coastal dune

coastal dune

[′kōs·təl ′dün]
(geology)
A mobile mound of windblown material found along many sea and lake shores.
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South Walton County is lucky to have a string of 15 coastal dune lakes--a rare geologic resource.
Their coastal dune and heathland habitats have become increasingly fragmented by agricultural expansion and building developments.
With the annual nesting season for hawksbill sea turtles just getting under way (late March to June), authorities are taking steps to protect the coastal dune system of Sdiyat Beach in Abu Dhabi.
Windflow circulation patterns in a coastal dune blowout, south coast of Lake Michigan.
Other TDIC measures for the protection of the Saadiyat coastal dune system cover lighting guidelines and assessments of operational developments, and a dedicated environmental resource that monitors and audits properties operating on the island.
The systematic evaluation of 17 photosets was initially combined with field observations to identify trends in coastal dune change.
Known populations exist on coastal dune habitat adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport, on the Chevron Refinery in El Segundo, at Malaga Cove in Torrance, and now two new sites along the beach in Torrance and Redondo Beach.
Using Long Island's distinctive natural light as much as possible, the galleries will look like a cluster of studios set in the region's fields, meadows and coastal dune habitat.
As shown for a coastal dune wolf spider, living in fragmented grassland habitats, patch occupancy patterns may depend both on aspects of habitat quality and on different modes of dispersal through the surrounding matrix (Bonte et al.
walkeriana (type walkeriana) have been limited to coastal dune and coastal sage scrub communities, primarily in association with older wind deposited sands with an organic component known as Baywood fine sands.

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