Discussion Questions: Coastal Geological Processes
- What are some important physical and biological effects of tidal range and tidal type?
- What are spring tides? What role does the Moon play in their occurrence?
- Pick one process that affects the geology of the coastline. Explain its effect on the coast.
- How are physical and chemical weathering different in a shore zone than in a terrestrial environment?
- Think of an example of a particular coastline with which you are familiar because of having visited it, lived near it, or found out information about it. What evidence shows that some of processes described in this resource are responsible for the characteristics of this particular place?