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Coastal Science Terms Beginning With R

Radar Radioactive dating (Radiometric dating)
Raised beach Random waves
Range of tide Ravinement
Reach Recent
Recession Recharge
Rectification Red tide
Reef Reef breakwater
Reference plane Reference point
Reference station Reference zone
Reflected wave Reflection
Reflection, seismic Reflector
Refraction Regular waves
Residual (water level) Resolution
Retardation Return period
Reversing tidal current Revetment
Rill marks Rip Channel
Riparian Ripple
Ripple-drift bedding (Ripple-drift cross-bedding) Ripple marks
Riprap Rips
Risk analysis River
Rocks Roller
Rotary current, tidal Run-up

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