Environment » Natural Resources » Coast » Coastal Processes
Coastal and shelf sea processes include wind, climate, waves, currents and tides. These processes influence the distribution of sediment, salinity and water borne particles that shape the coast, seabed, water quality and distribution of marine life.
CLIMATE CHANGE: Learn more about how climate change will impact the coast.
BEACH PROCESSES: Learn more about beach formation and erosion. [PDF, 280 KB]
SEDIMENTATION: Learn more about the movement of sediments through our waterways. [PDF, ]
Shoreline change monitoring
Coastal developments at risk
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Fax (07) 859 0998 Freephone 0800 800 401