COAST3D data report - 3D experiment, Teignmouth, UK - Volume 1

Whitehouse, R.J.S. and Sutherland, J. (2001) COAST3D data report - 3D experiment, Teignmouth, UK - Volume 1. Technical Report. HR Wallingford.

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Abstract

This report describes the measurements made as part of the COAST3D experiment at Teignmouth, South Devon, UK. As part of the core COAST3D activities, the following survey activities were undertaken: Beach transect surveys, 6-monthly between 1995-1999; Baseline site investigations, June 1998; The COAST3D Pilot Study, 9 to 24 March 1999; The COAST3D Main Study, 18 October to 26 November 1999; Continuous monitoring of water levels, waves and currents, December 1998 through November 1999. The measurements made by the COAST3D field research team covered the following activities: Fluvial flow - gauging station results for fluvial inflow (provided by the Environment Agency); Meteorology - local meteorological conditions and UK Met. Office data; Waves - wave parameters offshore and inshore; Water levels - water levels at offshore, inshore and fixed stations; currents - mean currents and wave-orbital velocities; Water properties - salinity and temperature; Sediment properties - grain size distributions, USP RoxAnn sediment type; Sediment transport - OBS (optical Backscatter Sensor), ABS (Acoustic Backscatter Sensor), pumped sampling, sandwave migration, bedload trap, fluorescent tracer; Morphology - subtidal and intertidal bed levels, bed texture (Side Scan Sonar), small scale bedforms (ASPR: Autonomous Sand Ripple Profiler), LIDAR.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Additional Information: TR 119
Subjects: Maritime > General
Coasts > General
Divisions: Coastal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:46
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2020 13:26
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/465

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