By R. W. G. Carter, C. D. Woodroffe, Orson van de Plassche
This booklet assesses how coastlines swap and the way they've got developed over the last few thousand years. It introduces a few of the newest techniques in coastal morphodynamics, spotting that coasts increase via co-adjustment of procedure and shape. The authors research specific sorts of coasts--deltas, estuaries, reefs, lagoons and polar coasts--in aspect with conceptual versions constructed at the foundation of well-studied examples. as well as being a textual content for graduate-level scholars, it is a complete resource for geologists, engineers, environmental scientists, planners and coastal managers.
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Coastal Evolution: Late Quaternary Shoreline Morphodynamics by R. W. G. Carter, C. D. Woodroffe, Orson van de Plassche