This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
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...
View Full Document
- Fall '09
- Tide, high tide, Spring tide, Neap Tide, Depositional shoreline