Coastal Systems / Edition 1

Coastal Systems / Edition 1

by Simon Haslett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415213029

ISBN-13: 9780415213028

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.

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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:
9780415213028
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series editors' preface
List of plates
List of figures
List of tables
List of boxes
Author's preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Ch. 1Coastal systems: definitions, energy and classification3
Ch. 2Wave-dominated coastal systems19
Ch. 3Tidally-dominated coastal systems73
Ch. 4River-dominated coastal systems110
Ch. 5Sea level and the changing land-sea interface136
Ch. 6Coastal management issues163
Glossary185
Further reading200
Bibliography205
Index213

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