Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1345–1357, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1345-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1345–1357, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1345-2022
Data description paper
25 Mar 2022
Data description paper | 25 Mar 2022

Beach-face slope dataset for Australia

Kilian Vos et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • CC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-388', Robbi Bishop-Taylor, 17 Dec 2021
  • RC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-388', Floris Calkoen, 03 Jan 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on essd-2021-388', Giovanni Scicchitano, 24 Jan 2022
  • AC1: 'Authors' response on essd-2021-388', Kilian Vos, 17 Feb 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Kilian Vos on behalf of the Authors (17 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (24 Feb 2022) by Alessio Rovere
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Short summary
Along the world's coastlines, we find sandy beaches that are constantly reshaped by ocean waves and tides. The way the incoming waves interact with the sandy beach is dictated by the slope of the beach face. Yet, despite their importance in coastal sciences, beach-face slope data remain unavailable along most coastlines. Here we use satellite remote sensing to present a new dataset of beach-face slopes for the Australian continent, covering 13 200 km of sandy coast.