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Coastal Environments By Edited by Bill Carter

Coastal Environments
by Edited by Bill Carter

This book links the physical and biological resources of coastlines with their exploitation and use. A holistic approach is taken, which views the coast as an integrated system, involving the input, output and circulation of mass, energy and information.
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Coastal Environments: An Introduction to the Physical, Ecological and Cultural Systems of Coastlines by Edited by Bill Carter

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.

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"The definitive current work for all who are interested in the physical and biological resources of coastlines, their exploitation and management." --COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS

Table of Contents


Introduction. Waves and Wave-Dominated Coasts. Shoreline Morphodynamics. Tidal and Lake Coasts. Long-Term Development of Coasts. Sea-Level Changes. Sub-Tidal and Beach Ecosystems. Coastal Dunes. Coastal Wetlands. Structures and Organization. The Management of Coastal Waters. Management of Coastal Lands and Sediments. Management of Coastal Ecosystems. Coastal Hazards. References. Index.

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GOR001231300
Coastal Environments: An Introduction to the Physical, Ecological and Cultural Systems of Coastlines by Edited by Bill Carter
Edited by Bill Carter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
1990-01-15
617
0121618560
9780121618568
N/A
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