beach erosion

эрозия пляжей

Англо-русский словарь по экологии. 2011.

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  • beach erosion — noun the erosion of beaches • Hypernyms: ↑erosion, ↑eroding, ↑eating away, ↑wearing, ↑wearing away …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beach nourishment — is a complementary term that describes a process by which sediment (usually sand) lost through longshore drift or erosion is replaced on a beach. It involves the transport of the nourishment material from one area to the affected area. This… …   Wikipedia

  • beach grass — n. any of a genus (Ammophila) of deeply rooted, tough, perennial grasses that grow on sandy beaches and are often planted to combat beach erosion …   English World dictionary

  • Beach evolution — The shoreline is where the land meets the sea and it is continually changing. Over the long term, the water is eroding the land. Beaches represent a special case, in that they exist where sand accumulated from the same processes that strip away… …   Wikipedia

  • Beach — A beach is a geological landform along the shoreline of a body of water. It usually consists of loose particles which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobble. The particles of which the beach is composed can… …   Wikipedia

  • Beach cleaner — A beach cleaner is a vehicle that drags a sifting device over beach sand to remove rubbish and other foreign matter. Smaller beach cleaners are either manually hand drawn or pulled by quad bike or tractor. Seaside cities use beach cleaning… …   Wikipedia

  • Beach cusps — are shoreline formations made up of various grades of sediment in an arc pattern. The horns are made up of coarser materials and the embayment contains all the finer grain sediment. They can be found all over the world and are most noticeable on… …   Wikipedia

  • Erosion — is the carrying away or displacement of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) usually by the agents of currents such as, wind, water, or ice by downward or down slope movement in response to gravity or by living organisms (in the case …   Wikipedia

  • beach — beachless, adj. /beech/, n. 1. an expanse of sand or pebbles along a shore. 2. the part of the shore of an ocean, sea, large river, lake, etc., washed by the tide or waves. 3. the area adjacent to a seashore: We re vacationing at the beach. v.t.… …   Universalium

  • Beach — /beech/, n. 1. Moses Yale, 1800 68, U.S. newspaper publisher. 2. Rex Ellingwood /el ing wood /, 1877 1949, U.S. novelist and short story writer. * * * I Sediments that accumulate along sea or lake shores. One type of beach occurs as a sediment… …   Universalium

  • erosion — erosional, adj. /i roh zheuhn/, n. 1. the act or state of eroding; state of being eroded. 2. the process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc. [1535 45; < L erosion (s. of erosio). See …   Universalium

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