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Author Davis, Richard A., Jr., 1937-
Title Beaches and coasts / Richard A. Davis Jr. and Duncan M. FitzGerald.
Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. , 2004.
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 Floor2  GB451.2 .D385 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 419 p. : col. ill. (some col.) , maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Coastline variability and functions in the global environment -- 2. The Earth's mobile crust -- 3. Sediments and rocks: materials of coastal environments -- 4. Sea-level change and coastal environments -- 5. Weather systems, extratropical storms, and hurricanes -- 6. Waves and the coast -- 7. Beach and nearshore environment -- 8. Barrier systems -- 9. Coastal dunes -- 10. Coastal lagoons -- 11. Tides of the ocean
Summary "Beaches and Coasts provides the necessary content for teaching a broad coastal geology course. Though it is designed for introductory students, its comprehensive treatment of coastal topics will make it appropriate for many upper level courses."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Beaches.
Coast changes.
Related Names FitzGerald, Duncan M.
ISBN 0632043083 (alk paper)
9780632043088 (alk paper)
OCLC number 50761586