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Title: Characterization of the contemporary aeolian sediment dynamics of Boa Vista (Cape Verde)
Authors: Hernández Calvento, Luis 
Suárez Rodríguez, Carlos
UNESCO Clasification: 250618 Sedimentología
2511 Ciencias del suelo (Edafología)
5403 Geografía humana
Keywords: Aeolian Sedimentary Dynamics
Boa Vista
Cape Verde
Issue Date: 2006
Journal: Journal of Coastal Research 
Abstract: This article presents a preliminary characterization of the contemporary aeolian sediment dynamics of the island of Boa Vista (Cape Verde Archipelago). Preliminary results suggest that the entire island represents an integrated aeolian/marine sediment transport system involving transport around and across the island under the influence of the Trade Winds. Human interference in the sediment transport system has been noted and recommendations for future development to take account of natural dynamics are presented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/76407
ISSN: 0749-0208
Source: Journal of Coastal Research [ISSN 0749-0208], n. 48, p. 64-68, (Otoño 2006)
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