publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

Experimental study of sediment fluxes on Barcelona's nearshore

Armengou Gallardo, Carla;
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  • Published: 20 Oct 2011
  • Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
The presence of suspended sediment in marine waters has several impacts, such as a degradation of the coastal ecosystem, pollution or a damaging effect on the tourism-oriented economies. FIELD_AC is a European project that aims to provide an improved operational service for coastal areas and generate added value for GMES predictions. This is achieved by the analysis of field cases. In this context, this minor thesis is based on the study of the information obtained in a field campaign carried out on Barcelona’s near shore between November of 2010 and January of 2011. The data studied in this minor thesis was acquired in two different deployments: A1 and A2, loca...
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free text keywords: :Enginyeria civil::Enginyeria hidràulica, marítima i sanitària::Ports i costes [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC], Marine sediments, Sediment fluxes, Nearshore, Barcelona, Sediments marins, Costes -- Catalunya -- Barcelona
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publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

Experimental study of sediment fluxes on Barcelona's nearshore

Armengou Gallardo, Carla;