beach face

beach face

[bēch ‚fās]
(geology)
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Tourists who took sand from Sardinian beach face jail AKIPRESS.COM - Two French tourists could be jailed after being caught with sand allegedly stolen from a Sardinian beach, Sky News reports.
Restaurants and bars on the beach face the sea but in Karachi, all restaurants face the road and ugly traffic.
She shared pictures of buildings along the beach face to face with a bulldozer.
<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. The importance of pebbles and coarse sand can be found in their ability to trap fine sand and help it establish the sandy beach.
Given weather conditions (winds, offshore waves), a map (islands, canyons, shoals, sandbars, the slope of the beach face), and sediment characteristics, we want to be able to model and predict how waves might change, and how those changes might affect currents and the erosion or accretion of sand on the beaches.
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).
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]