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Coastal Systems - Shoreline Retreat, Longshore Drift and Groynes

In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Wales, Newport. Examines the north coast of the Greek Island of Kos, where the shoreline has been retreating overall by about 25cm per year since the 1930s, but with local variation of updrift sediment trapping and downdrift erosion caused by the construction of groynes. Further reading: S. K. Haslett (2008) Coastal Systems. Routledge, London (see section 2.6.3); E. Doukakis (2005) Shoreline evolution: past, seasonal and future trends. In T. D. Lekkas (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (Rhodes Island, Greece), pp. A328-A333. Location Coordinates for Google Earth: N 36 deg 53'22.6'', E 027 deg 11'34.1''. Apologies for any sound deterioration due to wind noise. If you found this video useful, please leave a comment, and as new videos are added from time to time please subscribe to the channel.
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