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Impact of Waves and Currents on the Landscape
Changes in Water Level
Currents and Coastal Sediment Transport
Shorelines of Submergence
By the end
of this chapter you should be able to:
1.- Cite another
name to refer to seismic sea waves
2.- Name the
most widespread feature of all coastal depositional
3.- Name the
phenomenon of waves changing direction as they approach the shoreline
4.- Give the
name assigned to waves generated by wind
5.- Name a
feature that global warming would cause
6.- Cite the
process by which most waves are generated.
7.- Give a
consequence of global warming on coastal areas.
8.- Give the
extension (length) in kilometers of the sandy barrier bars characteristic
of the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts .
9.- Give the
origin of most present atolls
four features of tsunamis.
four events that result in sea level changes
wave length .
what is the offshore zone.
the time of year when beaches get smaller