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  • Beach profile evolution towards equilibrium from varying initial morphologies 

    Eichentopf, Sonja; Van der Zanden, Joep; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Alsina Torrent, José María (2019-11)
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    The evolution of different initial beach profiles towards the same final beach configuration is investigated based on large-scale experimental data. The same wave condition was performed three times, each time starting ...
  • Influence of storm sequencing on breaker bar and shoreline evolution in large-scale experiments 

    Eichentopf, Sonja; Van der Zanden, Joep; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Baldock, Tom E.; Alsina Torrent, José María (2020-04)
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    New large-scale experiments on the influence of storm sequencing on beach profile evolution are presented. The experiments comprised three sequences that commenced from the same initial beach profile. Each sequence consisted ...
  • Large-scale laboratory study of breaking wave hydrodynamics over a fixed bar 

    Van Der A, Dominic; Van der Zanden, Joep; O'Donoghue, Tom; Hurther, David; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; McLelland, Stuart J.; Ribberink, Jan (2017-04-01)
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    A large-scale wave flume experiment has been carried out involving a T¿=¿4 s regular wave with H¿=¿0.85 m wave height plunging over a fixed barred beach profile. Velocity profiles were measured at 12 locations along the ...
  • Near-bed turbulent kinetic energy budget under a large-scale plunging breaking wave over a fixed bar 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; Van Der A, Dominic; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Hurther, David; McLelland, Stuart J.; Ribberink, Jan; O'Donoghue, Tom (Wiley, 2018-01-01)
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    Hydrodynamics under regular plunging breaking waves over a fixed breaker bar were studied in a large-scale wave flume. A previous paper reported on the outer flow hydrodynamics; the present paper focuses on the turbulence ...
  • Nera-bed hydrodynamics and turbulence below a large-scale plunging breaking wave over a mobile barred bed profile 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; van der A, Dominic; Hurther, David; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; O'Donoghue, Tom; Ribberink, Jan (Wiley, 2016-08-03)
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    Detailed measurements are presented of velocities and turbulence under a large-scale regular plunging breaking wave in a wave flume. Measurements were obtained at 12 cross-shore locations around a mobile medium-sand breaker ...
  • New CCM technique for sheet flow measurements and its first applocation in swash zone experiments 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; Alsina Torrent, José María; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Buijsrogge, R.H.; Ribberink, Jan (International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), 2013)
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    We present here a new conductivity-based system for measuring concentrations and grain velocities in the sheet-flow layer. The system is equipped with a new technique that translates measured concentrations back into ...
  • Sand and transport process measurements under large-scale breaking waves 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; Van Der A, Dominic; Ribberink, Jan; O'Donoghue, Tom; Hurther, David; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Thorne, Peter D. (2015)
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    The effects of wave breaking on sediment transport are studied through a new series of mobile-bed experiments in a large-scale wave flume. During the campaign, one experiment involving detailed sand transport process ...
  • Spatial and temporal distributions of turbulence under bichromatic breaking waves 

    Van der Zanden, Joep; Van Der A, Dominic; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Larsen, Bjarke Eltard; Fromant, Guillaume; Petrotta, Carmelo; Scandura, Pietro; Li, Ming (2019-04)
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    The present study aims to extend insights of surf zone turbulence dynamics to wave groups. In a large-scale wave flume, bichromatic wave groups were produced with 31.5 s group period, 4.2 s mean wave period, and a 0.58 m ...
  • The effect of air bubbles on optical backscatter sensor measurements under plunging breaking waves 

    Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Alsina Torrent, José María; Van der Zanden, Joep; Van Der A, Dominic; Ribberink, Jan; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2020-08)
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    Accurate suspended sediment concentration measurements are key to understand and quantify the sediment transport patterns in the surf and swash zones. One of the most widely used instruments to collect suspended sediment ...
  • The influence of wave groups and wave-swash interactions on sediment transport and bed evolution in the swash zone 

    Alsina Torrent, José María; Van der Zanden, Joep; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Ribberink, Jan (2018-10-01)
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    Large scale laboratory measurements of sediment dynamics in the swash zone are presented. Two bichromatic wave group conditions were generated, having the same energy content but different wave group period (Tg = 15.0 s ...
  • Wave boundary layer hydrodynamics and sheet flow properties under large-scale plunging-type breaking waves 

    Fromant, Guillaume; Hurther, David; Van der Zanden, Joep; Van Der A, Dominic; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; O'Donoghue, Tom; Ribberink, Jan (Wiley, 2019-01)
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    Wave boundary layer (WBL) dynamics are measured with an Acoustic Concentration and Velocity Profiler (ACVP) across the sheet flow-dominated wave-breaking region of regular large-scale waves breaking as a plunger over a ...