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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.
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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  • 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.

    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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