Coastal Artificialization and Public Policies : The Example of the Beach of Marennes ( Seudre Estuary , France )

@inproceedings{Musereau2009CoastalAA,
  title={Coastal Artificialization and Public Policies : The Example of the Beach of Marennes ( Seudre Estuary , France )},
  author={Jonathan Musereau and Herv{\'e} Regnauld},
  year={2009}
}
  • Jonathan Musereau, Hervé Regnauld
  • Published 2009
This study deals with practical issues induced by public policies that have led to coastal artificialization. Problems of management of artificial coastal features are illustrated with the example of Marennes-Plage (French Atlantic Coast), a sand barrier built in 1997 to protect an artificial saltwater lagoon. This lagoon allows safe bathing at any time of the tide cycle and the sand barrier acts as a buffer against storm floods. But from now on, the sustainability of MarennesPlage becomes… CONTINUE READING