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Coastal dune stabilization using geotextile tubes at Las Coloradas

February 1st, 2008 / By: / Environmental, Feature, Geotextiles, Reinforcement

By Sergio Aguilar Escalante and Alfonso Sol“s Pimentel Abstract Beaches and coastal dunes at Las Coloradas, Mexico, were severely affected after Hurricane Wilma stormed through the northern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in October 2005. Dune destruction connected open sea with lagoon systems at some points, with disastrous consequences for the local ecosystems. The regional […]


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