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Coastal Models

Hydrodynamic and Morphological Model: Determination of Coastal Storm Surge and Wave Height
PROGRAMDEVELOPED BYAVAILABLE FROMCOMMENTS
Coastal Storm Surge and Coastal Wave Height
Delft 3D (FLOW, WAVE, MOR)Deltares,
Delft, The Netherlands
Deltares
Rotterdamseweg 185,
Delft, The Netherlands
P.O. Box 177
2600 MH Delft, The Netherlands
tel: + 31 (0)15 285 8585
fax: +31 (0)15 285 8582
www.deltares.nl/xmlpages/
page/deltares
Delft3D is a suite of 2D and 3D models for the simulation of hydrodynamics, waves, sediment transport and morphology for fluvial, estuarine and coastal environments.

The FLOW module calculates non-steady flow and transport phenomena resulting from tidal and meteorological forcing on a curvilinear, boundary fitted grid.

The WAVE module incorporates the spectral wave model SWAN. The MOR module couples the FLOW and WAVE modules to simulate long-term changes in bottom topography.

Only accepted for usage within FEMA Region II. 

Public Domain: No

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Last Updated: 
06/16/2012 - 23:06