Environmental Geology lecture outline - Shorelines and related environmental concerns. Some answers to questions.

What are general environmental concerns associated with shorelines?

What basic forces are involved in shaping shorelines?

Rates of subsidence for a few major cities:

How do you determine and what are rates of shoreline retreat?

How does sand move in shoreline setting?

How can barrier island change with time?

What are possible causes of shoreline retreat?

What are engineering responses to shifting shorelines.

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