Coastal Systems

Coastal Systems

by Simon Haslett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415213010

ISBN-13: 9780415213011

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world.

Overview

This book offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415213011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1: Coastal systems: definitions, energy and classifications; 2: Wave dominated coastal systems; 3: Tidally dominated coastal systems; 4: River dominated coastal systems; 5: Sea level and the changing land-sea interface; 6: Coastal management issues

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