Essay On Coastal Erosion

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This chapter discusses the impact of coastal erosion which one of the factors that causes beach erosion and the need for managing and protecting such resources which are not only vital to the economy of nations but presents a growing dilemma for many localities and regions. Beaches have become somewhat of a trademark for tourism and with current predictions of climate change and sea-level rise; they are under significant threat of erosion worldwide. Coastal erosion is a major problem for developed shorelines everywhere across the world, such erosion is regarded as a coastal hazard and is a common focus of local and national coastal management. It is a complex physical process involving many natural and human induced factors. The natural factors include such variables of sand…show more content…
During the research both theoretical orientation and quantitative data was to show the impact in which coastal erosion has on the coastal zone of many countries around the world and the high rate of coastal erosion which is decreasing land mass amount around the world. Climate change leads to coastal erosion because we has human don’t not practice how to go green. This activity is creating a hole inside of earth’s ozone layer act as protective layer for the earth keeping out the sun’s harmful ray, climate change has also put an imbalance on the earth which causes tidal waves, earthquakes which can lead to tsunamis. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).,(1998) Tsunamis, which is also known as seismic sea waves are a series of enormous waves created by an underwater disturbance such as an earthquake, landslide, volcanic eruption, or meteorite. Earthquake-induced movement of the ocean floor most often generates

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