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Coastal erosion and beach nourishment in Scania as issues in Swedish coastal policy. / Bontje, Lotte; Fredriksson, Caroline; Wang, Zilin; Slinger, Jill.

In: Vatten: tidskrift foer vattenvaard/journal of water management and research, Vol. 72, No. 2, 29.06.2016, p. 103-115.

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Bontje, L, Fredriksson, C, Wang, Z & Slinger, J 2016, 'Coastal erosion and beach nourishment in Scania as issues in Swedish coastal policy' Vatten: tidskrift foer vattenvaard/journal of water management and research, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 103-115.

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Bontje, L., Fredriksson, C., Wang, Z., & Slinger, J. (2016). Coastal erosion and beach nourishment in Scania as issues in Swedish coastal policy. Vatten: tidskrift foer vattenvaard/journal of water management and research, 72(2), 103-115.

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Bontje L, Fredriksson C, Wang Z, Slinger J. Coastal erosion and beach nourishment in Scania as issues in Swedish coastal policy. Vatten: tidskrift foer vattenvaard/journal of water management and research. 2016 Jun 29;72(2):103-115.

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Bontje, Lotte ; Fredriksson, Caroline ; Wang, Zilin ; Slinger, Jill. / Coastal erosion and beach nourishment in Scania as issues in Swedish coastal policy. In: Vatten: tidskrift foer vattenvaard/journal of water management and research. 2016 ; Vol. 72, No. 2. pp. 103-115.

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