Fine particle deposition at Vainguinim tourist beach, Goa, India

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dc.contributor.author Chandramohan, P.
dc.contributor.author Jayakumar, S.
dc.contributor.author SanilKumar, V.
dc.contributor.author Ilangovan, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-01-11T12:08:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-01-11T12:08:56Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Coastal Research, Vol.14; 1074-1081p.
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1954
dc.description.abstract Vainguinim Beach is a small and narrow pocket beach located on the rocky coast of Dona Paula Bay, at the estuarine front of the Zuari River in Goa, India. The beach has been widely used for recreation and swimming by a large number of tourists. The beach sediments consist primarily shell fragments and quartz, with heavy mineral composed of ilmenits, magnetite and manganese. The black stain of the fine-grained heavy minerals deposited on the beach face reduces the aesthetics of the beach. This paper summarises the various studies undertaken to identify the sediment processes and the possible measures to improve the usability of the beach
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Coastal Research Foundation
dc.rights Copyright [1998]. All efforts have been made to respect the copyright to the best of our knowledge. Inadvertent omissions, if brought to our notice, stand for correction and withdrawal of document from this repository.
dc.subject beach nourishment
dc.subject beach morphology
dc.subject longshore sediment transport
dc.subject heavy minerals
dc.subject sand
dc.title Fine particle deposition at Vainguinim tourist beach, Goa, India
dc.type Journal Article


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