Coastal Systems: Gravel Beaches 1
In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Wales, Newport, and author of Coastal Systems (2008, Routledge). Topics: Coarse clastic shorelines, gravel beach, storm beach, pebbles, cobbles, gravel barrier, clast shape, clast axes, permeability, sediment sorting, backwash, crest, berm, imbrication. Location: Ru Vein (Plovan, Finistere, France). Latitude/longitude (for Google Earth): 47°54'48.74"N, 4°22'42.01"W. Further reading: S. K. Haslett (2008) Coastal Systems (2nd edition), Routledge: New York and London (see Section 2.6.4, Fig. 2.16, Plate 2.8) (available from bookstores and www.routledge.com). Camera operator: Dr David Simm (Bath Spa University).