Mechanism of beach erosion at the west of Phu Quoc Island, Southern Vietnam

Authors

  • Huynh Trung Tin Faculty of Geology & Petroleum Engineering - HCMUT
  • Le Hoai Nam Southern Branch of Center for Environment Consultancy and Technology - VEPA
  • Bui Trong Vinh Faculty of Geology & Petroleum Engineering - HCMUT

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7187/36/1/4143

Abstract

Phu Quoc Island locates in Gulf of Thailand, Southern Vietnam. Several years ago, due to the effect of climate change and the development of
beach tourism, beach erosion in the Western beach occurred seriously.

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Le Hoai Nam, 2013. Coastal erosion at PhuQuoc Island from 1979-2010, Doctoraldissertation, Ho Chi Minh City University ofScience.

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Published

2015-06-19

How to Cite

Tin, H. T., Nam, L. H., & Vinh, B. T. (2015). Mechanism of beach erosion at the west of Phu Quoc Island, Southern Vietnam. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences, 36(1), 69–74. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7187/36/1/4143

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