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Multi-timescale morphological modelling of a dune-fronted sandy beach (2018)
Journal Article
Karunarathna, H., Brown, J., Chatzirodou, A., Dissanayake, P., & Wisse, P. (2018). Multi-timescale morphological modelling of a dune-fronted sandy beach. Coastal Engineering, 136, 161-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coastaleng.2018.03.005

© 2018 The Authors Medium/long term trends (annual to decadal scale) of beach change are mostly used to make coastal management decisions. However, short term, extreme episodic events (short term) can erode the beach to exceed sustainable erosion thr... Read More about Multi-timescale morphological modelling of a dune-fronted sandy beach.

Modelling 3D hydrodynamics governing island-associated sandbanks in a proposed tidal stream energy site (2017)
Journal Article
Chatzirodou, A., Karunarathna, H., & Reeve, D. E. (2017). Modelling 3D hydrodynamics governing island-associated sandbanks in a proposed tidal stream energy site. Applied Ocean Research, 66, 79-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2017.04.008

© 2017 The Authors A 3D numerical modelling study to investigate the existing hydrodynamic regime of the Pentland Firth Inner Sound Channel, Scotland, UK is presented. Hydrodynamics that govern some sensitive sedimentary deposits in the Inner Sound C... Read More about Modelling 3D hydrodynamics governing island-associated sandbanks in a proposed tidal stream energy site.

Implementation of tidal turbines in MIKE 3 and Delft3D models of Pentland Firth & Orkney Waters (2017)
Journal Article
Waldman, S., Bastón, S., Nemalidinne, R., Chatzirodou, A., Venugopal, V., & Side, J. (2017). Implementation of tidal turbines in MIKE 3 and Delft3D models of Pentland Firth & Orkney Waters. Ocean and Coastal Management, 147, 21-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2017.04.015

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd As part of the Terawatt project, two regional-scale hydrodynamic models of the Pentland Firth & Orkney waters were developed using unaltered commercially-available software (MIKE 3 and Delft3D), in order to investigate the suitabi... Read More about Implementation of tidal turbines in MIKE 3 and Delft3D models of Pentland Firth & Orkney Waters.

Large scale three-dimensional modelling for wave and tidal energy resource and environmental impact: Methodologies for quantifying acceptable thresholds for sustainable exploitation (2016)
Journal Article
Gallego, A., Side, J., Baston, S., Waldman, S., Bell, M., James, M., …Burrows, M. (2017). Large scale three-dimensional modelling for wave and tidal energy resource and environmental impact: Methodologies for quantifying acceptable thresholds for sustainable exploitation. Ocean and Coastal Management, 147, 67-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2016.11.025

Highlights •We describe a modelling project to estimate the potential effects of wave & tidal stream renewables on the marine environment. •Realistic generic devices to be used by those without access to the technical details available to develop... Read More about Large scale three-dimensional modelling for wave and tidal energy resource and environmental impact: Methodologies for quantifying acceptable thresholds for sustainable exploitation.

Investigation of deep sea shelf sandbank dynamics driven by highly energetic tidal flows (2016)
Journal Article
Chatzirodou, A., Karunarathna, H., & Reeve, D. E. (2016). Investigation of deep sea shelf sandbank dynamics driven by highly energetic tidal flows. Marine Geology, 380, 245-263. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2016.04.011

© 2016 The Authors In this paper we describe a numerical modelling study carried out to investigate the prevailing sediment dynamics of two large sandbanks located at a site designated for future development of tidal stream energy extraction, in the... Read More about Investigation of deep sea shelf sandbank dynamics driven by highly energetic tidal flows.