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Volume 8, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 265–278, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-265-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 8, 265–278, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-8-265-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  14 Jun 2016

14 Jun 2016

Coastline evolution of Portuguese low-lying sandy coast in the last 50 years: an integrated approach

Cristina Ponte Lira et al.
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Beach erosion is one of the leading problems that coastal regions face worldwide, and coastline evolution studies show how much it affects the coastal system. Usually these studies are site-specific and lack an integrated approach to either a large spatial domain or quantification using a single measurement. The first global Portuguese study on the subject is presented using an integrated approach. Results show erosion as dominant trend (−0.24 m year−1), but it is highly variable in space.
Beach erosion is one of the leading problems that coastal regions face worldwide, and coastline...
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