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Beaches Of The New South Wales Coast
Author: Andrew D. Short
Publisher: Sydney University Press
Release Date: 2007
Pages: 398
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

358 pages, 167 original figures, including 18 photographs; glossary, general index, beach index, surf index. This book provides the first description of all NSW ocean beaches. It is based on the results of the NSW section of the Australian Beach Safety and Management Program.It has two aims, first to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of NSW beaches including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, together with information on beach hazards and beach safety.Second, to provide a description of each beach emphasising its physical characteristics including its name/s, location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. In particular it comments on the suitability of the beach for swimming, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards.Based on the physical hazards all beaches are rated in terms of their public beach safety and scaled accordingly from 1 (safest) to 10 (least safe).This book will be revised in 2006.

Estuarine Beaches
Author: K.F. Nordstrom
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1992-05-31
Pages: 226
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

The purpose of this book is to supply the background needed to structure research on estuarine beach resources and provide the basis for a program for informed management. The book is a synthesis of data on physical, biological, and human processes.

Beaches And Dunes Of Developed Coasts
Author: Karl F. Nordstrom
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2004-06-03
Pages: 356
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Volume on coastal management aimed at consulting engineers, research scientists, developers and students.

Beaches
Author: J. Hardisty
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 1990-12-31
Pages: 324
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

This book places research into worldwide beach environments in its geomorphological context. Having introduced the systems approach to environmental modelling, and identified the groups of processes operating on beaches, the text is structured in five parts: the first three sections provide a sequential account of the effects of these processes on the beach system; part four focuses on theory relevant to landform stability, then reviews existing empirical, analytical and numerical models; and the final section introduces a computer model and shows its application to the process functions developed earlier.

Living With Florida S Atlantic Beaches
Author: David M. Bush
Publisher: Duke University Press
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 338
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

A call to live with the coast, as opposed to living at the coast; unless Florida coastal communities conserve beaches and mitigate storm impacts, the future of the beach-based economy is in question.

Saving America S Beaches
Author: Scott L. Douglass
Publisher: World Scientific
Release Date: 2002
Pages: 91
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

This book tells you where beach sand comes from, how waves are formed and how they break and move sand down the coast, how OC works of manOCO have blocked this movement and caused beach erosion, and what can be done to save the beaches for future generations of Americans. A three-part prescription for healthy beaches is proposed: OC backing offOCO, OC bypassing sandOCO, and OC beach nourishmentOCO. So if you love waves and beaches, and care about the future of your favorite beach spot, then read this book while you enjoy the beach."

The Beaches Of Maui County
Author: John R. K. Clark
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 1989-07-01
Pages: 168
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

The Beaches series by John R. K. Clark include Beaches of Maui County, Beaches of the Big Island, Beaches of Kauai and Niihau, and The Beaches of Oahu. The author, an ocean recreation consultant, includes comprehensive site descriptions of hundreds of beaches in the Hawaiian Islands and shares his extensive knowledge of, and deep respect for, Hawaii's shorelines. This revised edition updates the data on access and new facilities resulting from developments on Maui, Lanai, Molokai, and Kahoolawe.

Beaches Of O   Ahu  Revised Edition
Author: John R. K. Clark
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 2004-11-30
Pages: 202
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Now completely revised and updated, this edition of Beaches of O'ahu offers color photos of the island's spectacular beaches and coastline by photographer Mike Waggoner plus information on the historic and cultural significance of the island. 58 illustrations. 22 maps.

Beaches And Coasts
Author: Richard A. Davis, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2009-04-01
Pages: 432
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Coastlines of the world are as diverse as any geological setting onEarth. Beaches and Coasts is an exciting and unique new textbookthat provides an exhaustive treatment of the world's differentcoasts and details the highly varied processes that have shapedthem. Having conducted research on coastlines throughout the world,the authors draw on a wealth of experience that broadens thecontent of chapters and provides for numerous and varied examples.The book furnishes a basic understanding of the tectonic framework,hydrographic regime, climatic setting, and geologic materials thatdetermine the morphology of a coast. Individual chapters aredevoted to major coastal environments such as barriers, tidalinlets, marshes, estuaries, lagoons, deltas, glaciated coasts,rocky coasts and many others. Beaches and Coasts provides the necessary content forteaching a broad coastal geology course. Though designed forintroductory students, its comprehensive treatment of coastaltopics will make it appropriate for many upper level courses. Exciting and unique textbook that provides an exhaustivetreatment of the world's different coasts and details the highlyvaried processes that have shaped them. The authors draw on a wealth of experience that broadens thecontent of chapters and provides for numerous and variedexamples. Provides a basic understanding of the tectonic framework,hydrographic regime, climatic setting, and geologic materials thatdetermine the morphology of a coast. Individual chapters are devoted to major coastal environmentssuch as barriers, tidal inlets, marshes, estuaries, lagoons,deltas, glaciated coasts, rocky coasts, and many others. Provides comprehensive content for teaching a broad coastalgeology course for both introductory and upper level courses.

Beaches Of The Big Island
Author: John R. K. Clark
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 1985-09-01
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
EBOOK SYNOPSIS:

Describes the facilities, history, activities, and scenery at the beaches and coastal parks of Hawaii Island