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The expanding wall and the shrinking beach: Loss of natural coastline in Okinawa Island, Japan

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RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
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RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
46 days ago
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
RT @canesalato: Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
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Okinawa 2018 https://t.co/TNiS58RCqv https://t.co/uBKUdILgcz
Loss of natural coastline in Okinawa https://t.co/e0v8QndBBz via @PeerJPreprints @openstreetmap
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Supplemental Information

GIS Shape files (vector LineStrings) analyzed for this research

Total coastline (2018), alteration categories (2018), and Okinawa Island area at different years (1977 and 2018). Files can be opened with QGIS or other compatible GIS software.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27779v1/supp-1

Additional Information

Competing Interests

James D. Reimer is an Academic and Section Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Giovanni D Masucci conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, final English check.

James D Reimer conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, final English check.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data (GIS vector shape files) are provided in supplementary file 1 (raw_data_(shapes).zip). The attached zip file includes LineStrings of alterations, divided per category, and Polygons, representing the whole Area of Okinawa Island in 2018 and 1977,

Funding

The authors received no funding for this work.


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