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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Here we consider the situation when the wave propagates onshore along the quartic beach profile (5) and then reflects from the vertical wall.
In this way, a typical summer beach profile, characterized by ridges and runnels in the intertidal area is created.
Tenders are invited for Identification of Beach Profile at low tide level by conducting Total Station Survey for the purpose of beach process observation in reaches where beach profile is carried out as directed by Engineer in charge at Dakshina Kannada & Udupi Districts.
This decrease may destroy the normal recovery cycle of natural beaches: a subsequent storm may impact upon an already vulnerable beach profile [13].
To support the Citys ongoing beach management effort and for the possible need of FEMA funding for emergency and/or permanent work, the City requires the Firm to conduct beach profile surveys (both topographic and hydrographic) to record the amount of sand lost with profiles of the escarpment and any sand gained throughout the year.
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.
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.
This program is for periodic beach profile monitoring of portions of the City coastline from the North Carolina border to Little Creek Inlet.
Tenders are invited for Annual Services Contract For Beach Profile Monitoring
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.