National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes

Gallery: Rock/Rock Platform » Band of inshore water with suspended load at high tide, Seven Sisters

Place nameSeven Sisters
CountyEast Sussex
SMP Management/Policy Unit
Date of photograph20020811
Time of photograph1147 UTC
Short descriptionA well defined band of inshore water with a high load of suspended sediment can be frequently seen along this coast. Suspended load is most likely to contain clay and suspended chalk. Tidal currents keep this band close to the shore.
Keywordssuspended sediment, nearshore zone, Chalk cliffs, tidal currents
Owner / photographerUwe Dornbusch
CopyrightUwe Dornbusch

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