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|definition= A cross-section taken perpendicular to a given beach contour; the profile may include the face of a [[dune]] or [[seawall]], extend over the [[backshore]], across the [[foreshore]], and seaward underwater into the [[nearshore]] zone.<ref name="CIRIA (1996)"> CIRIA (1996). ''Beach management manual''. CIRIA Report 153.</ref>.}}
 
|definition= A cross-section taken perpendicular to a given beach contour; the profile may include the face of a [[dune]] or [[seawall]], extend over the [[backshore]], across the [[foreshore]], and seaward underwater into the [[nearshore]] zone.<ref name="CIRIA (1996)"> CIRIA (1996). ''Beach management manual''. CIRIA Report 153.</ref>.}}
  
See also: [[Active coastal zone]].
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See also:
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:[[Shoreface profile]]
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:[[Active coastal zone]].
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:[[Definitions of coastal terms]]
  
 
==References==
 
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==See also==
 
 
# [[Groynes]]
 
# [[Artificial nourishment]]
 
# [[Protection against coastal erosion]]
 

Latest revision as of 20:10, 26 August 2020

Definition of Cross-shore profile:
A cross-section taken perpendicular to a given beach contour; the profile may include the face of a dune or seawall, extend over the backshore, across the foreshore, and seaward underwater into the nearshore zone.[1].
This is the common definition for Cross-shore profile, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also:

Shoreface profile
Active coastal zone.
Definitions of coastal terms

References

  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.