Coastal Geomorphology: An Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 9, 2011 - Science - 436 pages
Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas that are subject to continuing changes.

This introductory textbook has been completely revised and updated, and is accompanied by a website which provides additional illustrations, global examples, case-studies and more detailed and advanced information on topics referenced in the book, together with explanations of terminology, annotated references and research material.

 

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Contents

Preface to the second edition
Itroduction
2
Land
Cliffs
processes
Beaches
Beach erosion 7 1 Introduction
Spits barriers and bars
Coastal dunes
Intertidal
Deltas
13
and sea level rise
12
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Eric Charles Frederick Bird, Principal Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Melbourne, Australia.

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