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Can you name the Crowded Coast key words?

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DefinitionKey word
Management strategy for coastal areas based on plans for the future and involvement of all sectors of society.
Sea defences such as beach replenishment where the beach is rebuilt using sand.
The earth's physical structure
The transport of sediments along the coast at an angle to the shoreline dependent on the direction of the prevailing wind.
The length of water over which a wind has blown.
Sea defences such as sea walls, groynes, rock armour, rip rap etc.
The growth of algae, caused by the water containing too much nitrogen and phosphates
DefinitionKey word
the difference between birth and death rates
The migration of people into urban areas from rural or coastal areas.
When air becomes trapped in joints and cracks on a cliff face. When a wave breaks, the trapped air is compressed which weakens the cliff and causes erosion.
A belt of parks or rural land surrounding a town or city
Industry which can be sited in a number of different places.
Weathering of rocks that occurs when water in cracks freezes and expands.

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Created Jan 17, 2013ReportNominate
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