Data presented in the paper “Maintaining Tropical Beaches with Seagrass and Algae: A Promising Alternative to Engineering Solutions”

  • Rebecca James (Creator)
  • Rodolfo Silva Casarín (Creator)
  • Brigitta van Tussenbroek (Creator)
  • Mireille Escudero-Castillo (Creator)
  • I Marino-Tapia (Creator)
  • P.M.J. Herman (Creator)
  • T.J. (Tjeerd) Bouma (Creator)



The ability of seagrasses and calcifying macroalgae to protect beaches against erosion was investigated with in situ experimental measurements of a lagoon in St Martin, Caribbean and long term monitoring of beach profiles along the Yucatan Pen (truncated)
Date made available2018
PublisherTU Delft - 4TU.ResearchData
Temporal coverage2008 - 2012
Date of data production2018 -
Geographical coverageSaint Martin (Caribbean) and Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico)

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