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Wave attenuation over coastal salt marshes under storm surge conditions
Möller, I.; Kudella, M.; Rupprecht, F.; Spencer, T.; Paul, M.; van Wesenbeeck, B.K.; Wolters, G.; Jensen, K.; Bouma, T.J.; Miranda-Lange, M.; Schimmels, S. (2014). Wave attenuation over coastal salt marshes under storm surge conditions. Nature Geoscience 7(10): 727-731. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2251
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Möller, I.
  • Kudella, M.
  • Rupprecht, F.
  • Spencer, T.
  • Paul, M.
  • van Wesenbeeck, B.K., more
  • Wolters, G.
  • Jensen, K.
  • Bouma, T.J., more
  • Miranda-Lange, M.
  • Schimmels, S.

Abstract
    Salt marshes protect coastlines against waves. Wave flume experiments show that marsh vegetation causes substantial wave dissipation and prevents erosion of the underlying surface, even during extreme storm surge conditions.

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