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PREFERRED TERM
beach setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • The unconsolidated material at the shoreline that covers a gently sloping zone, typically with a concave profile, extending landward from the low-water line to the place where there is a definite change in material or physiographic form (such as a cliff), or to the line of permanent vegetation (usually the effective limit of the highest storm waves); at the shore of a body of water, formed and washed by waves or tides, usually covered by sand or gravel, and lacking a bare rocky surface.
DESCRIPTION
  • The unconsolidated material at the shoreline that covers a gently sloping zone, typically with a concave profile, extending landward from the low-water line to the place where there is a definite change in material or physiographic form (such as a cliff), or to the line of permanent vegetation (usually the effective limit of the highest storm waves); at the shore of a body of water, formed and washed by waves or tides, usually covered by sand or gravel, and lacking a bare rocky surface.
IDENTIFIER
  • beachSetting
TITLE
  • beach setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/beachSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment