Speybroeck et al 2006 beach nourishment coastal defense

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Speybroeck, J., D. Bonte, W. Courtens, T. Gheskiere, P. Grootaert, J.-P. Maelfait, M. Mathys, S. Provoost, K. Sabbe, E. W. M. Stienen, V. V. Lancker, M. Vincx, and S. Degraer. 2006. Beach nourishment: an ecologically sound coastal defence alternative? A review. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 16(4):419-435.

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  • A review on the ecological consequences of using beach nourishment for softshore protection. In general the review highlights the harmful effects of nourishment but provides alternative implementation strategies.