Rip Currents, Mega-Cusps, and Eroding Dunes

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Thornton, E.B.; MacMahan, J.; Sallenger, A.H.;

Submitted to Marine Geology 1 November 2006 Dune erosion is shown to occur at the embayment of beach mega-cusps O(200m alongshore) that are associated with rip currents. The beach is the narrowest at the embayment of the mega-cusps allowing the swash of large storm w... View more
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