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Title: Generating inundationmapsforacoastallagoon:AcasestudyintheRiade Aveiro (Portugal)
Authors: Fortunato, A. B.
Rodrigues, M.
Dias, J. M.
Lopes, C. L.
Oliveira, A.
Keywords: Inundation;Numerical modeling;Statistical methods;Unstructured grids;Selfe
Issue Date: Feb-2013
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: Coastalfloodingduetostormsurgescombinedwithhightidescausesagrowingconcern,andrecent legislationrequiresthatEuropeanUnioncountriesdevelopinundationmapsfortheareasatrisk.This paper describesthemethodologytogenerateinundationmapsanditsapplicationtotheRiadeAveiro, a coastallagoonexposedtoAtlanticstormsurgesthatcanexceed1m.Themapsarebasedonthe applicationoftheshallowwatermodelSELFE,fordifferentreturnperiodsandscenariosofsealevel rise. Anewapproachtodefinethemodelboundaryconditionsfordifferentreturnperiodsisdeveloped based onthestatisticalanalysisoftimeseriesfromtidalgauges.Thisapproachconsiderstheeffectof storm surgesaswellastidesandtheir18.6yearcycle.Theextremelevelsobtainedwiththismethod convergeforthe20yearsofavailabledataandaremoreaccuratethantheonesobtainedwith traditionalapproachesforthislimiteddataset.Inaddition,thenewmethodprovidesnotonlythe extremelevels,butalsothetimeseriesthatincludethem,whichareneededtoforcethehydrodynamic model. TheresultsshowthatthestormsurgesaffectstheentirelengthoftheRiadeAveiro
URI: http://repositorio.lnec.pt:8080/jspui/handle/123456789/1004738
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