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Waves and Tidal Flat Ecosystems

By: E Baba, H Kawarada, W Nishijima, M Okada and H Suito

164 pages, 144 illus, 27 in col

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141748 | ISBN: 3540004424
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About this book

The authors explain and describe the mutually rewarding insights that resulted from the interdisciplinary collaboration between an environmental study group working on coastal ecosystems and effects of oil spills, and applied mathematicians modelling wave motion on sandy beaches.


Contents

What is a Tidal Flat * Effects of Waves and Tide on Tidal Flat Ecosystems * Unified Model for Wave Breaking Action * Oil Pollution: Human Damages on Hydraulic Regime in Sandy Beach Ecosystems * Theoretical Study of Oil Pollution * Oil Pollution: Human Damage on Hydraulic Regime and Benthic Communities in Tidal Flat Ecosystems * Decomposition Mechanism of Spilled Oil by Bacteria * Breaking Waves and Ecosystem Dynamics * Methodologies for Theoretical Studies


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