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Title: A sensitivity analysis of barrier island breaching
This paper will discuss the beginnings of a sensitivity analysis of barrier island breaching. The study area of Mantoloking, New Jersey, USA is used as the barrier island breached significantly during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The numerical model XBeach is used to conduct this study. The study investigates the affects that back-bay currents, water-level timing, and barrier-island configuration have on barrier island breaching.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1735139 1630099
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Journal Name:
Coastal Sediments 2023
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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