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coastal erosion

Definition:
The gradual wearing away of material from a coast by the action of sea water. (Source: GREMESa)
broader terms
erosion
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
LAND (landscape, geography)
Themes:
natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
natural dynamics
Other relations:
Has exact match
AGROVOC: Coastal erosion
Wikipedia article
Coastal erosion
Has close match
UMTHES: Küstenerosion
Arabic: تآكل السواحل
Basque: kostaldearen higadura
Bulgarian: Брегова ерозия
Catalan: erosió costera
Chinese: 海岸侵蚀
Croatian: obalna erozija
Czech: eroze pobřežní
Danish: erosion af kystområder
Dutch: kusterosie
English (US): coastal erosion
Estonian: rannakulutus, abrasioon (geol)
Finnish: rantaeroosio
French: érosion côtière
German: Küstenerosion
Greek: διάβρωση της ακτής
Hungarian: (tenger)parti erózió
Irish: creimeadh cósta
Italian: erosione della costa
Latvian: piekrastes erozija
Lithuanian: pakrantės erozija
Maltese: erożjoni tal-kosta
Norwegian: marin erosjon
Polish: erozja morska
Portuguese: erosão do litoral
Romanian: eroziune costieră
Russian: береговая эрозия
Slovak: pobrežná erózia
Slovenian: obalna erozija
Spanish: erosión costera
Turkish: kıyı erozyonu
Ukrainian: берегова ерозія
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1519>