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Coastal dunes : form and process

Coastal dunes : form and process

Author: Karl F Nordstrom; Norbert P Psuty; Bill Carter
Publisher: Chichester, England ; New York : Wiley, ©1990.
Series: Coastal morphology and research.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The studies in this volume examine aeolian transport mechanisms, erosional landforms and the evolution, geomorphology and ecology of dunefields. Physical and human influences on coastal dunes are  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coastal dunes.
Chichester, England ; New York : Wiley, ©1990
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karl F Nordstrom; Norbert P Psuty; Bill Carter
ISBN: 0471918423 9780471918424
OCLC Number: 21333193
Description: xvi, 392 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The study of coastal dunes / R.W.G. Carter, K.F. Nordstrom, and N.P. Psuty --
EOLIAN PROCESSES AND SAND TRANSPORT: Aeolian sediment transport: theory and measurement / D.J. Sherman and S. Hotta --
Aeolian transport measurement and prediction across a beach and dune at Castroville, California / B.O. Bauer et al. --
A quantitative analysis of the near-surface wind flow pattern over coastal parabolic dunes / M.J. Robertson-Rintoul --
Eolian transport measurements, winds, and comparison with theoretical transport in Israeli coastal dunes / V. Goldsmith, P. Rosen and Y. Gertner --
BEACH/DUNE INTERACTION: Aeolian sand bodies of the South Louisiana coast / W. Ritchie and S. Penland --
The geomorphological, ecological and pedological development of coastal foredunes at Magilligan Point, Northern Ireland / R.W.G. Carter and P. Wilson --
Foredune mobility and stability, Fire Island, New York / N.P. Psuty --
Seasonal patterns and controls on sediment supply to coastal foredunes, Long Point, Lake Erie / R.G.D. Davidson-Arnott, and M.N. Law --
The exchange of materials between beach and dune systems / A. McLachan --
Erosional landforms in coastal dunes / R.W.G. Carter, P.A. Hesp and K.F. Nordstrom --
SECONDARY DUNES AND DUNEFIELDS: Geomorphology and evolution of active transgressive dunefields / P.A. Hesp and B.G. Thom --
The Holocene development and present morphology of the Leba Dunes, Baltic coast of Poland / R.K. Borowka --
The instability of Holocene coastal dunes: the case of the Morro dunes, California / A.R. Orme --
EFFECTS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Physical and human influences on coastal dune development between the Ribble and Mersey estuaries, northwest England / K. Pye --
Eolian processes and dune changes at developed and undeveloped sites, Island Beach, New Jersey / P.A. Gares --
Directions for coastal dune research / K.F. Nordstrom, R.W.G. Carter, and N.P. Psuty.
Series Title: Coastal morphology and research.
Responsibility: edited by Karl Nordstrom, Norbert Psuty, and Bill Carter.
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coastal dunes bible by thought leaders in coastal geomorphology

by mlaw26 (WorldCat user published 2015-03-30) Excellent Permalink

Coastal Dunes: Form and Process contains the foremost knowledge and prevalent theories on coastal dunes by the thought leaders in coastal geomorphology.

The content covers all the natural process associated with the formation and geomorpohological changes that dunes experience. The contents...
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