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Estuarine Shores: Evolution, Environments and Human Alterations

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Edited By: KF Nordstrom and CT Roman

486 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55913 | ISBN: 0471965960
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Examines the links between interrelated systems, dealing with environments that intersect the shallow subtidal, intertidal and frequently flooded supratidal shoreline and define the land-water contact along seagrass beds, intertidal flats, beaches, salt marshes, mangroves, plus a wide variety of human altered environments: reclaimed lands, disposal areas, building and shore protection structures.


Partial table of contents:; Environments, Processes and Interactions of Estuarine Shores (C. Roman & K. Nordstrom); EVOLUTION OF ESTUARINE SHORES; Evolution of Estuarine Shoreline Systems in Sierra Leone (E. Anthony); Shoreline Changes in the Bodden Coast of Northeastern Germany (R. Lampe); Late Quaternary Infill of Macrotidal Estuaries in Northern Australia (C. Woodroffe); ENVIRONMENTS AND PROCESSES; Hydraulic Processes Affecting the Morphology and Evolution of the Westerschelde Estuary (J. van den Berg, et al.); The Role of Seagrasses in Nearshore Sedimentary Processes: a Review (M. Fonseca); Ecological Dynamics of a Tropical Intertidal Mudflat Community (J. Vargas); HUMAN ALTERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT; Management and Use of Dynamic Estuarine Shorelines (J. Doody); Natural and Legal Shoreline Buffers (J. Phillips); Index.

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