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The Coastal Ocean: A Derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Edited By: John H Steele, Steve A Thorpe and Karl K Turekian

650 pages, figs, tabs

Academic Press

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #186636 | ISBN-13: 9780123813954
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NHBS Price: £60.99 $75/€69 approx

About this book

This volume offers a selection of articles that provide current knowledge and expertise in the areas of coastal oceanography.


Rivers, estuaries and fjords;
Salt marshes, lagoons, beaches and rocky shores;
Corals and reefs;
Groundwater seepage;
Ice and permafrost;
Waves, tides, surges, tsunami and seiches;
Topography and sea level;
Plankton and benthos;
Management, mariculture and fisheries;
Sediments, slides, slumps and cycling;
Circulation and models;
Remote sensing by acoustics, aircraft and satellites;
Rigs, structures and shipping

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