Beaches and coasts /

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Author / Creator:Davis, Richard.
Imprint:Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. Co., c2004.
Description:xi, 419 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Beaches.
Coasts.
Coast changes.
Beaches.
Coast changes.
Coasts.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/5002546
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Other authors / contributors:FitzGerald, Duncan M.
ISBN:0632043083 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Coastline Variability and Functions in the Global Environment
  • 2. Earth's Mobile Crust
  • 3. Sediments and Rocks
  • Materials of Coastal Environments
  • 4. Sea Level Change and Coastal Environments
  • 5. Storms and Climatic Influences on the Coast
  • 6. Waves and the Coast
  • 7. Beaches and Nearshore Environments
  • 8. Sandy Barriers
  • 9. Coastal Dunes
  • 10. Coastal Lagoons
  • 11. Tides
  • 12. Tidal Inlets
  • 13. Intertidal Flats
  • 14. Coastal Wetlands
  • 15. Estuaries
  • 16. River Deltas: The Source of Most of our Coastal Sediments
  • 17. Glaciated Coasts
  • 18. Rocky Coast
  • 19. Reef Coast
  • 20. Coastal Erosion
  • 21. Human Interaction with Coastal Dynamics