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2.1. CSRU-DSS Architecture
2.2. Spatial Data Organization and Map Services
2.3. Automatic Coastal Numerical Programs and Numerical Services
- Step 1.
- The modeling layer acquires requisite calculated parameters from a new coastal project and a computational boundary, including spatial data and attributes. They are performed automatically according to actions on the customized webpage. The best fit background model (BM) is selected from a model bank containing a series of validated models and initial coastlines. The new coastal project is added and the computational domain is created.
- Step 2.
- The computational mesh is generated automatically. The mesh quality is improved by adding new nodes or adjusting the position of nodes in a poor grid after evaluation according to rules. Finally, the mesh met requirements of the numerical computational stability is obtained.
- Step 3.
- The relevant simulation data and parameters are extracted from the BM such as tidal level at the open boundary and water depth in the computational domain.
- Step 4.
- The project model is initiated and simulates the coastal conditions in multi-tidal cycles. The results of the numerical simulation are outputted automatically during the simulation.
- Step 5.
- Coastline and computational boundary data are re-read to create a new computational domain before project implementation. Steps 2 to 4 are repeated to output the calculated results before the project.
2.4. Assessment Modules and Decision-Aided Services
2.5. Integration of the CSRU-DSS
3. Case Study
3.1. Study Area and System Setup
3.2. Reclamation Scenario
3.3. Land-Based Outlet Scenario
4. Conclusions and Future Work
Conflicts of Interest
|CRSU||Coastal space resource utilization|
|CSRU-DSS||Coastal space resource utilization decision support system|
|GIS||Geographic Information System|
|ICZM||Integrated coastal zone management|
|JSP||Java Server Page|
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