Journal cover Journal topic
Earth Surface Dynamics An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 3.928 IF 3.928
  • IF 5-year value: 3.864 IF 5-year
    3.864
  • CiteScore value: 6.2 CiteScore
    6.2
  • SNIP value: 1.469 SNIP 1.469
  • IPP value: 4.21 IPP 4.21
  • SJR value: 1.666 SJR 1.666
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 21 Scimago H
    index 21
  • h5-index value: 23 h5-index 23
ESurf | Articles | Volume 8, issue 2
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 323–334, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-323-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 323–334, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-323-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 06 May 2020

Research article | 06 May 2020

Emerging crescentic patterns in modelled double sandbar systems under normally incident waves

Giovanni Coco et al.

Related authors

The use of genetic programming to develop a predictor of swash excursion on sandy beaches
Marinella Passarella, Evan B. Goldstein, Sandro De Muro, and Giovanni Coco
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 599–611, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-599-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-599-2018, 2018
The influence of turbulent bursting on sediment resuspension under unidirectional currents
Sarik Salim, Charitha Pattiaratchi, Rafael Tinoco, Giovanni Coco, Yasha Hetzel, Sarath Wijeratne, and Ravindra Jayaratne
Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 399–415, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-399-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-399-2017, 2017
Short summary
On the sensitivity of tidal network characterization to power law estimation
M. Jiménez, S. Castanedo, Z. Zhou, G. Coco, R. Medina, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe
Adv. Geosci., 39, 69–73, https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-39-69-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-39-69-2014, 2014
Analysis of the drainage density of experimental and modelled tidal networks
Z. Zhou, L. Stefanon, M. Olabarrieta, A. D'Alpaos, L. Carniello, and G. Coco
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 105–116, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-105-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-105-2014, 2014
Observations of the effect of emergent vegetation on sediment resuspension under unidirectional currents and waves
R. O. Tinoco and G. Coco
Earth Surf. Dynam., 2, 83–96, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-83-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-2-83-2014, 2014

Related subject area

Physical: Geomorphology (including all aspects of fluvial, coastal, aeolian, hillslope and glacial geomorphology)
Alluvial cover on bedrock channels: applicability of existing models
Jagriti Mishra and Takuya Inoue
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 695–716, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-695-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-695-2020, 2020
Short summary
Scale breaks of suspended sediment rating in large rivers in Germany induced by organic matter
Thomas O. Hoffmann, Yannik Baulig, Helmut Fischer, and Jan Blöthe
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 661–678, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-661-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-661-2020, 2020
Short summary
Modelling impacts of spatially variable erosion drivers on suspended sediment dynamics
Giulia Battista, Peter Molnar, and Paolo Burlando
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 619–635, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-619-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-619-2020, 2020
Short summary
Mātauranga Māori in geomorphology: existing frameworks, case studies, and recommendations for incorporating Indigenous knowledge in Earth science
Clare Wilkinson, Daniel C. H. Hikuroa, Angus H. Macfarlane, and Matthew W. Hughes
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 595–618, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-595-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-595-2020, 2020
Short summary
The impact of earthquakes on orogen-scale exhumation
Oliver R. Francis, Tristram C. Hales, Daniel E. J. Hobley, Xuanmei Fan, Alexander J. Horton, Gianvito Scaringi, and Runqiu Huang
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 579–593, https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-579-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-579-2020, 2020
Short summary

Cited articles

Aagaard, T.: Multiple-bar morphodynamics and its relation to low-frequency edge waves, J. Coastal Res., 7, 801–813, 1991. a
Bowen, A. J. and Inman, D. L.: Edge waves and crescentic bars, J. Geophys. Res., 76, 8662–8671, 1971. a
Brivois, O., Idier, D., Thiébot, J., Castelle, B., Le Cozannet, G., and Calvete, D.: On the use of linear stability model to characterize the morphological behaviour of a double bar system. Application to Truc Vert beach (France), C. R. Geosci., 344, 277–287, 2012. a
Caballeria, M., Coco, G., Falqués, A., and Huntley, D. A.: Self-organization mechanisms for the formation of nearshore crescentic and transverse sand bars, J. Fluid Mech., 465, 379–410, 2002. a, b
Calvete, D., Dodd, N., Falqués, A., and van Leeuwen, S. M.: Morphological Development of Rip Channel Systems: Normal and Near Normal Wave Incidence, J. Geophys. Res., 110, C10006, https://doi.org/10.1029/2004JC002803, 2005. a, b, c, d
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
Sandbars are ubiquitous features of the surf zone. They are rarely straight and often develop crescentic shapes. Double sandbar systems are also common, but the possibility of feedback between inner and outer sandbars has not been fully explored. The presence of double sandbar systems affects wave transformation and can result in a variety of spatial patterns. Here we model the conditions, waves and initial bathymetry that lead to the emergence of different patterns.
Sandbars are ubiquitous features of the surf zone. They are rarely straight and often develop...
Citation