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Intertidal Deposits: River Mouths, Tidal Flats, and Coastal Lagoons

Series: CRC Marine Science Volume: 16

Edited By: Doeke Eisma

525 pages, B/w photos, 150 illus, tabs, maps

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #81863 | ISBN: 0849380499
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NHBS Price: £155.00 $200/€170 approx

About this book

Discusses the more important intertidal areas, subdivided by tidal range and presents sections on benthic fauna and microflora, saltmarshes, mangroves, and algal mats and seagrasses.

This is an impressive and encyclopedic compilationabout the distribution, geomorphology, sedimentology, biota, and Holocene evolution of intertidal deposits from around the worldFew can match Eisma's breadth of knowledge about tidal depositsCheck this book out before your next trip. Karl W. Flessa, Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona


Contents

Introduction * Worldwide Distribution of Intertidal Areas * Mesotidal Deposits * Microtidal Deposits. Windflat Deposits * Morphology of Intertidal Areas * Intertidal Sediment Composition and Structure * Sediment Transport in Intertidal Areas * Intertidal Fauna and Vegetation * Holocene Development of Intertidal Deposits * Influence of Man * Index.

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