The Sea, Regional Studies and Syntheses
Allan R. Robinson, Kenneth H. Brink
Wiley, Jun 25, 1998 - Science - 1080 pages
This book examines the general principles governing ocean phenomena in regions of shallow water near land. It emphasizes physical process such as tested effects, global sea level changes, and sediment transport.
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