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  1. Environmental Studies Basking Ridge High School A Collaborative Case Based Learning Module AbridgedRip Currents Part 4 – Beach ErosionMartha SchoeneBeach Management ConsultantFaculty, Seton Hall University@2006

  2. The Story in Review • Along with safety issues and rip current formation there are also environmental concerns. Explore the following resources to find the connection between rip currents and beach erosion along the Jersey shore.

  3. Web Resources • Formation footage -Scroll down for more information and animations on Beach erosionDon’t miss this excellent resource! • Glossary • Background Information

  4. Erosion and Rip Currents • Beach erosion can be increased by rip currents. Sand removed by rip currents during the winter along this West Coast site

  5. Can beach replenishment cause rip currents?

  6. Sand Pumping Areas for Beach Replenishment

  7. Extra Activity • Build a model to show:Links to lab activities and articles available in the unabridged version of this case • Wave Erosion • Rip Currents and Beach Erosion

  8. Erosion Issue • On your worksheet found at:record reasons why beach replenishment can cause an increase in rip currents and beach erosion under Erosion Issue. • Submit your reasons along with a picture or quotations of factual information from an article or a diagram as support.

  9. Next Step • Well, are you prepared to “go public” with your thinking? On to Part 5 – Wrap Up