beach profile

beach profile

[′bēch ′prō‚fīl]
(geology)
Intersection of a beach's ground surface with a vertical plane perpendicular to the shoreline.
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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.
Army Corps of Engineers, New York District were honored for a beach profile and groin survey along four miles of New Jersey beach that was devastated by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012.
It is the intent of the State of South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) to solicit proposals to provide services for the collection of beach profile monitoring data at an existing network of approximately 400 survey monuments located along South Carolina s developed sections of the ocean coastline.
Decrease in near-shore (within 500 feet) beach profile volume occurs mainly in the area of the first ephemeral bar.
In effect, the promenade along the South Marine Terrace and Marine Terrace has prevented the onshore migration of the beach crest as sea level rises so that, today, only the lower section of the beach profile is present,'' it says.
The project will develop an ongoing coastal monitoring programme that will initially involve the collection of remote imagery at the coastline and twice-yearly beach profile surveys.
1) is the Dean's equilibrium beach profile (EBP) with b = 2/3 that corresponds to the uniform wave energy dissipation per unit water volume in the surf zone For Dutch dune profiles, for example, b = 0.
Here we consider the situation when the wave propagates onshore along the quartic beach profile (5) and then reflects from the vertical wall.
This program is for periodic beach profile monitoring of portions of the City coastline from the North Carolina border to Little Creek Inlet.
This decrease may destroy the normal recovery cycle of natural beaches: a subsequent storm may impact upon an already vulnerable beach profile [13].
Other approximations of the beach profile (for example, exponential and logarithmic) [39,42] can be described by Eq.