More than 16 Years, More than 16 Stressors: Evolution of a Reflective Gravel Beach, 1989-2005

@inproceedings{Catto2006MoreT1,
  title={More than 16 Years, More than 16 Stressors: Evolution of a Reflective Gravel Beach, 1989-2005},
  author={Norm R. Catto},
  year={2006}
}
Mobile Beach, a reflective, moderate-to-high energy, gravel bayhead bar system in eastern Newfoundland, has been influenced by 15 hurricanes and strong winter storms, and at least 9 significant autumn and winter storms between July 1989 and December 2005. Yearly variations in the extent of seasonal ice cover offshore, and snow cover, ice foot development, and freezing of beach sediment, also have shaped Mobile Beach. Vehicle activity and foot traffic have resulted in coarsening, compaction, and… CONTINUE READING

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