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Advances in Earth Science  2017, Vol. 32 Issue (7): 716-722    DOI: 10.11867/j.issn.1001-8166.2017.07.0716
Research Progress of Coastal Dunes Response to Storm
Yang Lin1, Dong Yuxiang1, 2, Du Jianhui1
1.Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Urbanization and Geo-simulation, School of Geography and Planning, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China;
2.Xinhua College of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510520, China
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Abstract  The major areas of world coastal dunes have been frequently attacked by storms. The storm, as a high energy influential factor for the formation and evolution of coastal dunes, is also one of the important research contents on the surf zone-beach-dune interaction. The research progress are reviewed from the following aspects: Coastal dune morphological response to storms, coastal dune sediments response to storms, mechanisms of coastal dunes in response to storms, and the research methods and techniques used in the research on coastal dunes to storms. Finally, open questions and future developments were suggested.
Key words:  Coastal dunes      Morphologic change      Storm      Sediments.     
Received:  22 March 2017      Published:  20 July 2017
ZTFLH:  P931.3  
Fund: Project supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China“Typical research on the typhoon effect models of coastal aeolian landforms in south China”(No.41371030)
About author:  Yang Lin (1987-), male, Ganzhou City, Jiangxi Province, Ph.D student. Research areas include coastal
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