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dc.contributor.authorBackstrom, Jonien_UK
dc.contributor.authorJackson, Dereken_UK
dc.contributor.authorCooper, Andrewen_UK
dc.contributor.authorLoureiro, Carlosen_UK
dc.description.abstractShorefaces play a critical role in cross-shore sediment transport between the beach and inner shelf, particularly during storm conditions. A comparison and examination of storm-driven sedimentary changes on two adjacent shorefaces in Northern Ireland, located only 5 km apart, revealed significantly different geomorphological responses. The steeper shoreface at West Strand responded with extensive sediment deposition across almost the entire shoreface, in contrast with the more dissipative and quasi- linear shoreface at Portstewart, which mostly showed nearshore bar changes. Results from the two sites, which have similar wave/wind characteristics and seabed sediments, suggest that: (i) cross-shore morphology, (ii) immediately previous (antecedent) shoreface morphodynamic behaviour and (iii) the presence, or lack of, offshore sand appear to be the primary controls on storm- driven sedimentary changes attributed to the high-energy event.en_UK
dc.relationBackstrom J, Jackson D, Cooper A & Loureiro C (2015) Contrasting geomorphological storm response from two adjacent shorefaces: Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40 (15), pp. 2112-2120.
dc.rights[Backstrom_etal_2015_PostPrint.pdf] This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Backstrom, J., Jackson, D., Cooper, A., and Loureiro, C. ( 2015) Contrasting geomorphological storm response from two adjacent shorefaces. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40: 2112– 2120, which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.en_UK
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dc.subjectsediment transporten_UK
dc.subjectnumerical modellingen_UK
dc.subjectNorth Atlanticen_UK
dc.titleContrasting geomorphological storm response from two adjacent shorefaces: Earth Surface Processes and Landformsen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleEarth Surface Processes and Landformsen_UK
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dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUlster Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUlster Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUlster Universityen_UK
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