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    • Geomorfología costera urbana 

      Gracia García, Vicente; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2011-08-01)
      Part of book or chapter of book
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    • Green measures for Mediterranean harbours under a changing climate 

      Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; García León, Manuel; Gracia García, Vicente; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2017-06)
      Article
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      Harbour operability may be hampered by climate change. Green solutions can be used to provide extra flexibility with respect to present grey infrastructure to adapt to, and mitigate, such functional disruptions with ...
    • Hydro morphodynamic modelling in Mediterranean storms: errors and uncertainties under sharp gradients 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia García, Vicente; García León, Manuel (2014-02)
      Article
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      This paper deals with the limits in hydrodynamic and morphodynamic predictions for semi-enclosed coastal domains subject to sharp gradients (in bathymetry, topography, sediment transport and coastal damages). It starts ...
    • Image analysis of surf zone hydrodynamics 

      Redondo Apraiz, José Manuel; Falqués Serra, Albert; Rodríguez, A.; Bahía, E.; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia García, Vicente; Stive, Marcel J.F. (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 1994)
      Conference lecture
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    • Impact of climate change on berthing areas in ports of the Balearic Islands: adaptation measures 

      Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Gracia García, Vicente; Altomare, Corrado; Mösso Aranda, César; González Marco, Daniel; Gómez Aguar, Jesús Javier; Barcelo Vogt, Mateo; Barahona Bellido, Cristina (Frontiers Media, 2023-10)
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      Climate change generates impacts on coastal areas due to sea-level rise and potential modifications in wave and storm surge patterns. Since harbours are located in littoral areas, they will experience different impacts ...
    • Impact of climate change on nearshore waves at a beach protected by a barrier reef 

      la Hausse de Lalouviere, Claude; Gracia García, Vicente; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel (2020-06)
      Article
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      Barrier reefs dissipate most incoming wind-generated waves and, as a consequence, regulate the morphodynamics of its inbounded shorelines. The coastal protective capacity of reefs may nevertheless be compromised by climate ...
    • Influence of seagrass meadow length on beach morphodynamics: an experimental study 

      Astudillo Gutiérrez, Carlos Salvador; Gracia García, Vicente; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Elsevier, 2024-04)
      Article
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      A novel flume experiment was conducted to compare the sheltering effect of surrogate seagrass meadows of two different lengths against a bare beach (benchmark). The analyses focused on assessing the impact of meadow ...
    • Investigació + enginyeria per a una zona costanera més sostenible 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Gracia García, 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)
      Conference lecture
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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 ...
    • Managing coastal environments under climate change: pathways to adaptation 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; García León, Manuel; Gracia García, Vicente; Devoy, Robert; Stanica, Adrian; Gault, Jeremy (2016-12)
      Article
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      This paper deals with the question of how to manage vulnerable coastal systems so as to make them sustainable under present and future climates. This is interpreted in terms of the coastal functionality, mainly natural ...
    • Metodología para la delimitación de la zona de inundación del oleaje en el mapa para la prevención de riesgos geológicos de Cataluña 

      Pinyol, Jordi; García León, Manuel; Gonzalez, Marta; Lin Ye, Jue; Oller, Pere; Gracia García, Vicente; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2015)
      Conference report
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      El Mapa para la Prevención de Riesgos Geológicos a escala 1:25.000 (MPRG25M) del Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya es un mapa multi-peligrosidad que incluye la representación de los fenómenos y indicios de ...
    • Modelling barrier beaches under storms with XBEACH: The case of the Trabucador bar 

      García León, Manuel; Solé, J.M.; Gracia García, Vicente; Alomar, Marta; Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Fernández, J.; Pallarès López, Elena; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2011)
      Conference report
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    • Modelling of future extreme storm surges at the NW Mediterranean coast (Spain) 

      Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Gracia García, Vicente; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Lionello, Piero; Conte, Dario; Pérez Gómez, Begoña; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2020-02)
      Article
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      Storm surges are one of the main drivers for extreme flooding at the coastal areas. Such events can be characterized with the maximum level in an extreme storm surge event (surge peak), as well as the duration of the event. ...
    • Multivariate hybrid modelling of future wave-storms at the northwestern Black Sea 

      Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Gracia García, Vicente; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Stanica, Adrian; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      The characterization of future wave-storms and their relationship to large-scale climate can provide useful information for environmental or urban planning at coastal areas. A hybrid methodology (process-based and statistical) ...
    • Multivariate statistical modelling of future marine storms 

      Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Gracia García, Vicente; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Lionello, Piero; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2017-04)
      Article
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      Extreme events, such as wave-storms, need to be characterized for coastal infrastructure design purposes. Such description should contain information on both the univariate behaviour and the joint-dependence of storm-variables. ...
    • Natural accretion mechanisms: the role in future coastal sustainability 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia García, Vicente; García León, Manuel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia (World Scientific Publishing, 2015)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Nature based solutions for sediment starved deltas: the Ebro case in the Spanish Mediterranean coast 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Ibañez, Carles; Gracia García, Vicente; Garrote De marcos, Luis Maria; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; López Gómez, David; de la Peña Olivas, José Manuel; Caiola, Nuno; Munne, Antoni; Espanya Forcadell, Antoni; Iglesias Picazo, Ana; Rovira, Albert; González Marco, Daniel; Grassa Garrido, José María (World Scientific, 2023)
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      Deltas in river regulated basins have become coastal vulnerability hotspots, for which traditional coastal engineering does not provide acceptable risk reductions. This is well illustrated by the Ebro delta (W Mediterranean) ...
    • Nature-based strategies for water renewal in micro-tidal coastal bays: application to the Ebre delta in the NW Mediterranean 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Gracia García, Vicente; Fernández-Pedrera Balsells, Marta; Mösso Aranda, César; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel (Consorzio per il coordinamento delle ricerche inerenti al sistema lagunare di Venezia (CORILA), 2020)
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      The Fangar Bay, located at the northern lobe of the Ebro delta in the Spanish Mediterranean coast, supports an important aquaculture industry that must coexist with eco-tourism and water sports enterprises.These activities ...
    • On the performance of high frequency radar in the western Mediterranean during the record-breaking storm Gloria 

      Lorente Jiménez, Pablo; Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Reyes Reyes, Emma; Fernandes, Maria; García Sotillo, Marcos; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Ruiz Gil de la Serna, María Isabel; Gracia García, Vicente; Pérez Rubio, Susana; Aznar, Roland; Alonso-Martirena Tornos, Andrés; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique (2021-03)
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      Storm Gloria (January 19–24, 2020) hit the NW Mediterranean Sea with heavy rainfall, strong easterly winds, and very high waves, causing structural damages and 13 fatalities. The low-lying Ebro Delta (ED) region was severely ...
    • Operational forecast of beach morphodynamics: reliability and prediction limits 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia García, Vicente; Grifoll Colls, Manel; García León, Manuel; Pallarés, Elena (Coastal Engineering Research Council, 2012)
      Conference lecture
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      The paper presents a nested and coupled modelling suite including meteorological, waves, currents and morphodynamics sub-routines. The sequence has been applied to two distinctiv e beaches along the Catalan coast in the ...
    • PIMA Adapta Costas, a characterisation of flooding and erosion under different climate change scenarios along the Catalan coast 

      Sánchez Artús, Xavier; Gracia García, Vicente; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Pinyol Guamis, Jordi; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021)
      Conference lecture
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      Climate change, with sea level rise as one of its main consequences, will heavily change the dynamics of the coast in the next years. The assessment of the impacts that could cause is a key issue to anticipate measures and ...