beach face

beach face

[bēch ‚fās]
(geology)
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lt;B Dog owners who fall foul of laws on Llandudno beach face stiff fines
Underworld star Kate Beckinsale, 42, also put up pictures, with one captioned: "Resting beach face.
It is plausible that long waves of standing mode, which are not large enough to reach the berm top even with the help of rising tides, cause erosion of the beach face below the berm crest to form a scarp, which may retreat gradually.
The role of suspended sediment in shore normal beach profile changes induced net onshore suspended sediment transport, resulting in beach face accretion and a steepening of the foreshore profile.
They act as a shock absorber that reduces the rush of breaking waves upon the beach face.
where b is the average slope of the beach face (remains constant); TD is the elevation of the dune toe or beach/dune junction; and DBL is the vertical shift in the beach profile that results from the presence of a rip current (considered a safety factor).
When fish are cruising the water's edge, it's best to stay out of the water and well up the beach face.
Experts warn of cancer risk from polluted beach CHILDREN exposed to radioactive pollution at a popular beach face a "significant" risk of developing cancer, a health study warns.
Inland Towers and Vistaview Apartments in North Miami Beach face foreclosure [SFBJ] and [SFBJ]
Visitors boozing on Edinburgh's Portobello Beach face being arrested after a byelaw banning anti-social consumption of alcohol was invoked by police.
DOG owners walking their pets on the beach face being jailed for three months under new laws revealed yesterday.
The owners of Blackpool Pleasure Beach face massive compensation claims after a car got stuck on the Big Dipper and another slammed into it.