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Beach and dune nourishment and environmental aspects
Adriaanse, L.A.; Coosen, J. (1991). Beach and dune nourishment and environmental aspects. Coast. Eng. 16(1): 129-146. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/0378-3839(91)90056-M
In: Coastal Engineering: An International Journal for Coastal, Harbour and Offshore Engineers. Elsevier: Amsterdam; Lausanne; New York; Oxford; Shannon; Tokyo. ISSN 0378-3839, more
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Keywords
    Beach nourishment; Beaches; Dunes; Environmental impact; Food chains; Zoobenthos; ANE, Netherlands [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Adriaanse, L.A.
  • Coosen, J., more

Abstract
    Beach and dune nourishment can be viewed as a dynamic and environmentally responsible method of protecting the coast, which makes use of indigenous material. This contribution discusses beach and dune nourishment in terms of their environmental impact in borrow and fill areas, while also the landscaping requirements associated with replenishment activities are discussed.In a case study some preliminary conclusions of a monitoring programme of a beach nourishment carried out in 1987 at Schouwen in the southwest of the Netherlands are given.

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