Theoretical Study of Artificial Nourishment on the Suape Beach, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

by Gilberto O. M. Fialho, Univ Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
Robson J. Calixto, Univ Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '93

Abstract: This paper describes the theoretical studies developed to design the artificial nourishment on Suape Beach, State of Pernambuco, Brazil. The basis concepts are briefly discussed, as well as the criteria used to obtain de necessary data. The environmental impacts are commented and a set of recommendations is presented concerning the establishment of a program the could allow, as soon as the works have been concluded, the comparison between the theoretical study and the prototype then built.

Subject Headings: Beach nourishment | Developing countries | Comparative studies | Environmental issues | Sustainable development | Coastal environment | Brazil | South America

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