Evolution of Sediment Parameters after a Beach Nourishment
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DepartmentCiencias y Técnicas de la Navegación y Construcciones Navales; Física Aplicada; Ingeniería Industrial e Ingeniería Civil
SourceLand 10, no. 9: 914
A methodology for monitoring the behaviour and size of sand after a beach nourishment process is presented herein. Four sampling campaigns (before and just after the nourishment, after six months and one year later) were performed on four beaches of the Gulf of Cadiz (Spain). D50 and sorting size parameters were analysed. Among the results, it should be noted that differences of up to 20% between native and nourished sand values disappear only one year after the nourishment.