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Coastal environments : an introduction to the physical, ecological, and cultural systems of coastlines

Author: Bill Carter
Publisher: London ; New York : Academic Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book links the physical and biological resources of coastlines with their exploitation and use. A holistic approach is taken, which views the coast as an integrated system, involving the input,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Carter
ISBN: 0121618552 9780121618551 0121618560 9780121618568
OCLC Number: 18395420
Description: xv, 617 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Waves and Wave-Dominated Coasts. Shoreline Morphodynamics. Tidal and Lake Coasts. Long-Term Development of Coasts. Sea-Level Changes. Sub-Tidal and Beach Ecosystems. Coastal Dunes. Coastal Wetlands. Structures and Organization. The Management of Coastal Waters. Management of Coastal Lands and Sediments. Management of Coastal Ecosystems. Coastal Hazards. References. Index.
Responsibility: R.W.G. Carter.

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"The definitive current work for all who are interested in the physical and biological resources of coastlines, their exploitation and management." --COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS

 
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