Miles, Andrew and Ilic, Suzana and James, Michael and Whyatt, Duncan (2012) Morphological Variability of Cleveleys Beach, UK at Multiannual Timescales based on Airborne LiDAR Data. In: Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 20th Annual Conference. Lancaster University, Lancaster, pp. 263-268. ISBN 978-1-86220-294-8Full text not available from this repository.
Airborne LiDAR data is used to study morphological evolution along Cleveleys beach in North Lancashire. Map overlay techniques are used to identify regions of change; variations in beach volume are calculated in the form of momentary intertidal coastlines (MICLs) and bar crest positions are extracted from the LiDAR data to provide an indication of sediment transport direction. Results indicate general linear onshore bar movement across the region, but more complex patterns along one section of coast.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited On:||30 May 2012 16:04|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 21:29|
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