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Author Davis, Richard A., Jr., 1937-

Title The evolving coast / Richard A. Davis, Jr
Published New York : Scientific American Library : Distributed by W.H. Freeman and Co., [1997]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  551.457 Dav/Eco 1997  AVAILABLE
Description x, 233 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Series Scientific American Library paperbacks, 1040-3213 ; no. 48
Scientific American Library paperback ; no. 48
Contents Plate tectonics and the coast -- The changing sea level -- Processes that shape the coast -- Estuaries, salt marshes, and tidal flats -- Deltas : where rivers unload their deposits -- Beaches, dunes, and barriers -- Rocky coasts -- Epilogue
Analysis Coast changes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-226) and index
Notes English
Subject Coast changes.
LC no. 97127212
ISBN 0716760215 (paperback)