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    • 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. ...
    • Federal conservation units in the Brazilian amazon coastal zone: an adequate approach to control recreational activities? 

      Coelho Pessoa, Rubem Manoel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; da Costa, Rauquírio Marinho; Cajueiro Carneiro Pereira, Luci (2019-08)
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      Coastal tourism usually is of enormous interest to local coastal communities due to its potential for the creation of jobs and the generation of income. Within this context, beaches are the main resource since they comprise ...
    • Financing and implementation of adaptation measures to climate change along the Spanish coast 

      López-Doriga Sandoval, Uxía; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Bisaro, Alexander; Hinkel, Jochen (Elsevier, 2020-04)
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      Understanding how we are adapting to climate change in coastal areas is an essential issue in the long-term coastal planning. While most of existing studies focus on mapping the current state of adaptation plans, there is ...
    • Generic adaptation pathways for coastal archetypes under uncertain sea-level rise 

      Haasnoot, Marjolijn; Brown, Sally; Scussolini, Paolo; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Vafeidis, Athanasios T.; Nicholls, Robert J. (IOP Publishing, 2019-07)
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      Adaptation to coastal flood risk is hampered by high uncertainty in the rate and magnitude of sea-level rise. Subsequently, adaptation decisions carry strong risks of under- or over-investment, and could lead to costly ...
    • Geomorfología costera urbana 

      Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Valdemoro Garcia, Herminia; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2011-08-01)
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    • How good are symmetric triangular synthetic storms to represent real events for coastal hazard modelling 

      Duo, Enrico; Sanuy Vázquez, Marc; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Ciavola, Paolo (2020-08)
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      Coastal risk assessments rely on proper quantification of storm-induced erosion and flooding, and often involve calculations via numerical models. When the real time-series data of a storm are not available as forcing ...
    • Impact of relative sea-level rise on low-lying coastal areas of Catalonia, NW Mediterranean, Spain 

      López-Doriga Sandoval, Uxía; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2020-11)
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      Low-lying coastal areas are high-risk areas regarding sea-level rise (SLR) due to the combination of low elevation, subsidence and currently low sediment supply, on the one hand, and their high natural and socio-economic ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
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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)
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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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    • Morphodynamic studies in sandy Amazonian environments 

      Cajueiro Carneiro Pereira, Luci; Trindade, Wellington N.; do Nascimento, Anderson Thiago; Vila Concejo, Ana; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio (2020-03)
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      The present study evaluated the different morphodynamic scenarios that arise under varying tidal and wave conditions on a sandy beach (Ajuruteua) and an exposed tidal flat (Vila dos Pescadores) on the Amazon coast of ...
    • 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)
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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)
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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 ...