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Title: Sedimentary budget on Las Canteras Beach, Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain)
Authors: Casanova Masjoan, María 
Director: Alonso Bilbao, Ignacio 
UNESCO Clasification: 250618 Sedimentología
Keywords: Playas
Sedimentos
Issue Date: 2015
Abstract: This paper deals with sedimentary balances and how the sediments move in function of the waves in a beach with special boundary conditions. For this purpose, the topography of the beach was done with a total station and two prism. Topography data were analyzed with SIG software. Wave data were taken from deepwater buoys. Two parameters were calculated, the Dean’s parameter and Larson’s (1988) parameter, to know the type of the beach. Balances show an accretion of sand on the beach even though in some periods there were big losses of sand on the beach. The parameters calculated are not good to estimate the type of the beach due to the boundary conditions of this particular beach
Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias del Mar
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/15032
Rights: by-nc-nd
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