SANTA CRISTINA BEACH NOURISHMENT WORKS AND MONITORING PROGRAM

E. Toba, G. Gomez-Pina, J. Alavarez

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is to analyze the suitability of the solution adopted to restore Santa Cristina beach in La Corufia (Spain) . The solution, which did not include any structures such as groins, consisted of adding 450.000 M3. of sand dredged from the sea bottom. Also, a monitoring program was carried out for two years in order to implement appropriate coastal management strategies.

Keywords


beach nourishment; beach monitoring; Santa Christina Beach

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