Essays Tagged: "Coast"

Costal Erosion, What costal erosion is and what causes it..

A factor in coastal erosion is the sea level rise. It cause erosion and it takesfrom centuries to milleniums. It ... es from afew hours to a few days. A major effect of a storm surge is a large wave which willerode a coastline quickly. The larger the wave the more sediments it will carry out.Normal waves will take l ... l carry the same if notmore amount of sediments than a rip current. Underflow is also increased by acoastal storm.Wind is a major effect of coastal erosion. Wind can blow the sand from thebeach into t ...

(1 pages) 82 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Adverse Effects of the Environment on the Aquaculture Industry in the U.S.

aquaculture farming.Negative Effects of Aquaculture on the EnvironmentClaims of long term damage to coastal ecosystems on North American coastlines have yet to be firmly corroborated by environmentali ... shrimp ponds, that are predominantly scattered through Southeast Asia, and practically dominate the coastlines of Thailand. Although Thailand is one of the biggest suppliers of shrimp to the world, th ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Tourism Around Us

ar. For example, a beach ice-cream seller may only work for a few months in the summer" (Rivers and Coasts). These people usually work in the lighthouse or beach safety for people. "Many people who li ... le usually work in the lighthouse or beach safety for people. "Many people who live and work by the coast are involved in tourism. They own, run, or work in hotels, guest houses, caravan sites, self-c ...

(5 pages) 62 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Coastal Proccesses

d breaks up bits of rock.Transportation - Pieces of rock worn away by erosion are carried along the coast by the waves and tides.Erosion - Wearing away of the land by various agents e.g. sea, ice and ... g away of the land by various agents e.g. sea, ice and wind.Deposition - Material carried along the coast is dumped. This may form beaches.Longshore Drift - The movement of pebbles and sand along the ...

(1 pages) 41 2 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Long Shore Current

Erosion to our coastline has been occurring for millions of years and will continue for millions to come. There are ... o come. There are many factors involved with this erosion and they are all a part of what is called coastal geomorphology. Many entire books have been written on the complicated factors involved in co ... rosion. This paper will focus mainly on what is known as long shore current and how it is a part of coastal geomorphology. Long Shore current is a very important part in the process of coastal erosion ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

'Cliff profiles are created by many complex factors'-Discuss

he geology (Lithology and structure), sub-aerial processes and wave energy along a given stretch of coastline. It takes thousands of years for the cliffs profile to form from complex processes, there ... cliffs profile to form from complex processes, there are many complicated processes taking place on coasts that affect the profile of a cliff. Wave action causes three erosional processes, abrasion, ...

(2 pages) 37 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Carefully Describe how marine and sub-aerial processes cause cliff retreat?

on. It is literally just the force of water smashing bits of rock of the cliff face. On the Western coast of the UK the waves that come from over the Atlantic can exert a pressure of 10,000 kg/m2, and ... n wear the pebbles down further, and therefore allow the sediment to be easily transported down the coastline. This then allows the sea to be right up at the cliff face again where the most effective ...

(4 pages) 2991 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Coastal Management Report: Collaroy Beach

The Issue Coastal management is the dealings surrounding the management of development along the coastline wit ... able to meet the needs of future generalizations while capitalizing the use of desired areas of the coasts for residential and commercial purposes.My written report on coastal management will revolve ... ents built on the edge of the sand including the famous Flight Deck Apartments..Geographical ProcessCoastal erosion is the loss of land along the shoreline due to the natural removal of beach and dune ...

(8 pages) 40 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Final Project: Mitigation Strategies and Solutions

The Costs of Coastal DevelopmentAxia College of University of PhoenixIn the world today we suffer from many envir ... of our population. The population is always growing, and more recurrently people are moving to the coasts. Along with migration to the coast, more food is required to sustain the population growth. D ... to this, we as a population need to become aware of what we can do better in the development of our coasts. If we do not start taking more serious actions in the planning of our coastal development, t ...

(8 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fractal Coastlines

� PAGE �2� The Fractal Coastline:An example of a natural fractalHow is measuring the length of a coastline different from m ... asuring the circumference of a circle or the distance around a square? For example: How long is the coastline along an ocean shore? Is its length equal to the mileage reading on the odometer of an aut ... th run by a jogger whose morning exercise includes running ''next to the water?'' Whose ''length of coastline'' is the true one? Trying to answer these innocent questions leads to deeper questions and ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Coastal Management Northern Beaches Sydney Collaroy to Dee Why Case Study The Geographical Processes and Human Impact (involving development, beach replenishment, etc.)

Year 10 Geography Assignment Issues In Australian Environment - Coastal ManagementYear 10 Geography AssignmentCoastal ManagementCollaroy To Dee WhyChris ...Year 10 Geography AssignmentCoastal ManagementCollaroy To Dee WhyChris Wong�The coastline is a major part of an Australian's life. There is over 30,000km of coastline, and with 85% ... alian's life. There is over 30,000km of coastline, and with 85% of people living within 50km of the coast, the management strategies of the coast is extremely important. This report will investigate D ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

coastal management

graphy ! Geographical Process Geographical processes have both positive and negative impacts on the coast. At Cronulla beach the coastline was dissipating at an alarming rate due to geographical proce ... ally cause erosion. ! Longshore drift is the process that results in the movement of sand along the coastline. The wind and the waves have an enormous impact on this process as they transport the sand ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science