Beaches in Space and Time: A Global Look at the Beach Environment and How We Use It (Paperback)

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Beaches in Space and Time features a section on the most beautiful and interesting beaches in the world, and is the ideal book for anyone who wants to learn more about them. Written by a world-renowned expert on beaches, the book covers a wide range of topics, including the geology, hydrodynamics, sedimentation, coastal engineering, and economics of beaches. The book also delves into core information regarding hydrodynamics, sediment transport, and beach nourishment. The profusion and variety of illustrations from around the entire globe offer a unique perspective on coastal life, and even the many recreational, sports, and military uses of beaches are included.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781561647330
ISBN-10: 1561647330
Publisher: Pineapple Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 2015
Pages: 168
Language: English