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From the Publisher"The definitive current work for all who are interested in the physical and biological resources of coastlines, their exploitation and management."
This original volume draws on the author's own research experiences in Ireland, Britain, France, Canada, and the United States to present a guide of coastal environments for applications of shoreline and environmental management. Topics include: long-term development of coasts, water supply and waste disposal, energy resources and coastal water management, coastal water management for recreation, coastal management of storm hazards, and managing world sea-level rise.
Audience: Environmental scientists, physical geographers, geomorphologists, marine geologists, oceanographers, marine biologists, and graduate and post-graduate students.
Waves and Wave-Dominated Coasts.
Tidal and Lake Coasts.
Long-Term Development of Coasts.
Sub-Tidal and Beach Ecosystems.
Structures and Organization.
The Management of Coastal Waters.
Management of Coastal Lands and Sediments.
Management of Coastal Ecosystems.