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Unformatted text preview: Rip current Depositional shoreline Erosional shoreline Erosional features Headland Sea cave Sea arch Sea stack Wave-cut cliff Wave-cut platform Depositional features Beach [Sand] spit Recurved spit Baymouth bar Tombolo Barrier island There is usually a balance between erosion and deposition, resulting in no net erosion or deposition over the course of a single year. That can change due to storms or human intervention. Preventing/Minimizing Erosion Jetty often used to protect ship channels Groin same shape/size/orientation as a jetty, but not for channel protection. Breakwater Sea wall Rip rap...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course GEOL 1054 taught by Professor Dr.bethrinard during the Fall '09 term at Tarleton.
- Fall '09