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iBluff - Geomorphic Analysis of Coastal Bluffs/Cliffs

April 9, 2021

The iBluff package in the R language provides an environment to conduct morphological analysis of coastal bluffs / cliffs and offers an automatic and reproducible alternative of identifying top and toe instead of hand digitizing. This package extracts elevation profiles along automatically identified pseudo-perpendicular transects on the bluff face, bluff/cliff top, toe, secondary inflections, relative concavity/convexity of bluff/cliff face, and beach dunes (dune crests and troughs) without knowing a priory the number of dunes to be identified.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title iBluff - Geomorphic Analysis of Coastal Bluffs/Cliffs
DOI 10.5066/P9HJ7QHD
Authors Monica Palaseanu-Lovejoy
Product Type Software Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center