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  • 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 ...
  • Linking source with consequences of coastal storm impacts for climate change and risk reduction scenarios for Mediterranean sandy beaches 

    Sanuy Vázquez, Marc; Duo, Enrico; Jager, Wiebke S.; Ciavola, Paolo; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2018-07)
    Article
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    Integrated risk assessment approaches to support coastal managers' decisions when designing plans are increasingly becoming an urgent need. To enable efficient coastal management, possible present and future scenarios must ...
  • Management of estuarine beaches on the Amazon coast though the application of recreational carrying capacity indices 

    de Sousa, Rosigleyse C.; Pereira, Luci Cajueiro Carneiro; da Costa, Rauquírio Marinho; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2017-04)
    Article
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    The purpose of this paper is to determine the Recreational Carrying Capacity of three estuarine beaches (Colares, Marudá and Murubira) on the Amazon coast of Brazil, based on the combined assessment of natural conditions ...
  • Management strategy for the Ebro delta in the context of flooding and climate change 

    Galofré, Jordi; Ortiz, Dolores; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Medina, Raul (Permanent International Association Navigation Channels, 2012-05-25)
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    The Ebro delta is located on the Spanish Mediterranean coast about 200 km southward of Barcelona. It has an approximate subaerial surface of 325 km2 with about the 50 % lying below the height +0.5 m above MWL. This deltaic ...
  • Modelling barrier beaches under storms with XBEACH: The case of the Trabucador bar 

    García León, Manuel; Solé, J.M.; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Alomar, Marta; Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Fernández, J.; Pallarès López, Elena; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2011)
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  • Morphological changes, beach inundation and overwash caused by an extreme storm on a low-lying embayed beach bounded by a dune system (NW Mediterranean) 

    Duran, Ruth; Guillén Aranda, Jorge; Ruiz García, Antonio; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sagrista, Enric (2016-12)
    Article
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    The geomorphological evolution of a low-lying, micro-tidal sandy beach in the western Mediterranean, Pals beach, was characterized using airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data. Data were collected in prior to ...
  • Multihazard coastal vulnerability assessment 

    Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), 2013)
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    A general framework to assess coastal vulnerability taking into account the functions supported the coast is presented by defining specific coastal optimum and failure states for each function. It considers morphodynamic ...
  • 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 ...
  • Natural and human controls of water quality of an Amazon estuary (Caeté-PA, Brazil) 

    Cunha Monteiro Brenardi, Marcela; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Cajueiro Carneiro, Luci (2016-05)
    Article
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    Estuarine waters are usually eutrophic due to nutrients input derived from natural and anthropogenic sources. In the Caete Estuary, nutrients and thermotolerant coliforms input is intensified by the absence of a public ...
  • Planform and mobility in the Meaípe-Maimbá embayed beach on the South East coast of Brazil 

    Albino, Jacqueline; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Oliveira, Tiago C.A. (2016-01)
    Article
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    The Meaipe-Maimba embayed beach (MMEB) on the south-east coast of Brazil has been subject to anthropogenic pressures since the 70's. In this study we discuss the adequacy and contribution of the parabolic planform model ...
  • Playas agotadas 

    Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2011-05)
    Article
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    Impedimos el aporte de sedimentos y alteramos la dinámica natural costera. ¿Y todavía nos extraña que las playas se hallen en retroceso?
  • Probabilistic coastal vulnerability assessment to storms at regional scale : application to Catalan beaches (NW Mediterranean) 

    Bosom García, Eva; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2011)
    Article
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    A methodology to assess storm-induced coastal vulnerability taking into account the different induced processes separately (inundation and erosion) is presented. It is based on a probabilistic approach where hazards time ...
  • Regional vulnerability analysis of Catalan beaches to storms 

    Mendoza Ponce, Ernesto Tonatiuh; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2009-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    A framework to estimate coastal vulnerability to storm impacts at a regional scale is presented. It assesses the physical coastal vulnerability to storm impacts by separately estimating two components: flooding and erosion. ...
  • Selecting coastal hotspots to storm impacts at the regional scale: a Coastal Risk Assessment Framework 

    Viavattene, Christophe; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Priest, S.; Owen, D.; McCall, R.; Ferreira, Óscar Manuel Fernandes Cerveira (2018-04)
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    Managing coastal risk at the regional scale requires a prioritization of resources along the shoreline. A transparent and rigorous risk assessment should inform managers and stakeholders in their choices. This requires ...
  • Sensitivity of storm-induced hazards in a highly curvilinear coastline to changing storm directions: the Tordera delta case (NW Mediterranean) 

    Sanuy Vázquez, Marc; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2019-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Extreme coastal storms, especially when incident in areas with densely urbanized coastlines, are one of the most damaging forms of natural disasters. The main hazards originating from coastal storms are inundation and ...
  • Storm-induced coastal hazard assessment at regional scale: application to Catalonia (NW Mediterranean) 

    Bosom García, Eva; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2010)
    Article
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    A methodology for coastal hazard assessment at regional scale is presented and applied to the Catalan coast (NW Mediterranean). The method separately evaluates erosion and inundation hazards by using wave time series and ...
  • Storm-induced risk assessment: evaluation of two tools at the regional and hotspot scale 

    Ferreira, O.; Viavattene, Christophe; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2018-04)
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    Coastal zones are under increasing risk as coastal hazards increase due to climate change and the consequences of these also increase due to on-going economic development. To effectively deal with this increased risk ...
  • The ability of societies to adapt to twenty-first-century sea-level rise 

    Hinkel, Jochen; Aerts, Jereoen C. J. H.; Brown, Sally; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018-06)
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    Against the background of potentially substantial sea-level rise, one important question is to what extent are coastal societies able to adapt? This question is often answered in the negative by referring to sinking islands ...
  • 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)
    Article
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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 ...
  • The trophic status of an Amazonian estuary under anthropogenic pressure (Brazil) 

    Cunha Monteiro Brenardi, Marcela; Pereira, Luci Cajueiro Carneiro; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2016-03)
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    The effects of the anthropogenic process on the trophic status of the Caete estuary (located 150 km southwest of the Amazon delta) were undertaken under different climate conditions. To do this, oceanographic data were ...