Professor Olav Lian and research associate Christina Neudorf recently had a paper they co-authored (with others) published in Journal of Sedimentary Research, based on their work with Hakai Institute on Calvert Island.
Read a post about the research from the Hakai Institute blog here.
The reference for the paper is:
Eamer, J.B.R., D.H. Shugar, I.J. Walker, O.B. Lian, and C.M. Neudorf. 2017. Distinguishing depositional setting for sandy deposits In coastal landscapes using grain shape. Journal of Sedimentary Research 87(1)
The reference resides on the Hakai website here.