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Definition of Core:
There are two possible meanings in coastal science.
  1. A cylindrical sample exracted from a beach or seabed to investigate the types and depths of sediment layers.
  2. An inner, often much less permeable portion of a breakwater, or barrier beach.[1].
This is the common definition for Core, other definitions can be discussed in the article


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

See also

  1. Breakwater