Turki, Imen (2012)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We indentify the presence of an intertidal finger bar system in the swell-protected beaches of El Puntal Spit (Bay of Santander, Spain). The Horus video monitoring system allows us to perform a 2 year survey (June 2008- ...
  • Km-scale shoreline sand waves 

    Falqués Serra, Albert; Ribas Prats, Francesca (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
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    A number of morphodynamic models have been developed to simulate the dynamics of large-scale bedform patterns on the continental shelf. Most of the models are based on linear stability analysis and, therefore, only ...
  • Km-scale shoreline sand waves in the Western Mediterranean Sea 

    Falqués Serra, Albert; Ribas Prats, Francesca (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
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    A number of morphodynamic models have been developed to simulate the dynamics of large-scale bedform patterns on the continental shelf. Most of the models are based on linear stability analysis and, therefore, only ...
  • Km-scale shoreline sand waves: Numerical modelling and observations 

    Arriaga García, Jaime Alonso; Ribas Prats, Francesca; Mariño-Tapia, Ismael; Falqués Serra, Albert (2014)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Km-scale shoreline sand waves have been studied with a quasi two dimensional model (Q2D-morfo model) and with observations from a populated coastal zone in Yucatán (México) with frequent human interventions. The model ...
  • Large-scale dynamics of sandy coastlines: diffusivity and instability 

    Falqués Serra, Albert; Calvete Manrique, Daniel (2005-03)
    Article
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    The dynamics of small-amplitude perturbations of an otherwise rectilinear coastline due to the wave-driven alongshore sediment transport is examined at large time and length scales (years and kilometers). A linear stability ...
  • Linear evolution of a shoreface nourishment 

    Leeuwen, Van S.; Dodd, Nicholas; Calvete Manrique, Daniel; Falqués Serra, Albert (2007-05)
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    The morphological evolution of a shoreface nourishment is investigated by interpreting the nourishment as a linear perturbation of the natural system. The nourishment is projected onto the subset of linear eigenmodes with ...
  • Long-term and large-scale modeling of mega-nourishments 

    Arriaga García, Jaime Alonso; Rutten, Jantien; Ribas Prats, Francesca; Ruessink, Gerben; Falqués Serra, Albert (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Sand Engine, ZM (Zandmotor), is a hook-shaped mega-nourishment (21.5 millions m³) located on the Dutch coast with an alongshore length of 2.4 km and an offshore extension of 1 km. The mega-nourishment project ...
  • Long-term evolution of nourished beaches under high angle wave conditions 

    Van den Berg, Niels; Falqués Serra, Albert; Ribas Prats, Francesca (2011-10)
    Article
    Open Access
    A nonlinear numerical model for large-scale dynamics of shoreline and nearshore bathymetry under wave action is applied to investigate the long-term evolution of a rectilinear coast dominated by high angle wave incidence, ...
  • Low energy transverse sand bars at el Trabucador beach, Ebro delta: a preliminary study 

    Mujal Colilles, Anna; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Falqués Serra, Albert (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The complex rhythmic morphology of the inner side of the Trabucador barrier beach is investigated. This system fea-tures transverse bars along with shoreline undulations. From visual inspection, the typical spacing between ...
  • Mechanisms controlling crescentic bar amplitude 

    Garnier, Roland; Dodd, Nicholas; Falqués Serra, Albert; Calvete Manrique, Daniel (2010-04-15)
    Article
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    The formation of crescentic bars from self-organization of an initially straight shore-parallel bar for shore-normal incident waves is simulated with a two-dimensional horizontal morphodynamical model. The aim is to ...
  • Método de reducción al contorno para la dinámica de un fluido con superficie libre 

    Falqués Serra, Albert (2009-05-04T15:48:19Z)
    Article
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    La descripción usual del movimiento de un fluido incompresible en régimen potencial, bajo la acción de la gravedad, con su superficie superior libre, viene dada por la ecuación de Laplace -lineal y sin derivadas respecto ...
  • Modeling and analyzing observed transverse sand bars in the surf zone 

    Ribas Prats, Francesca; Swart, Huib E. de; Calvete Manrique, Daniel; Falqués Serra, Albert (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2012-04-25)
    Article
    Open Access
    A morphodynamic model has been applied to explain the characteristics of transverse sandbars observed in the inner surf zone of open beaches. The model describes the feedback between waves, rollers, depth-averaged currents ...
  • Modeling large scale shoreline sand waves under oblique wave incidence 

    Van den Berg, Niels; Falqués Serra, Albert; Ribas Prats, Francesca (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2012)
    Article
    Open Access
  • Modeling shoreline sand waves on the coasts of Namibia and Angola 

    Ribas Prats, Francesca; Falqués Serra, Albert; Van den Berg, Niels; Caballería Suriñach, Miquel (2013-09)
    Article
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    The southwestern (SW) coast of Africa (Namibia and Angola) features long sandy beaches and a wave climate dominated by energetic swells from the Southsouthwest (SSW), therefore approaching the coast with a very high ...
  • Modeling the long-term diffusion and feeding capability of a mega-nourishment 

    Arriaga García, Jaime Alonso; Rutten, Jantien; Ribas Prats, Francesca; Falqués Serra, Albert; Ruessink, Gerben (2017-03-01)
    Article
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    A morphodynamic model based on the wave-driven alongshore sediment transport, including cross-shore transport in a simplified way and neglecting tides, is presented and applied to the Zandniotor mega-nourishment on the ...
  • Modeling waves, currents and sandbars on natural beaches: The effect of surface rollers 

    Ribas Prats, Francesca; Swart, Huib E. de; Calvete Manrique, Daniel; Falqués Serra, Albert (2011-10)
    Article
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    A morphodynamic model has been extended to gain more fundamental knowledge about the formation of nearshore sand bars. The model describes feedbacks between waves, rollers, depth-averaged currents and bed evolution, so ...
  • Modelling high angle wave instability and the generation of large scale shoreline sand waves 

    Van den Berg, Niels; Falqués Serra, Albert; Ribas Prats, Francesca (2010-05-07)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • Modelling of mega-nourishments 

    Arriaga García, Jaime Alonso; Rutten, Jantien; Ribas Prats, Francesca; Ruessink, Gerben; Falqués Serra, Albert (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Sand Engine is a hook-shaped mega-nourishment (21.5 Mm³) located in the Dutch coast with an alongshore length of 2.4 km and an offshore extension of 1 km. The mega-nourishment project was initiated as a coastal ...