Wave-induced bottom shear stress estimation in shallow water exemplified by using deep water wind statistics
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OriginalversjonOceanologia. 2017, 59 (2), 102-107. 10.1016/j.oceano.2016.09.002
The paper provides a simple and analytical method which can be used to give estimates of the wave-induced bottom shear stress for very rough beds and mud beds in shallow water based on wind statistics in deep water. This is exemplified by using long-term wind statistics from the northern North Sea, and by providing examples representing realistic field conditions. Based on, for example, global wind statistics, the present results can be used to make estimates of the bottom shear stress in shallow water.