Essays about: "Coastal erosion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words Coastal erosion.

  1. 1. Changes in habitat suitability for three declining Anatidae species saltmarshes on the Mersey estuary, North-West England

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Cecilia Baggini; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; habitat suitability model; saltmarsh; protected areas; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Saltmarshes are areas of coastal grassland that are regularly flooded by seawater. They support a large number of resident and migratory bird species, both overwintering and breeding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Extreme value modeling of wind effect on dune erosion on the Coast of ̈Angelholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Lionel Arpin-Pont; [2020]
    Keywords : Erosion; Wind speed; Extreme value theory; Block maxima; Peaks over threshold; Copula; Husler-Reiss; Dependence function.; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The movement of the coast line, due to erosion in one direction or aggregation in theother is a natural process as waves, wind as well as the geological nature of the coast itselfare affecting it. Sand dunes are the main protection coasts have at their disposal againstfloods during storm surges or from more passive but long range rainfalls. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long-term morphological evolution of Cua Lo inlet, Central Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Nikita Tegenfeldt; Orio Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Inlet morphology; Sand spit; Water exchange; Numerical modelling; Cua Lo river mouth; Sediment transport; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cua Lo river mouth is a coastal inlet connected to an estuary at the central coast of Vietnam. The area is valuable for maritime trade, fishing industries, and tourism development. Natural disasters during the monsoon period are a problem, causing seasonal flooding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of floodplain population dynamics in the USA from 1790 to 2010​

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Firoza Akhter; [2020]
    Keywords : Floodplain; levee; flood damage; flood insurance; population dynamics; population growth rate;

    Abstract : Floodplain is an important location for the economic and social development of society throughout history, although it afflicted by different disasters like floods and bank erosion from time to time. Population dynamics and distribution trends have important effects on the landscape and society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beach Nourishment at Faxe Ladeplads in Zealand, Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Anna Adell; [2020]
    Keywords : Beach nourishment; erosion; coastal protection; coastal morphology; sediment dynamics; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The recent beach nourishment performed at Faxe Ladeplads in Zealand, Denmark was established with the objective to reduce wave overtopping onto the adjacent road and also aimed to restore a beach for recreation. During the time that the nourishment has been in place, the appearance of the beach has changed significantly compared to when it was initially restored. READ MORE