beach erosion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beach erosion the erosion of beaches
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Usage

In literature:

At the far end I could see that erosion from above had washed down sufficient rubble to form a narrow ribbon of beach.
"Pellucidar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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In news:

Erosion at Georgica Beach was severe as Hurricane Irene's waves pounded the shore from late Friday through Sunday.
Officials flock to Fort Lauderdale beach after erosion undermined the sea wall ( (Photo courtesy Art Seitz) / November 26, 2012 ).
Beach erosion was main effect in Collier-Lee.
Experts look at climate change playing a role in accelerated beach erosion .
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Did climate change play a role in the accelerated beach erosion along A1A in Fort Lauderdale.
Beaches See Calmer Waves, Minor Erosion .
More beach erosion in store for Outer Banks.
Hurricane Sandy caused major erosion along the New Jersey coastline, slimming beaches significantly.
Beach erosion near $10 million in damage.
Understanding the causes of erosion on Gasparilla Island and other beaches helps us understand how to respond effectively to it.
A hui of beachfront homeowners in Spreckelsville wants to move ahead with installing rock groins at a beach along Stable Road, replacing temporary sand-filled "geotubes" that were laid two years ago to slow beach erosion .
Sand to lift Collier beaches after erosion .
Experts look at climate change playing a role in accelerated beach erosion.
Hurricane Sandy caused significant beach erosion but otherwise brought little more than a gray gusty day to South Florida at the end of October.
LOSING GROUND Coastal erosion has shrunk parts of the beach near the Ocean Mist, a seaside bar in Matunuck, the structure on the far left, to less than a dozen feet during high tide.
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In science:

It produces the circular erosions of the beach showed in Fig 1c.
Teaching Waves with Google Earth
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