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Title: Rocky coast in Catalonia
Authors: Montoya Montes, Isabel 
Sánchez García, María José 
Alonso, Iganacio 
Casamayor, Mariona
Rodríguez Santalla, Inmaculada
UNESCO Clasification: 251010 Procesos litorales o sublitorales
250607 Geomorfología
250618 Sedimentología
Keywords: Spain
Catalonia
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Springer 
Abstract: Rocky coasts, widely present along the world shorelines, have been studied from different points of view. Some sectors of rocky coast at Catalonia has been mapped and described by several authors along time. This paper includes a revision of those studies and analyzes some topographical data in order to obtain a global geomorphological characterization of rocky coast including also its relation with other environmental factors such as waves, precipitations and lithology. Remarkable differences between North and South regions have been reported. Moreover, because of the importance of rock fall events as a process affecting this areas, one example of susceptibility analysis to rock fall at Tarragona coast has been presented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/55829
ISBN: 978-3-319-93168-5
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-93169-2_5
Source: The Spanish Coastal Systems / Morales J. (eds). Springer, Cham. ISBN 978-3-319-93169-2 (on-line), p. 93-113
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