Size grading along a shingle beach in Wicklow, Ireland

Hansom, J.D. and Moore, M.P. (1981) Size grading along a shingle beach in Wicklow, Ireland. Journal of Earth Sciences, 4(1), pp. 7-15.

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Abstract

A pilot study of longshore variation in pebble size on an Irish shingle ridge suggests that whilst high water-mark and ridge pebble size increases to the south reflect a simple southward increase in wave energy under northeast waves, size and sorting variations at low-water mark suggest a northward counter-drift under southerly waves.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hansom, Dr Jim
Authors: Hansom, J.D., and Moore, M.P.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Journal Name:Journal of Earth Sciences
Publisher:Royal Dublin Society
ISSN:0332-1851

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