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Toward a community coastal sediment transport modeling system: the second workshop

September 3, 2002

Models for transport and the long-term fate of particles in coastal waters are essential for a variety of applications related to commerce, defense, public health, and the quality of the marine environment. Examples include: analysis of waste disposal and transport and the fate of contaminated materials; evaluation of burial rates for naval mines or archaeological artifacts; prediction of water-column optical properties; analysis of transport and the fate of biological particles; prediction of coastal flooding and coastal erosion; evaluation of impacts of sea-level or wave-climate changes and coastal development; planning for construction and maintenance of navigable waterways; evaluation of habitat for commercial fisheries; evaluation of impacts of natural or anthropogenic changes in coastal conditions on recreational activities; and design of intakes and outfalls for sewage treatment, cooling systems, and desalination plants.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2002
Title Toward a community coastal sediment transport modeling system: the second workshop
DOI 10.1029/2002EO000414
Authors Christopher R. Sherwood, Courtney K. Harris, W. Rockwell Geyer, Bradford Butman
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union
Index ID 70123310
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Coastal and Marine Geology Program