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beach berm

berm (def 3). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The southeastern marsh is unusual in that a natural tidal channel through its modern beach berm remains unobstructed.
  • During winter storms and accompanying high tides the beach berm and the revetment may be overtopped by ocean water.
  • Note, however, the great similarity between the two: extensive marshes and wide uniform beach berm.
  • The beach lagoon and drainage channels are tidally influenced for short periods of time when the beach berm is breached.
  • The beach berm is naturally built by the waves during periods of relatively low wave energy and sediment accretion.
  • Proper management of the dynamic frontal dune helps insure both essential habitat and a wide beach berm for summer recreation.
  • Large beach cusps, sometimes present along the beach berm seaward of the outfall, were not present during the survey.

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