Effects on the Ocean Shore Zone

Created By: Christina Kozub

Waves

Beaches- Were away land and change shape of the land.

Barrier Island- Change the shape and deposit land.

Estuary- High salinity and brings in sand, nutrients and sediment

Currents

Beaches- Moves sediment

Inlets- Change size and shape

Barrier Islands- Move sand from one end to another

Tides

Estuaries- High tide more salt, nutrients and sea life.

Inlet- The depth of the water changes ( deeper at high tide)

Beaches- Bring in the shells, sediment and sea life