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This video and its companion, created in collaboration with the University of Derby, look at the physical geography of sand dunes, using the case study of Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve:

Sediment cells • Sediment deposition • Sand dune formation • Embryo dunes • Fore dunes • Yellow dunes • Grey dunes • Dune heath (climax)


Written and developed by: Howard Fox, Toby Tonkin, Sian Davies-Vollum, Rob Parker, Harriet Ridley, Tim Parker

Videography by: Liam Matthews, Rob Parker, Toby Tonkin

Thank you to Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve for enabling us to film this video. School groups wishing to visit this site can do so by first contacting the National Nature Reserve Office: