Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-411-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-411-2021
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09 Mar 2021
Research article |  | 09 Mar 2021

Effects of marine traffic on sediment erosion and accumulation in ports: a new model-based methodology

Antonio Guarnieri, Sina Saremi, Andrea Pedroncini, Jacob H. Jensen, Silvia Torretta, Marco Vaccari, and Caterina Vincenzi

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The powerful jets of currents induced by vessels' propellers in ports often cause areas of erosion and deposition, strongly impacting the port's operability. The capacity to fully understand and predict these complex dynamics would be a fundamental help for port operators in order to optimize and efficiently plan port management and seabed maintenance. In the present work, we show how this is possible using high-resolution modeling of hydrodynamics and sediment transport.