Coastal landscape case studies- Nile delta

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  • Created on: 06-05-18 14:35

Low energy coastal environment- Nile Delta

over the last 3000 years, fluvial deposition have exceeded erosion, however, this is changing

Background

  • Length: 6650km
  • Catchment area: 3milliom km squared
  • mean annual rainfall: 600mm 
  • Discharge: <3000m squared
  • Carries huge sediment load (suspended material is 30% clay, 40% silt…

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