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The Dynamic Mouth of the River North Esk

River mouths are useful indicators of coastal sediment transport. Often they are deflected in the direction of dominant longshore drift, sometimes with spits building up on their seaward side pointing in the prevalent direction of sediment transport. Dramatic changes in

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The Dynamic Coast at Montrose Bay

The coast is highly dynamic. A particular beach-dune system can show extensive change in just a few hours as a result of a single storm so the extent of change in a coastal landscape over the course of a human

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