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shoreline

The mean high-water mark dividing water from land.

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A new USGS-NASA study found widespread shoreline loss along heavily oiled areas of Louisiana's coast after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and compared the erosion from the spill with coastal changes Hurricane Isaac caused in 2012.
Shorelines such as Dubai in the UAE score well across all elements of the formula, whilst others such as Inchydoney in Ireland offer wonderful experiences with the added benefit of attracting smaller crowds.
On the Atlantic coast look for snook around the ocean inlets, along the surfline on the beaches and undertighted docksand bridge shadow lines at night in the Bay, On the Gulf coast, snook can be found nextto islands, along downed tree shorelines and in the channels and runoffs in Florida Bay.
Black crappies were more likely to nest near undeveloped shorelines with canopy cover and emergent vegetation.
In their model, undulating shorelines are a consequence of a phenomenon that astronomers call true polar wander, in which Mars' axis of rotation slowly drifts in direction.
The three resulting digitized shorelines were averaged within the GIS to create a single 1995 shoreline.
SEAS can provide guidance in establishing setbacks, setting minimum construction standards for erosion control structures, and determining shorelines where non-structural measures are adequate for protecting private property.
Both authorities have extensive hazard-susceptible shorelines, and have had shoreline development regulations in place for a sufficient length of time to provide adequate evaluative data.
Duke Professor of Geology and Director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines.
This study, the first of its kind, measured carbon storing, or carbon sequestration, in the coastal wetlands and the narrow, fringing marshes of living shorelines in North Carolina.
The consistent level of the features, like that of a gargantuan bathtub ring, marks the wave-scoured shoreline of an ancient lake, says Williams.
Shoreline migration was measured as the perpendicular distance between successive shorelines (1943-1958, 1958-1978, 1978-1991) at 26 locations selected to cover the entire shoreline of the Preserve.