Coastal erosion

Coastal erosion, The loss or displacement of land along the coastline due to the action of waves, currents, tides. wind-driven water, waterborne ice, or other impacts of storms.

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Coastal erosion is the loss or displacement of land, or the long-term removal of sediment and rocks along the coastline due to the action of waves, currents, tides, wind-driven water, waterborne ice, or other impacts of storms. The landward retreat of the shoreline can be measured and described over a temporal scale of tides, seasons, and other short-term cyclic processes. Coastal erosion may be caused by hydraulic action, abrasion, impact and corrosion by wind and water, and other forces, natural or unnatural.On non-rocky coasts, coastal erosion results in rock formations in areas where the coastline contains rock layers or fracture zones with varying resistance to erosion. Softer areas become eroded much faster than harder ones, which typically result in landforms such as tunnels, bridges, columns, and pillars. Over time the coast generally evens out.

Erosion
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Erosion ... or for thousands of kilometres. Agents of erosion include rainfall; bedrock wear in rivers; coastal erosion by the sea and waves; glacial plucking, abrasion...

Coastal erosion in Louisiana
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Coastal erosion in Louisiana ... Coastal Erosion in Louisiana is the process of steady depletion of wetlands along the state's coastline in marshes, swamps, and barrier islands, particularly...

Coastal management
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Coastal management ... Coastal management is defence against flooding and erosion, and techniques that stop erosion to claim lands. Protection against rising sea levels in the...

Soil erosion
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Soil erosion ... water erosion, glacial erosion, snow erosion, wind (aeolean) erosion, zoogenic erosion and anthropogenic erosion such as tillage erosion. Soil erosion may...

Groyne
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Groyne ... prevent coastal erosion and creation of beach Coastal and oceanic landforms Coastal development hazards Coastal erosion Coastal geography Coastal engineering...

Coastal geography
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Coastal geography ... management Coastal management, to prevent coastal erosion and creation of beach Coastal and oceanic landforms Coastal development hazards Coastal erosion Coastal...

Erosion (disambiguation)
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Erosion (disambiguation) ... Fluvio-thermal erosion Coastal erosion Soil erosion Wind erosion Metaphysical erosion Binary erosion Erosion of the skin Tooth erosion Bone erosion All pages...

Coast
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Coast ... level rise and related issues such as coastal erosion, saltwater intrusion and coastal flooding. Other coastal issues, such as marine pollution and debris...

Coastal engineering
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Coastal engineering ... prevent coastal erosion and creation of beach Coastal and oceanic landforms Coastal development hazards Coastal erosion Coastal geography Coastal engineering...

Natural hazard
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Natural hazard ... large enough to cause significant damage. Coastal erosion is a physical process by which shorelines in coastal areas around the world shift and change,...

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Erosion control
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