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Introduction to Coastal Geomorphology

Free online course on the concept of coastal geomorphology, as well as shore zone processes in coastal geomorphology.

Geography
Free Course
This free online course on introduction to coastal geomorphology provides comprehensive knowledge about the concept of coastal geomorphology. Learn about the changes that occur in the coastal geomorphology space, how reefs are formed as well as the factors that affect barriers in coastal geomorphology. You will also learn about the origin of sea barriers, coastal conservation techniques, as well as shore zone processes in coastal geomorphology.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course on the introduction to coastal geomorphology will begin by introducing you to the concept of coastal geomorphology as well as the changes that occur in the coastal geomorphology space. You will learn about the effect of tide and wind on the formation of landforms in coastal geomorphology. You will also learn about the erosional shore-zone platform in coastal geomorphology. 

This course will also introduce you to how reefs are formed in coastal geomorphology as well as the movement of waves in the same space. Then, this course will teach you about the different types of reefs along with where they can be found in the coastal geomorphology. Furthermore, the course will introduce you to how sand is distributed as well as the effect of wave refraction and barriers in coastal geomorphology.

Finally, this course will introduce you to the origin of sea barriers as well as how sea barriers are formed. This course will give you the requisite knowledge of the factors affecting barriers in coastal geomorphology. This course will also enhance your knowledge about the different modern coastal conservation techniques. Begin this course and improve your knowledge of coastal geomorphology and its effects on various aspects of our lives.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Discuss the concept of coastal geomorphology.
  • Explain the importance of the study of coastal geomorphology.
  • Explain the changes in coastal geomorphology.
  • Identify the different types of tide available in coastal geomorphology.
  • Explain the shore zone platform equilibrium.
  • Discuss the structure of shore zone platforms.
  • Discuss reef formation in coastal geomorphology.
  • Explain how wave moves in coastal geomorphology.
  • Discuss the origin of sea barriers.
  • Explain how sea barriers are formed.
  • Identify the various coastal conservation techniques.
  • Discuss the shore zone process in coastal geomorphology.

Certification

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