EUROSION: Case Study: Mesollogi Lagoon Area (Greece)
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The barrier islets separate the Messologi lagoon in Western Greece from the Patraikos gulf. The erosion of the sandy barrier islets due to significant changes in the sediment balance of the coastline was introducing risk of ecological disaster for the Lagoon, which is protected by the Ramsar convention. The rehabilitation measures consisted of a groin system the engineering design of which is presented.
Beach protection, Coastal defence, Groin, Sediment transport, Tools and techniques for beach management