beach marker


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beach marker

[′bēch ‚mär·kər]
(navigation)
Usually a light, buoy, panel, or electronic device, used to identify a beach, for incoming water traffic.
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I also triangulated the distance to each nest using the two closest sequential beach markers.
I performed a two-way ANOVA on the number of beach markers within 50m of a natural nest as the variable classified by these two factors (beach change category and nesting frequency).
Beach changes at sequential markers: Data collected from the 42 sequential beach markers in the study area showed no overall significant change in average beach width during the first two 18-day study periods.