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Multidisciplinary Approaches for the Study of Sediment Discharges to the Mediterranean Sea to Mitigate the Impact of Climate and Anthropogenic Activities on Coastal Environments

  • Oula AmrouniEmail author
  • Gil Mahé
  • Saâdi Abdeljaouad
  • Hakim Abichou
  • Abdallah Hattour
  • Nejmeddine Akrout
  • Chrystelle Bancon-Montigny
  • Thouraya Benmoussa
  • Kerim Ben Mustapha
  • Lassâad Chouba
  • Domenico Chiarella
  • Michel Condomines
  • Laurent Dezileau
  • Claudine Dieulin
  • Nadia Gaaloul
  • Ahmed Ghadoum
  • Abderraouf Hzami
  • Nabil Khelifi
  • Samia Khsiba
  • Fatma Kotti
  • Mounir Medhioub
  • Hechmi Missaoui
  • François Sabatier
  • Alberto Sánchez
  • Alessio Satta
  • Abdelaziz Sebei
  • Wième Ouertani
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Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Abstract

The present work is based on The RYSCMED project supported by PHC-UTIQUE 20162018 (16G 100534854QC). The RYSCMED is an interdisciplinary project which gathers different geoscience disciplines (e.g. sedimentology, hydrology, geochemistry, ecology, palaeontology, biochemistry, archeology) to quantify the sediment flow of the land-sea system. The planned research aims at identifying coastal sediment dynamics (via sand supply sources) and hydrodynamic parameters to understand local environmental problems in an urbanized Mediterranean coastal framework. The outcome is expected to produce original and new findings about the link between dams, river hydrology and sediment origins to the sea with the impact of climate and anthropogenic activities on the coastal geomorphology and ecosystem sensitivity. This outcome will be addressed to the socio-economic actors to implement necessary solutions for remediating the Mediterranean coastal vulnerability.

Keywords

RYSCMED Mediterranean Medjerda River Sediment Coast Sensitivity Tunisia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Oula Amrouni
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gil Mahé
    • 2
  • Saâdi Abdeljaouad
    • 3
  • Hakim Abichou
    • 4
  • Abdallah Hattour
    • 1
  • Nejmeddine Akrout
    • 3
  • Chrystelle Bancon-Montigny
    • 5
  • Thouraya Benmoussa
    • 3
  • Kerim Ben Mustapha
    • 1
  • Lassâad Chouba
    • 1
  • Domenico Chiarella
    • 6
  • Michel Condomines
    • 7
  • Laurent Dezileau
    • 7
  • Claudine Dieulin
    • 2
  • Nadia Gaaloul
    • 3
  • Ahmed Ghadoum
    • 8
  • Abderraouf Hzami
    • 1
  • Nabil Khelifi
    • 9
  • Samia Khsiba
    • 1
  • Fatma Kotti
    • 2
  • Mounir Medhioub
    • 10
  • Hechmi Missaoui
    • 1
  • François Sabatier
    • 11
  • Alberto Sánchez
    • 12
  • Alessio Satta
    • 13
  • Abdelaziz Sebei
    • 3
  • Wième Ouertani
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Marine Science and TechnologiesTunisTunisia
  2. 2.UMR HydroSciences Montpellier, IRDMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.Faculty of SciencesTunisTunisia
  4. 4.Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of TunisUniversity of TunisTunisTunisia
  5. 5.University of MonpellierMonpellierFrance
  6. 6.Department of Earth SciencesRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK
  7. 7.University of Caen-NormandieCaenFrance
  8. 8.Department of Underwater ArchaeologyNational Institute of Cultural HeritageTunisTunisia
  9. 9.GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research KielKielGermany
  10. 10.Sfax UniversitySfaxTunisia
  11. 11.Aix-Marseille UniversityAix-en-ProvenceFrance
  12. 12.Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias MarinasLa PazMexico
  13. 13.University of Cagliari, DICAARCagliariItaly

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