Definition of Cross-shore profile:
A cross-section taken perpendicular to a given beach contour; the profile may include the face of a dune
, extend over the backshore
, across the foreshore
, and seaward underwater into the nearshore
This is the common definition for Cross-shore profile, other definitions can be discussed in the article
See also: Active coastal zone.
- ↑ CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.
- Artificial nourishment
- Protection against coastal erosion