Welcome to AeoLiS’s Documentation

AeoLiS is a process-based model for simulating aeolian sediment transport in situations where supply-limiting factors are important, like in coastal environments. Supply-limitations currently supported are soil moisture contents, sediment sorting and armouring, bed slope effects, air humidity and roughness elements.

This documentation describes the Python implementation of the AeoLiS model. The source code of the Python implementation can be found in GitHub.



  • AeoLiS was initially developed at Delft University of Technology with support from the ERC-Advanced Grant 291206 Nearshore Monitoring and Modeling (NEMO) and Deltares.

  • AeoLiS is currently maintained by Bart van Westen at Deltares, Nick Cohn at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) and Sierd de Vries at Delft University of Technology.

  • Further developement of AeoLiS is supported by the Digital Competence Centre, Delft University of Technology.

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