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dc.contributor.authorPérez Ruzafa, Ángel 
dc.contributor.authorMarcos Diego, Concepción 
dc.contributor.authorGilabert Cervera, Francisco Javier 
dc.coverage.spatialeast=-0.7859585; north=37.7701555; name=Mar Menor, Españaes_ES
dc.identifier.citationPérez-Ruzafa, A., Marcos, C. & Gilabert, J., 2005. The ecology of the Mar Menor coastal lagoon: a fast-changing ecosystem under human pressure. En: Gönenç, I.E. & Wolflin, J.P. (Eds.), Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development. CRC Press, Boca Ratón, Florida: 392-422.es_ES
dc.description.abstractThe Mar Menor is a hypersaline coastal lagoon, with a surface area of 135 km2 and a perimeter of 59.51 km. It is located on the southwestern Mediterranean coastline (3742′00′′N, 0047′00′′W) with a mean depth of 3.6 m and a maximum depth of 6 m. “La Manga,” a sandy bar 22 km long and 100–900 m wide, acts as a barrier between the lagoon and the Mediterranean Sea. It is crossed by five more or less functional inlets called golas. Four are shallow (less than 1 m deep) and one of them, El Estacio, was widened and dug to a 5-m depth to make it a navigational channel. Altogether a total width of lagoon entrances is about 645 m, giving Mar Menor a restriction ratio of 0.015. Mar Menor is therefore a restricted lagoon according to the classification proposed by Kjerfve1 (see Chapter 6). There are two main islands and three other smaller islands, one of which is artificially connected to La Manga.es_ES
dc.publisherCRC Presses_ES
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.titleThe ecology of the Mar Menor coastal lagoon: A fast changing ecosystem under human pressurees_ES
dc.subjectRegional sustainabilityes_ES
dc.subjectSmart coastal territoryes_ES
dc.subjectCoastal lagoonses_ES
dc.subjectMar Menor areaes_ES
dc.subject.unesco2410.05 Ecología Humanaes_ES
dc.subject.unesco3308 Ingeniería y Tecnología del Medio Ambientees_ES

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