Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies

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Lagoons represent nearly 13% of the shoreline globally and around 5% in Europe. Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies separated from the ocean by a barrier (e.g., narrow spit), connected at least intermittently to the ocean by one or more restricted inlets, and usually geographically oriented parallel to the shore-line. Coastal lagoons are flexible and usually able to cope with environmental change, yet nowadays they are under threat. This is partly due to climate change impacts (for example, sea-level rise and hydro ...

Coastal Lagoons in Europe: Integrated Water Resource Strategies 2015, IWA Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781780406282

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