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Coastal processes
Processes unique to coastal areas including longshore transport, beach erosion, storm surge, shoreline change, delta formation, barrier island migration, beach stabilization by vegetation
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Coastal erosion (29 items)
Shoreline erosion (29 items)
Beach erosion (29 items)
Shoreline retreat (29 items)
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