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  • Coastal sustainability for uncertain futures: a Spanish Mediterranean case from the RISES-AM- project 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; García León, Manuel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Mösso Aranda, César; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia (2015)
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    This document presents the impacts of future climatic conditions as a function of coastal typology. The impact assessment is carried out at decadal and storm scales showing how such a combination produces the worst levels ...
  • El índice de calidad de playas (BQI) 

    Sardá, Rafael; Ariza, Eduard; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Villares Junyent, Míriam; Roca Bosch, Elisabet; Pintó, Josep; Martí, Carolina; Fraguell, Rosa María; Ballester, Ramón; Fluviá, Modest (Documenta Universitaria, 2013)
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    Considerando las playas como sistemas socioecológicos y la Gestión Integrada de Zonas Costeras (GIZC) como la herramienta básica para alcanzar un desarrollo sostenible en la zona costera, en este trabajo se desarrolla un ...
  • Erosion consequences on beach functions along the Maresme coast (NW Mediterranean, Spain) 

    Ballesteros Martínez, Caridad; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Bosom García, Eva (2018-01)
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    A methodology to analyse the influence of erosion on beach functions at a regional scale is presented. The method considers erosion hazards at different timescales and assesses consequences by evaluating impacts on recreation ...
  • Geomorfología costera urbana 

    Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2011-08-01)
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  • Impact of sea-level rise on the tourist-carrying capacity of Catalan beaches 

    López-Doriga Sandoval, Uxía; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Nicholls, Robert J. (2019-03)
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    Tourism provides about 11% of Catalonia's GDP, with most accommodations placed being associated with the “sun-and-sand” model. Since beaches are the main resource to be exploited, it is important to assess how their future ...
  • Impacts of sea-level rise-induced erosion on the Catalan coast 

    Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Bosom García, Eva; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Nicholls, Robert J. (2017-02)
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    The Catalan coast as most of the developed Mediterranean coastal zone is characterized by the coincidence of stresses and pressures on the natural system with a high exposure and low adaptive capacity. Due to this, climate ...
  • Natural accretion mechanisms: the role in future coastal sustainability 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; García León, Manuel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia (World Scientific Publishing, 2015)
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    Although recent research has focused on erosive processes, natural accretion mechanisms have been known for many years, and they can provide an efficient solution to deal with sediment starved coasts. In this paper we shall ...
  • The Tordera Delta, a hotspot to storm impacts in the coast northwards of Barcelona (NW Mediterranean) 

    Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sanuy Vázquez, Marc; Ballesteros Martínez, Caridad; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia (2018-04)
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    The Catalan coast, as most of the developed Mediterranean coastal zone, can be characterized as a high-risk area to the impact of storms due to the large concentration of values together with the dominance of eroding ...