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Environmental Oceanography

Textbook

Series: CRC Marine Science Volume: 11

Edited By: Tom Beer

367 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #68342 | ISBN: 0849384257
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About this book

This textbook links the needs of the coastal oceanographer and the environmental practitioner. The ever-increasing human impact on the environment, and particularly on the coastal zone, has led governments to carefully examine the environmental implications of development proposals. It provides the background needed to undertake coastal oceanographic investigations and sets them in context by incorporating case studies and sample problems based on the author's experience as an environmental consultant.


Contents

Coastal OceanographyShore ProcessesWavesTidesWater CompositionWater CirculationBoundary LayersMixingCoastal MeteorologyEstuaries and ReefsDirect and Remote SensingData AnalysisCoastal Assessment

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