coastal landform

coastal landform

[′kōs·təl ′land‚fȯrm]
(geography)
The characteristic features and patterns of land in a coastal zone subject to marine and subaerial processes of erosion and deposition.
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First, it may be incorrect to attribute [.sup.14]C ages to a coastal landform from its elevation alone because of horizontal and vertical errors that are not accounted for in the RSL curve.
Coastal landform changes during the past 8,000 years in Elis have been dominated by the longshore redistribution of sediments from the deltas of the Alpheios and Peneus rivers.
The MPB said Taiwan, with its rich marine resources and great variety of coastal landforms, is the fifth largest yacht manufacturing country in the world.
There are teachers' guides for primary and secondary, as well as materials covering History topics such as Hiroshima and the Industrial Revolution, and Geography topics like ecotourism, and coastal landforms and settlements (see <https://www.google.com/intl/ en/culturalinstitute/about/wonders/education/>).
Coastal landforms caused by deposition and erosion along the shoreline between Punta Brava and Punta Betin, Santa Marta, Colombian Caribbean
They recorded and predicted weather, and studied changes in vegetation and soil along moorland slopes, changes in river variables travelling downstream, coastal landforms, coastal erosion and flood management strategies.
Great care has been taken to conserve and restore the coastal landforms, wetlands and various forms of vegetation and animal life indigenous to the area.
After this comes a general chapter on coastal animals, algae and plants (grouped largely according to habitat type), followed by sections on coastal landforms and coastal management.
As such, it was considered that obtaining data from different kinds of coastal landforms was critical to understanding the full range of shell matrix (and other) sites found in coastal landscapes in the region.
Conducted three weeks after the storm, this field investigation documents the effects of Hurricane Ike on Texas coastal landforms, buildings, shoreline structures, infrastructure, and marinas.
Two expert authors introduce readers to the processes at work on the coast, to coastal landforms, and to ecological trends, and then provide an almost mile-by-mile guide to sites along the coastline.
There are some excellent chapters, such as 7, 9, 11, and 13, dealing with glacial sediments/glacial landforms, periglacial processes and forms, fluvial landforms, coastal processes, and coastal landforms. All told, the book is a tour de force and is unquestionably the best in the field of introductory geomorphology books with Canadian perspectives.

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