Shoreline Changes on the Wave-Influenced Senegal River Delta, West Africa: The Roles of Natural Processes and Human Interventions

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Sadio, Mamadou ; Anthony, Edward, ; Diaw, Amadou, ; DUSSOUILLEZ, Philippe ; FLEURY, Jules ; Kane, Alioune ; Almar, Rafael ; Kestenare, Élodie (2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/w9050357
  • Subject: longshore sediment transport | spit breaching | [SDU.ENVI]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Continental interfaces, environment | [ SDU.ENVI ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Continental interfaces, environment | delta vulnerability | [SDU.STU.HY]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Hydrology | [ SDU.STU.HY ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Hydrology | [SHS.GEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography | [ SHS.GEO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography | ERA hindcast waves | Langue de Barbarie spit | Senegal River delta | river-mouth migration | [SDE.MCG]Environmental Sciences/Global Changes | [ SDE.MCG ] Environmental Sciences/Global Changes

International audience; The Senegal River delta in West Africa, one of the finest examples of " wave-influenced " deltas, is bounded by a spit periodically breached by waves, each breach then acting as a shifting mouth of the Senegal River. Using European Re-Analysis (E... View more
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