Nature of coasts

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  • Nature of Coasts
    • Sea
      • Coastal (marine) ecosystem
      • Wave energy/ direction
      • Size+type of waves
      • Local currents + LSD
      • Tidal changes
      • Water depth
      • Offshore sediements
      • Long term changes in sea level
    • Human activities
      • Intervention in natural ecosystems
      • Use of land for development
      • Exploitation of resources
    • Land
      • Shape of coastline
      • Relief
      • Presence or lack of beach
      • Structure of coast
      • Resistance of rocks
      • Sub-aerial processes
      • River sediments
      • Coastal (land) ecosystems
    • Weather and climate
      • Wind strength and direction
      • Rainfall and direction
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