Aubrey, D.G. and R.M. Ross
Marine Geology, Vol. 69, pp. 155-170, 1985 WHOI-R-85-013
A quantitative method is developed to describe sequential changes in beach profile morphology. The method provides a uniform way to objectively discriminate energetic beach cycles, and yields a concise representation for beach modeling and prediction. It should be a valuable tool for uniform, quantitative intercomparison of beaches and beach cycles.