coastal processes

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  • Created on: 16-04-15 12:16
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  • Coastal Processes
    • Hydraulic action
      • Abraison
        • Attrition
          • Solution
            • Dissolving rocks by chemicals
          • Rocks rounded
        • Material picked up thrown
      • Wave hitting cliff
    • Factors affecting rate erosion
      • Wave steepness
      • Fetch
      • Sea depth
      • Coastal configuration
      • Beach pressence
      • Human activity
    • Sub-aerial processes
      • Corrosion
      • water layer weathering - wetting and drying rocks
      • Biological weathering
      • freeze-thaw
      • Mass Movement - downhill of rock/soil because of gravity
        • Landslide
        • Rockfall
        • Mudflow
        • Soil Creep
        • Rotational slip
      • Runnoff

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