Coastal Systems: Estuaries 5
In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Wales, Newport, and author of Coastal Systems (2008, Routledge). Topics: harbour/harbor walls, longshore drift, groyne, sediment sink (trap), sediment (circulatory) cell, sand supply, dunes, boulder (rock) armourment, wave energy, reflected waves. Location: Morgat, Bay of Morgat (Crozon, Finistere, France). Latitude/longitude (for Google Earth): 48°13'22.78"N, 4°29'45.71"W. Further reading: S. K. Haslett (2008) Coastal Systems (2nd edition), Routledge: New York and London (see Management Boxes 2.1 and 3.3, Plate 3.2, Table 6.1) (available from bookstores and www.routledge.com). Camera operator: Dr David Simm (Bath Spa University).