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    • A Bayesian Network methodology for coastal hazard assessments on a regional scale: the BN-CRAF 

      Sanuy Vázquez, Marc; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Plant, Nathaniel G. (2020-04)
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      Hazard assessment is one of the key elements to be included in any coastal risk assessment framework. Characterizing storm-induced erosion and inundation involves the assessment of the coastal response under the forcing ...
    • 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 (2018-01)
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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 ...
    • Calibración de observaciones visuales de oleaje en la costa del Delta del Ebro (I: Análisis escalar) 

      Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim (1994-05)
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      An analysis of calibration of visual wave data (height and period) has been made in the Ebro Delta coast using two years of simultaneous data of a directional waverider buoy. The obtained results show a good correlation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Differences in assigning probabilities to coastal inundation hazard estimators: event versus response approaches 

      Sanuy Vázquez, Marc; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Toimil Silva, Alexandra (2020-01)
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      Coastal flood risk assessment requires a reliable estimation of the frequency of inundation hazards, that is, characterising the hazard magnitude and assigning a probability of occurrence. In this work we analyse the ...
    • Dinàmica litoral, efectes dels temporals i comportament de les platges 

      Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2020)
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      El temporal Gloria a la costa catalana es desenvolupà entre els dies 19 i 23 de gener de 2020 quan l’altura d’ona significant, Hs, ultrapassà un llindar d’1,5 m, tot i assolint el pic el dia 20. El temporal va ser fruit ...
    • 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 ...
    • El problema erosivo en el Delta del Ebro 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Gelonch, Gerard; Nieto Romeral, Justo (1997-09)
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      Se analizan los cambios costeros en el delta del Ebro a tres escalas diferentes: largo y medio plazo y sucesos episódicos, poniendo especial énfasis en sus implicaciones en cuanto a la erosión costera. Como resultado ...
    • 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 de la Barra del Trabucador durante la tormenta de octubre de 1990 

      Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; García López, Marco Antonio; Overeem, Jan van; Steetzel, Hank (1991-02)
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      Durante la primera quincena de octubre de 1990 se presentó en la costa catalana un temporal de gran magnitud. La acción del temporal sobre la costa del Delta del Ebro produjo la rotura de la Barra del Trabucador, movilizando ...
    • 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 ...