Definition of Backshore:
The part of the beach lying between the foreshore
. The backshore is dry under normal conditions, is often characterised by berms and is without vegetation. The backshore is only exposed to waves under extreme events with high tide and storm surge
This is the common definition for Backshore, other definitions can be discussed in the article
For more coastal definitions and a sketch, see also Definitions of coastal terms.
- ↑ Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.