The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in...
Published September 4th 2008 by Routledge
Coastal Systems 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 such as:* Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea* cliff collapse in Southern England* the Great Barrier Reef*...
Published November 22nd 2000 by Routledge