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  • A review of potential physical impacts on harbours in the Mediterranean Sea under climate change 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Brown, Sally; Casas-Prat, Mercè; Nicholls, Robert J.; Lionello, Piero; Conte, Dario (2016-12)
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    The potential impact of climate change on port operations and infrastructures has received much less attention than the corresponding impact for beach systems. However, ports have always been vulnerable to weather extremes ...
  • 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 ...