Coastal Morphodynamics: Nearshore, beach and dunes

Emilia Guisado-Pintado, DWT Jackson, Irene Delgado-Fernandez

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Abstract

Understanding coastal morphodynamics involves investigating a system of processes and landforms operating over variable spatial and temporal scales in a environment, where the hydrosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere meet to form one of Earth's most complex systems. Understanding its short‐ (event) to long‐term (evolution) dynamics requires a multidisciplinary approach to investigate a diversity of coastal environments. Science‐led management of sandy coastal systems must incorporate a comparative understanding of the morphodynamics operating at a range of sites to allow effective management to take place.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1315-1317
Number of pages3
JournalEarth Surface Processes and Landforms
Volume45
Issue number5
Early online date26 Jan 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2020

Keywords

  • coastal geomorphology
  • coastal evolution
  • coastal storms
  • Beach analysis
  • Beach morphodynamics

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