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Longshore drift

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Longshore drift is a geographical process that consists of the transportation of sediments along ... The process is also known as littoral drift, longshore current or longshore transport. Longshore ...

Longshore Currents - Currents: NOAA's National Ocean Service ...

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Longshore currents are generated when a "train" of waves reach the coastline and release bursts of energy. The speed at which waves approach the shore ...

Longshore Currents, Shoreline, & Beach Drafts | Malibu Makos

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Longshore currents are common at any beach that is exposed to breaking surf. A longshore current is an ocean current that moves parallel to shore. It is caused ...

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Nov 5, 2014 ... Longshore Current ... 5 Secrets to Understand Waves and Currents - Oceanography - Duration: 18:45. ... How to survive beach rip currents?

Longshore currents - Unesco

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When the waves approach the beach at an angle, they generate a longshore current which moves parallel to the beach (see Figure 20). While this current is not ...

Contributing Factors of Longshore Transport: Beach Drift ...

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In this lesson, you will learn how processes such as beach drift and the longshore current contribute to longshore transport, and how these processes shape the ...

Longshore current - Coastal Wiki

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Sep 20, 2008 ... The longshore current is the dominating current in the nearshore zone, it is running parallel to the shore. The longshore current is generated by ...

longshore current | geology | Britannica.com

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When wave trains impinge obliquely on a beach, a net flow of water, called a longshore drift, occurs parallel to the beach. Such a current can produce a beach  ...

Waves, Longshore Current and Tides

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Longshore Current: Sand moves to and from the beach in an onshore-offshore direction, but it also moves along the shoreline (“longshore”). This longshore ...

1 Deriving the Longshore Current Equation - Falk Feddersen

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longshore currents was developed in the late 1960's/ early 1970's after the concept of ... stability of the longshore current and shear waves will be discussed last.

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Long Shore Currents - OC Lifeguards

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Long-shore currents are common at any beach that is exposed to breaking surf. ... A long-shore current is an ocean current that moves parallel to shore.

longshore current and beach drift

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Explains littoral transport, longshore current, and beach drift. Two graphics (one animated).

Types of Currents | Dangerous Currents - Michigan Sea Grant

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The three most common dangerous currents in the Great Lakes include rip, structural and longshore currents. Several other dangerous currents, as well as wave ...