Sand Dwellers

Wrack Community



Sand Movement

  • Flick 1993. The Myth and Reality of Southern California BeachesShore and Beach 61(3): 3-13.
  • Griggs et al. 2005. Living with the Changing California Coast. UC Press.
  • Living with Coastal Change’ - Scripps Coastal Morphology Group and Kavli Institute.
  • Young & Ashford 2006. Application of Airborne LIDAR for Seacliff Volumetric Change and Beach-Sediment Budget Contributions. Journal of Coastal Research 22(2): 307 – 318.

Coastal Armoring

Beach Grooming

Beach Nourishment

Climate Change

Artificial Lighting

  • Bird, B. L., Branch, L. C., & Miller, D. L. (2004). Effects of Coastal Lighting on Foraging Behaviorof Beach Mice. Conservation Biology18(5), 1435-1439
  • Bruce-White, C., & Shardlow, M. A Review of the Impact of Artificial Light on Invertebrates. Budlife: The Invertebrate Conservation Trust. March 2011. ISBN: 978-1-904878-99-5
  • Dwyer, R. G., Bearhop, S., Campbell, H. A., & Bryant, D. M. (2012). Shedding light on light: benefits of anthropogenic illumination to a nocturnally foraging shorebird. Journal of Animal Ecology.
  • le Corre, M., Olliver, A., Ribes, S. & Jouventin, P. (2002) Light-induced mortality of petrels: a 4-year study from Reunion Island (Indian Ocean). Biological Conservation, 105, 93–102.
  • Rich, C., & Longcore, T. (Eds.). (2005). Ecological consequences of artificial night lighting. Island Press.
  • Santos, C.D., Miranda, A.C., Granadeiro, J.P., Lourenc¸o, P.M., Saraiva, S. & Palmeirim, J.M. (2010) Effects of artificial illumination on the nocturnal foraging of waders. Acta Oecologica, 36, 166–172.

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