Extreme wave overtopping at ecologically modified sea defences

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Title: Extreme wave overtopping at ecologically modified sea defences
Authors: Salauddin, MdO'Sullivan, J. J.Abolfathi, SoroushPearson, Jonathan M.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12531
Date: 8-May-2020
Online since: 2021-10-06T09:46:25Z
Abstract: Damage to coastal structures and surrounding properties from wave overtopping in extreme events is expected to be exacerbated in future years as global sea levels continue to rise and the frequency of extreme meteorological events and storm surges increases. Approaches for protecting our coastal areas have traditionally relied on the development and ongoing maintenance of ‘hard’ defences. However, the longer-term sustainability of coastal flood management that is underpinned by such defences is increasingly being questioned both in terms of dealing with climate change and in the environmental/ ecological consequences and associated losses of biodiversity that comes with these structural defence lines in coastal areas.
Funding Details: European Commission - European Regional Development Fund
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Copernicus
Copyright (published version): 2020 the Authors
Keywords: Wave overtoppingArtificially roughened seawallsEurOtop codes
DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-6162
Other versions: https://www.egu2020.eu/
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: EGU Conference 2020, Online, 4-8 May 2020
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Centre for Water Resources Research Collection
Earth Institute Research Collection
Civil Engineering Research Collection

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