Vanishing Beaches

We believe in citizen science.

If you have anecdotes and pictures indicating coastal erosion in your area, submit them to us.

 

REMINDERS:

For repeated monitoring of changes in shoreline position as well as cross-sectional changes along a coast, photos should be taken, with a scale over different time periods from exactly the same position and same angle so that comparison between shots can be made. The reference points for photo-documentation can be vital features or structures near the coast that need to be monitored such as a school located on an eroded segment of the coast, or the established transects for beach profiling.

Example: Monitoring of changes in front of an elementary school in Caba, La Union that started a month after Typhoon Feria in 2001 (top). Monitoring of beach profile changes pre-and post-Typhoon Yolanda in Bantayan Island (bottom). Photos c/o Caba Project (Caba 2001-2002); SFLU/WB Provention (Caba 2003); NLU (Caba 2005);  Bathy and Erode Project (Bantayan)

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Or if you see any of the signs of erosion as described in the photos below, take photos from different angles.

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Ready to submit? Click  HERE  to proceed.

 

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