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Beach Processes

Semeniuk, V. and Brocx, M. (2015) Beach Processes. In: Kennish, M.J., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Estuaries. Springer, pp. 55-73.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8801-4_304
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Abstract

Definition

The physical, biological, and chemical processes operating on the surface and shallow subsurface of a beach, resulting in stratigraphic, granulometric, and sediment compositional variations, construction of physical sedimentary structures and biogenic structures, authigenic/diagenetic mineral responses, and biogenic mineral products.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: Springer
Copyright: © 2016 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41949
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