SMS:GenCade Events

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The GenCade simulation can also include timed events that impact the shoreline. These include dredging events at an inlet, beach fill (nourishment) events, and bypassing events.

Beach Fill

Parameters for characterizing beach fills include begin and end time, location, and width. To define a beach fill, proceed with the following steps:

  1. Select the arc associated with the beach fill or select the menu option GenCade | Edit Beach Fill.
  2. The GenCade Beach Fill dialog will appear allowing the entry of beach fill parameters.

Bypassing Event

Parameters for characterizing bypassing events include begin and end time, location, and bypassing rate. To define a bypassing event, proceed with the following steps:

  1. Select the arc associated with the bypass or select the menu option GenCade | Edit Bypassing.
  2. The GenCade Bypassing dialog will appear allowing the entry of bypassing parameters.
GenCade Beach Fill table
GenCade Bypassing table

Dredging Events

Dredging events are created along inlets. See Dredging Events in the GenCade Structures article.

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