Coastal Processes

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  • Created on: 03-01-13 15:49
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  • Coastal Processes
    • Waves
      • Constructive
        • Low frequency - 6-8 per min
        • Weak back wash, strong swash
      • Destructive
        • High frequency - 10-14 per min
        • Strong Back swash (rip current), weak swash
      • wave refraction
    • The shape of the coast is influenced by
      • Land
        • Height of land
        • Geology
        • People
      • Sea
        • tide
        • Waves
        • Sea levels
        • Erosion of land
      • Atmosphere
        • Tide
        • Waves
        • Pollution
        • Weather and climate
    • Systems
      • Outputs
      • Processes
      • Sediment cells
      • Inputs
    • Marine erosin
      • attrition
      • abrasion
      • solution
      • Hydraulic action
    • Subariel weathering
      • Biological
      • Chemical
      • Physical
      • Mass movement
      • Run off from land
    • Longshore drift
    • Landforms of erosion
      • Headlands and bays
      • Wave cut platforms
      • Cave, blow hole, arch, stack - old harry
      • CASE STUDY FOR COASTAL EROSION IS HOLDERNESS!!
    • Landforms of deposition
      • Spits
      • Bars
      • Tombolos
      • Sand dunes
      • Salt marsh
      • Beach
        • Ridge
        • Cusp
        • Runnel
        • Berm
    • Sea level change
      • Emergent features
        • raised beaches
        • Fossil cliff lines
      • Submergent features
        • Fjords
        • Rias
      • Isostatic change
      • Eustatic change
    • Coastal flooding
      • Towyn floods wales 1990
      • Blackwater Esturay
    • Coastal managment
      • Hard Engineering
        • Sea wall
        • Revetements
        • Groynes
        • Gabions
        • Rip rap
        • CASE STUDY FOR HARD ENGINEERING IS HOLDERNESS
      • Soft engineering
        • Hold the line
        • Managed retreat
        • offshore breakwater
        • Do nothing
        • Advance the line
        • Beach nourishment
        • Plant vegetation
  • Salt marsh

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