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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To further investigate erosion and accretion beach processes at turtle nesting sites, I performed a regression analysis of beach width change at the sequential beach marker nearest a nesting location during the 18-day period the nest was laid and the number of nests near each marker.
I also triangulated the distance to each nest using the two closest sequential beach markers. In order to observe changes in beach structure at nest sites during the incubation period, I revisited the locations of nests every 14 days.
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.