News tagged with beach

Transverse instability of megaripples

Aeolian ripples, which form regular patterns on sand beaches and desert floors, indicate the fundamental instability of flat sand surfaces under the wind-induced transport of sand grains.

dateMar 20, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Popular beach sees water pollution reduced

A legendary La Jolla surfing beach adjacent to Scripps Institution of Oceanography has significantly less water-borne pollution, due to the completion this year of an innovative project by UC San Diego.

dateJun 09, 2011 in Environment
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Predicting future for beaches

Researchers have begun a project to create the first global tool to forecast how changes in wave patterns and rising sea levels will affect Australian beach erosion.

dateMay 24, 2011 in Environment
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