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soft engineering - you use nature to make coastal proses
what is soft engineering ?
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marrin grass - use the roots to keep the sand in one place
what is marrin grass?
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beach rebuilding - when the sand goes a way from the beach and the JCB will put the beach back
what is beach rebuilding ?
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erosion - gradual destruction
what is erosion?
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weathering - the breaking down of rock by the action of weather , plant or chemical action
what is weathering ?
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wave cut notch - this is when a wave starts attack the bottom of the cliff
what is a wave cut notch ?
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earth bund - a constructed mound of earth
what is a earth bund ?
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managed retreat - when you more the cost line back on to the land and let the land flood
what is managed retreat?
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temp - 26 c or highter
what temp that reef can sevies
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reef - contair rare species of plants and animans and a barries which protect coast from strong waver
what is a reef?
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ecosystem - communities of plants and animals with in a parlicular
what is an ecosystem?
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sedimentation - fine sand
what is sedimentation
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rip rap - are rock place along the cast line
what is rip rap
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gubion - take the engyer and push it back to the sea
what is a gabions ?
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hard engerning - this is when you use concret to build a sea wall
what is hard engerning ?
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sea wall - it is made of stone or concrete, it takes the waves and push it back out to see
what is a sea wall ?
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revetment - a sloping wall with gap so the energy goes in to the land
what is a revetment ?
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groynes - are place 200m apart to stop the sand from moving
what is a groynes ?
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spit - when a longshore drift drops sediment.
what is a spit ?
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bar - when 2 beach get put together by a bar.
what is a bar ?
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tombolo - are when island and land are jun together.
what is a tombolo ?
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crack - in the rock is widened into a wave cut notch by hydraulic action
what is a crack
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cave - abrasion and hydraulic action crate at the base of the cliff
what is a cave ?
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arch - is when the waves have gone throw the cave.
what is a arch ?
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stack - is when wetting and drying go all the way down the clift.
what is a stack ?
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stump - a stump is when the destructive waves have attack the caost
what is a stump ?
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crest - the top of the waves
what is a crest?
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back swash - when the waves goes back
what is a back swash ?
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swash - when the waves hit the land
what is swash ?
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transportation - when the waves carry peddles to land
what is transportation ?
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prevailing wind - the dominant wind in an area
what is a prevailing wing ?
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sub-aerial processes - processes that happen above the water
what is sub-aerial processes ?
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hydrailic action - is when air is pressed in to the crakes in a cilff face
what hydrallilc acton ?
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abrasion - the blasting of cliff by trowing peddles at the cliff
what is abrasion ?
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attrition - when rocks hit each other rock make them smooths
what is attrition ?
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desposition - when the wave can carry sand or peddle
what desposition ?
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marine erosion - the wearing away for rocks
what is marine erosion ?
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marrin grass - use the roots to keep the sand in one place

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what is marrin grass?

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beach rebuilding - when the sand goes a way from the beach and the JCB will put the beach back

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erosion - gradual destruction

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weathering - the breaking down of rock by the action of weather , plant or chemical action

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