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The beach book : science of the shore

Author: Carl Heywood Hobbs
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Heywood Hobbs
ISBN: 9780231160544 0231160542 9780231160551 0231160550
OCLC Number: 820650807
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 175-182.
Description: 1 v. (195 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Beaches ; Wind ; Waves ; Tides ; Sediments ; Barrier islands and tidal inlets ; Sand dunes and salt marshes ; Sea level and sea-level rise ; Storms and storm surge ; Erosion and shore protection.
Responsibility: Carl H. Hobbs.
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...interesting to anyone curious about the science of the shore. Library Journal ...for the serious minded beachgoer... Los Angeles Times Fascinating phenomena - from surf beat, edge waves and beach Read more...

 
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