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The beach book : science of the shore

Author: C H Hobbs
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C H Hobbs
ISBN: 0231160550 9780231160551
OCLC Number: 875697885
Description: 195 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Beaches 2. Wind 3. Waves 4. Tides 5. Sediments 6. Barrier Islands and Tidal Inlets 7. Sand Dunes and Salt Marshes 8. Sea Level and Sea-Level Rise 9. Storms and Storm Surges 10. Erosion and Shore Protection Appendix 1. Units of Speed: Approximate Conversion Factors Appendix 2. Beaufort Scale Appendix 3. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale Glossary Bibliography Index
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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