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|definition= The zone of wave action on the beach, which moves as water levels vary, extending from the limit of [[run-down]] to the limit of [[run-up]] <ref name="CIRIA (1996)"> CIRIA (1996). ''Beach management manual''. CIRIA Report 153.</ref>. <br> The zone is characterized by a turbulent layer of water that washes up on the beach after an incoming wave has broken. <ref>Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swash accessed October 2013 </ref>}}
  
 
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# [[Surf Zone]]
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* [[Swash zone dynamics]]
# [[Littoral Zone]]
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* [[Surf zone]]
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* [[Littoral zone]]

Latest revision as of 09:42, 1 June 2017

Definition of Swash zone:
The zone of wave action on the beach, which moves as water levels vary, extending from the limit of run-down to the limit of run-up [1].
The zone is characterized by a turbulent layer of water that washes up on the beach after an incoming wave has broken. [2]
This is the common definition for Swash zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article

References

  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.
  2. Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swash accessed October 2013

See also