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  • A Mediterranean coastal database for assessing the impacts of sea-level rise and associated hazards 

    Wolff, Claudia; Vafeidis, Athanasios T.; Muis, Sanne; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (Nature, 2018-03)
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    We have developed a new coastal database for the Mediterranean basin that is intended for coastal impact and adaptation assessment to sea-level rise and associated hazards on a regional scale. The data structure of the ...
  • A MSFD complementary approach for the assessment of pressures, knowledge and data gaps in Southern European Seas: the PERSEUS experience 

    Crise, A.; Kaberi, H; Ruiz, J; Zatsepin, A; Arashkevich, E; Giani, M; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2015-06)
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    PERSEUS project aims to identify the most relevant pressures exerted on the ecosystems of the Southern European Seas (SES), highlighting knowledge and data gaps that endanger the achievement of SES Good Environmental Status ...
  • A multi-component flood risk assessment in the Maresme coast (NW Mediterranean) 

    Ballesteros Martínez, Caridad; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Viavattene, Christophe (2017-09)
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    Coastal regions are the areas most threatened by natural hazards, with floods being the most frequent and significant threat in terms of their induced impacts, and therefore, any management scheme requires their evaluation. ...
  • Analytical model of beach erosion and overwash during storms 

    Larson, Magnus; Donnelly, Chantal; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Hanson, Hans (2009-09)
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    During severe storms high waves and water levels may greatly impact the sub-aerial portion of the beach inducing significant morphological change at elevations that the waves can not reach under normal conditions. Morphological ...
  • Application of the DPSIR framework to the evaluation of the recreational and environmental conditions on estuarine beaches of the Amazon coast 

    de Sousa, Rosigleyse C.; Pereira, Luci Cajueiro Carneiro; Trindade, Wellington N.; da Costa, Rauquírio Marinho; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2017-11)
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    The present study proposes a diagnosis of the conditions and impacts on estuarine beaches of the Amazonian coast based on the application of the DPSIR (Driving Forces, Pressures, State, Impact, Responses) model, which ...
  • Buscando el uso sostenible de las playas 

    Sardá, Rafael; Ariza, Eduard; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (Societat d’Història Natural de les Balears, 2013)
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    Las playas son sistemas naturales sometidos en la actualidad a una gran presión humana y climática. Al igual que otros sistemas costeros desempeñan múltiples funciones ecológicas, siendo tres las más relevantes: actuar ...
  • Challenges of the recreational use of Amazon beaches 

    Cajueiro Carneiro Pereira, Luci; de Sousa-Felix, Rosigleyse Corrêa; da Costa, Rauquírio Marinho; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2018-11)
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    The Amazon coast is characterized by a heterogeneous landscape, ranging from zones of intense urban development to sparsely-populated areas with little or no infrastructure or public services (Szlafstein, 2012). The most ...
  • 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 ...
  • Comparison of Coastal Vulnerability Index applications for Barcelona Province 

    Koroglu, Aysun; Ranasinghe, Roshanka; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Dastgheib, Ali (2019-08)
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    The Coastal Vulnerability Index (CVI) is one of the simplest and commonly used methods to assess coastal vulnerability to sea-level rise (SLR) driven erosion and/or inundation. In this way, it is a common tool contributing ...
  • 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 ...
  • Environmental indicators GIS of the Catalan coast 

    Brenner, Jorge; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sardá, Rafael (Springer, 2010)
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  • 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 ...
  • Erosión en las playas y gestión desintegrada: la problemática actual de la playa de s'Abanell 

    Sardà, Rafael; Conde, Roberto; Casadesús, Maria; Sánchez, Aida; Lozoya, Juan Pablo; Pintó, Josep; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (Documenta Universitaria, 2013)
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    La erosión costera es un problema de ámbito global que se muestra en toda su crudeza en las playas. El problema suscitado en la playa de S’Abanell es el de una disminución de su superficie como consecuencia de una evolución ...
  • Estuarine beaches of the Amazon coast: environmental and recreational characterization 

    de Sousa, Rosigleyse C.; Pereira, Luci Cajueiro Carneiro; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2016-03)
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    The Amazon coast is rich in natural resources, with highly valued natural landscapes and ecological systems. These environments include estuarine beaches, which are important areas for recreational activities. The present ...
  • Expectativas de los usuarios y necesidad de una gestión diferencial a lo largo de la Costa Brava: playas urbanas vs. playas naturales protegidas 

    Lozoya, Juan Pablo; Sardà, Rafael; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (Documenta Universitaria, 2013)
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    Las playas son sistemas socioecológicos donde las dimensiones físicas, ecológicas, sociales y económicas interactúan, ofreciendo diversas funciones y servicios ecosistémicos que conducen a mejorar el bienestar humano. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Influence of a drought event on hydrological characteristics of a small estuary on the Amazon mangrove coast 

    Pereira, Luci Cajueiro Carneiro; Costa, Adila K. R.; da Costa, Rauquírio Marinho; Magalhaes, Andre; Flores-Montes, Manuel J.; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2018-05)
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    The effects of atypical climatic conditions, such as those of a drought event, are remarkably accentuated in minor estuaries filled with sediments and with reduced or sporadic freshwater input, where the salinity intrusion ...
  • Investigació + enginyeria per a una zona costanera més sostenible 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Mösso Aranda, César; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-16)
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    Aquest article presenta tres projectes que han contribuït a desenvolupar noves eines per a millorar el projecte d’estructures i actuacions d’enginyeria civil a la zona costanera. L’objectiu és plantejar com es poden fer ...