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Sediment carried out in to the ocean by rivers. They are fertile, flat, low-lying areas that are subject to periodic flooding.
Eustatic sea level change
Changes in sea level that are experienced worldwide due to changes in seawater volume or ocean basin capacity.
Built perpendicular to the coastline and are specifically designed to trap sand moving along the coast in longshore transport.
Built perpendicular to the shore and constructed of rip-rap. Made to protect harbor entrances from waves and only secondarily does it trap sand.
Built parallel to the shore along the landward side of the berm. The most destructive type of hard stabilization.
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