WIT Press

Coastal Impact Of Puebla Farnals Marina (Valencia, Spain)

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MAR950301

Volume

9

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

553 kb

Author(s)

J. Serra

Abstract

Puebla Farnals marina is located on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, between the "El Puig" hemitombolo and Valencia Port. Therefore Puebla Farnals marina was planned and designed on a coastal area under erosion. The paper reports the effect of the marina development as a littoral barrier, evaluating the damages on downdrift shores. 1 Introduction The construction of ports upon sandy coasts mean the introduction of barriers to the littoral drift, that enlarge the beach when windward to the port and cause erosion when leeward. In the Puebla Farnals case, the marina was constructed when coast was already under an erosion process, and therefore increasing erosion. The paper presents the evolution of the coast line in time, from before and after of the construction. The aim of this paper to establ

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