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Wave transformation within a coral reef lagoon system, Erakor lagoon, Vanuatu

Faivre, Gaëlle and Lagrabe, Oriane and Ware, Daniel and Kotra, Krishna Kumar and Tomlinson, Rodger and Mackey, Brendan and Zhang, Hong (2020) Wave transformation within a coral reef lagoon system, Erakor lagoon, Vanuatu. [Conference Proceedings]

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    Abstract

    Coral reefs encircle most of the islands in Vanuatu and provide natural breakwaters for coastal communities by reducing wave energy arriving at the shoreline acting to control both inundation and erosion. Climate Change is projected to both exacerbate coastal hazards and endanger corals. The aim of this paper is to better understand the parameters that govern hydrodynamics on fringing reef systems. The interaction between the depth, waves and currents are studied from measurements conducted in Erakor lagoon, Vanuatu.

    Item Type: Conference Proceedings
    Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
    G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography
    G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
    Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
    Depositing User: Krishna Kotra
    Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2021 10:12
    Last Modified: 23 Mar 2021 11:40
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12598
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