Wave - Induced Suspended Sediment Flux Degradation due to Emergent Vegetation

2012-06-22
Koroglu, Aysun
Elginoz, Nilay
Oğuz, Elif
Kabdasli, M Sedat
It is well known that sediment movement is affected by aquatic vegetation under flow and wave conditions. However this impact is not fully understood yet. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of emergent vegetation on suspended sediment flux under wave conditions. In this context, an experimental study was conducted and wave orbital velocities and suspended sediment concentrations are measured through 4 m long emergent reeds under regular waves. Suspended sediment fluxes were calculated and the results of these calculations were evaluated. The results showed that the depth integrated suspended sediment flux were retained 75% to 90% due to vegetation.

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Citation Formats
A. Koroglu, N. Elginoz, E. Oğuz, and M. S. Kabdasli, “Wave - Induced Suspended Sediment Flux Degradation due to Emergent Vegetation,” 2012, vol. 3, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/77094.