Gives a comprehensive treatment of coastal evolution and dynamics, providing background for the study of coastal landforms and how and why they are changing, with up to date information, world-wide coverage of examples, numerous illustrations and extensive references to the scientific literature. It gives a systematic approach to the subject of ...Read MoreGives a comprehensive treatment of coastal evolution and dynamics, providing background for the study of coastal landforms and how and why they are changing, with up to date information, world-wide coverage of examples, numerous illustrations and extensive references to the scientific literature. It gives a systematic approach to the subject of coastal geomorphology, dealing with the shaping of landforms, the changing levels of land and sea, the array of coastal processes that have influenced the shaping of landforms and the changes that are taking place on them. It analyses the causes of erosion and accretion on sectors of the coastline and examines the factors that have contributed to these, preparing the way for management strategies. The book includes discussions on the effects that human activities have had on coasts and their continuing contribution to coastal landform changes.Read Less
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As New. Large 8vo xv (ii), 322 pp, preface and acknowledgments, 1. Introduction, 2. Coastal Processes, 3. Land and Sea Changes, 4. Cliffs and Rocky Shores, 5. Beaches, 6. Spits and Barriers, 7. Coastal Dunes, 8. Intertidal Landforms, Salt Marshes and Mangroves, 9. Estuaries and Lagoons, 10. Deltas, 11. Coral and Algal Reefs, 12. Future Coasts. Appendix: Classification of Coastal Landforms, references, index with b&w illustrations throughout. Reprinted January 2003. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Pictorial wraps. ~Click on BOOKSTORES to browse our extensive listings of similar titles in Science & Technology~
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