By R. W. G. Carter, C. D. Woodroffe, Orson van de Plassche
This e-book assesses how coastlines switch and the way they've got developed over the last few thousand years. It introduces a number of the most up-to-date strategies in coastal morphodynamics, spotting that coasts boost via co-adjustment of method and shape. The authors study specific sorts of coasts--deltas, estuaries, reefs, lagoons and polar coasts--in element with conceptual types built at the foundation of well-studied examples. as well as being a textual content for graduate-level scholars, it is a entire resource for geologists, engineers, environmental scientists, planners and coastal managers.
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