Coastal morphology

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Definition of Coastal morphology:
The (study of the) shape and structure of coastal systems or subsystems. For example: the morphology of a delta, the morphology of an estuary, the morphology of a beach, the morphology of a bedform.
This is the common definition for Coastal morphology, other definitions can be discussed in the article

The meaning of the Greek word "morphè" is form or shape.

See also

Characteristics of sedimentary shores
Classification of sandy coastlines
Shoreface profile
Stability models
Rhythmic shoreline features
Beach Cusps
Sand ridges in shelf seas
Process-based morphological models
Geomorphological analysis
Behaviour-based models
Littoral drift and shoreline modelling
Stochastic and fractal methods in coastal morphodynamics