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Sand budget trends and changes along the Holland coast
de Ruig, J.H.M.; Louisse, C.J. (1991). Sand budget trends and changes along the Holland coast. J. Coast. Res. 7(4): 1013-1026
In: Journal of Coastal Research. Coastal Education and Research Foundation: Fort Lauderdale. ISSN 0749-0208, more
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Keywords
    Beach face; Coastal zone management; Dunes; Surf zone; ANE, Netherlands, Dutch Coast [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • de Ruig, J.H.M.
  • Louisse, C.J.

Abstract
    The Dutch coast primarily consists of sandy dunes, beaches and shoreface. From 1963 onwards, the morphology of this system was regularly monitored, providing a very valuable morphological data set. Based on information from this data set, a sand budget study was undertaken for the central part of the Dutch coast, the 120 km long Holland coast. This paper aims at the description of large-scale morphological developments, both in time and in space. Therefore areas with morphologically distinct character were identified and trends in sand volume for these areas were calculated.

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