Coastal transport

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Deal Beach, looking towards Dover

Where is all this coastal sediment coming from, before it can be transported?

Diagram to show the principal components involved in the development of a coastal sediment cell.
Diagram to show the principal components involved in the development of a coastal sediment cell.
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Activities

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Task 1 - Longshore drift storyboard

Produce a storyboard that shows the coastal transport process of Longshore Drift. Your storyboard should have labels to explain what is happening.

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Task 2 - Longshore drift locations

Use Google Maps to find each of the locations mentioned in the video clip above. Produce a set of placemarks and annotations that explains the process of longshore drift in a location where it actually happens. You should include 'groynes' in your set of placemarks - what are they? and how do they relate to longshore drift?