Morphodynamics, sedimentary and anthropogenic influences in the San Vicente de la Barquera estuary (North coast of Spain).

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Flor Blanco, Germán; Flor Rodríguez, Germán Santos; Pando González, Luis Alberto; Abanades, J.;
  • Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona
  • Journal: Geologica Acta (issn: 1696-5728, eissn: 1695-6133)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1344/GeologicaActa2015.13.4.2
  • Subject: Estuary; Progradation; Flood-tidal delta; Coriolis; Anthropogenic influences | Estuary | Coriolis | Confining barrier | Flood-tidal delta | estuary; confining barrier; progradation; flood-tidal delta; Coriolis | Anthropogenic influences | Progradation

The estuary of San Vicente de la Barquera (Cantabria, Spain) occupies two fluvial valleys that have incised into soft sedimentary rocks (Lower Mesozoic) and are controlled by inactive faults. These two estuary subsystems, the Escudo (main valley) and Gandarilla, share o... View more