OTHER TOPICS -----> Intro/Maps Atmosphere Climate / Hydrosphere
Biosphere / Soils Tectonics Specific Environments

Fluvial Karst Landforms Oceanic Landforms Glaciers Arid Lands

Oceanic Landforms and Processes


I.   BASIC CONCEPTS AND TERMINOLOGY

A.   Forces

  1. tides
  2. currents
  3. surface tension (2nd video)
  4. stream discharge
  5. ice push (video)
  6. organic secretion: coral
B. Longshore Drift / Transport (video) ... (diagram)


II.   LANDFORMS

A.   Erosional

  1. wave cut cliff
  2. notch , bench (or this one), terrace
B.   Depositional (diagram)
  1. beaches: sandy   white sand?   black?   green?   red?   pink?   orange?
  2. barrier bar: process, satellite view .... ground view
  3. spits: Homer, AK
  4. baymouth bar + lagoon (satellite view) - Australia - Brasil
  5. tombolo .... Charles Island, CT: low tide ... high tide ... satellite view
C.   Reefs (animation) (video [to 3:05])
  1. fringing (Waikiki, HI)
  2. barrier - Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  3. atoll (Johnston) - Midway Island - another
D.   Fjords (Fiords): canyon ... drowned by ocean (Norway)