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== Classification of sediments ==
 
 
 
* Sediment Classification
 
* [[Characteristics of sedimentary shores]]
 
* [[rocky shores]] - change to singular
 
* [[sandy shores]] - change to singular
 
* muddy coastlines - [[characteristics of muddy coasts]]
 
* gravel beaches - [[shingle shores and gravel banks]]
 
* reflective beaches
 
* dissipative beaches
 
 
 
== Sediment transport ==
 
 
 
* [[accretion]]
 
* [[deposition]]
 
 
 
* [[Radiation stress]]
 
 
 
* [[Sediment dynamics]]
 
* [[Sediment budget]]
 
* [[Feedback mechanisms]]
 
* [[Self-organization]]
 
 
 
* [[littoral transport]]
 
* [[bottom boundary layer]]
 
* [[sediment properties]]
 
* [[particle size characteristics]]
 
* [[grain size]]
 
* [[phi scale]]
 
* [[porosity]]
 
* [[viscosity]]
 
* [[specific gravity]]
 
* [[settling velocity]]
 
* fall velocity disambiguation settling velocity
 
* [[bed shear stress]]
 
* [[thresholds of grain movement]]
 
* [[laminar flow]]
 
* [[turbulent flow]]
 
* [[Reynolds number]]
 
* [[Froude number]]
 
* [[benthic boundary layer]]
 
* [[traction]]
 
* [[saltation]]
 
* [[bedforms]]
 
 
 
* [[equilibrium profile]]
 
* beach cross-shore profile
 
* beach long-shore shape
 
* closure depth
 
* wave generated bedforms
 
* tidally generated bedforms
 
* ridge and runnel
 
* ripples
 
* antidunes
 
* rolling-grain ripples
 
* vortex ripples
 
* longshore bars and troughs / longshore bar
 
* berm / berm formation
 
* bed shear stress
 
* deltas
 
* turbidity
 
* turbidity currents
 
* bar formation
 
* bar migration
 
* transverse bar
 
* dune formation
 
* dune morphology
 
* scarp
 
* crescentic bars
 
* cohesive sediment dynamics
 
* turbidity
 
* turbidity maximum
 
* fluid muds
 
* turbulence
 
* settling lag
 
 
 
* non-cohesive sediment dynamics
 
* aeolian
 
* aeolian transport
 
* blowouts
 
* precipitation ridge
 
* transgressive dune fields
 
 
 
 
 
* erosional coastal features
 
* accretional coastal features
 
* dredging
 
* sand mining
 
 
 
== Bedforms ==
 
 
 
Sediments may self-organize into various [[bedform]]s, such as [[ripple]]s and [[dune]]s. These are described in the article on [[geomorphology]].
 
 
 
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