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Challenges of the recreational use of Amazon beaches

Author
Cajueiro, L.; de Sousa-Felix, R.; da Costa, R.; Jimenez, J.A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Ocean and coastal management
Date of publication
2018-11
Volume
165
First page
52
Last page
62
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.08.012 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/125121 Open in new window
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327250759_Challenges_of_the_recreational_use_of_Amazon_beaches Open in new window
URL
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0964569118302187 Open in new window
Abstract
The Amazon coast is characterized by a heterogeneous landscape, ranging from zones of intense urban development to sparsely-populated areas with little or no infrastructure or public services (Szlafstein, 2012). The most popular beaches are subject to unplanned development, which has created a range of natural and anthropogenic hazards, related primarily to the erosion provoked by inadequate constructions, bacteriological contamination from sewage outfalls, litter pollution, and oil spills (Andr...
Citation
Cajueiro, L., de Sousa-Felix, R., da Costa, R., Jimenez, J.A. Challenges of the recreational use of Amazon beaches. "Ocean and coastal management", Novembre 2018, vol. 165, p. 52-62.
Group of research
LIM/UPC - Maritime Engineering Laboratory

Participants

  • Cajueiro Carneiro Pereira, Luci  (author)
  • de Sousa-Felix, Rosigleyse Corrêa  (author)
  • da Costa, Rauquírio Marinho  (author)
  • Jimenez Quintana, Jose Antonio  (author)