beach erosion

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Noun1.beach erosion - the erosion of beachesbeach erosion - the erosion of beaches    
eating away, eroding, erosion, wearing, wearing away - (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
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Beach erosion Beach erosion owing to infrastructure development can lead to a loss in nesting habitat for turtles.
Winds generated from winter storms can cause widespread tidal flooding and severe beach erosion along coastal areas, putting the Great Lakes and the Northeast coast at risk.
Maria could bring some coastal flooding as well as significant beach erosion to the region as well, according to AccuWeather.
There will also be an opportunity to register to be involved in a Community Reference Group which will guide long-term planning and progress a vision for the redevelopment of the marina, which will include consideration of seagrass wrack accumulation and beach erosion around the marina.
It's going to sit offshore and it is going to be a tremendous coastal event with a dangerous storm surge and lots of larger waves probably causing significant beach erosion, for the next few days," said senior hurricane specialist Daniel Brown.
Beach erosion, especially during the summer season, has also been observed.
The total net benefit of the club good--the beach--may not be fully capitalized into the land value if subsequent beach erosion becomes a legitimate concern requiring periodic episodes of physical mitigation to maintain the usefulness of the amenity.
A combination of high water and high waves could result in beach erosion and damage to docks and piers.
Specifically, JICA said the island's coral reef ecosystem has been seriously degraded and also experiencing beach erosion.
Several studies have been conducted to study the effect of sea waves on beach erosion.
A well developed berm with a steep slope is essential for this kind of large-scale beach erosion as shown in Fig.
In "Why Sand is Disappearing," a recent opinion piece in The New York Times, Gillis noted that efforts to fight ocean beach erosion can have unintended consequences.