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Document title

A new method to study microtopographical changes in the intertidal zone : one year of TMEM measurements on a limestone removable rock slab (RRS)

published at : Pure and applied karst geomorphology

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

FURLANI S. (1) ; CUCCHI F. (1) ; ODORICO R. (2) ;
(1) Dep. of Geosciences, Univ., Trieste, ITALIE
(2) Marine Reserve of Miramare, Trieste, ITALIE

Abstract

A new approach to the problem of measuring microtopographical changes on vertical limestones in the intertidal zone, simple and cost-effective, is discussed. It is based on the positioning of a rock removable slab (RRS) in the intertidal zone. The RRS method allows to use the traversing micro erosion meter (TMEM) on vertical rock surfaces, temporarily removing the slab from the operating position, so that measurements can be collected horizontally. Sources of errors and preliminary results, besides the limits and applicability of the method, are discussed. The AA. have tested the RRS method in the Gulf of Trieste, on a micro-tidal rock coast, collecting data from 7 stations

Source

Thematical fascicle

published at : Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie / ISSN 0372-8854 / CODEN ZGMPAG

Editor : Gebruder Borntraeger, Stuttgart - ALLEMAGNE (1925)

Millesime : 2010, vol. 54, no 2 [pp. 137-151]

Bibliographic references : 39 ref.

Collation : fig., tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 8829

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1127/0372-8854/2010/0054S2-0008

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