Encyclopedia of Coastal Science

Encyclopedia of Coastal Science

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This new Encyclopedia of Coastal Science stands as the latest authoritative source in the field of coastal studies, making it the standard reference work for specialists and the interested lay person. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach. This Encyclopedia features contributions by 245 well-known international specialists in their respective fields and is abundantly illustrated with line-drawings and photographs. Not only does this volume offer an extensive number of entries, it also includes various appendices, an illustrated glossary of coastal morphology and extensive bibliographic listings.Their impact has induced random retreat at the individual-property level, and forced communities to reexamine their coastal zone management strategies. And , although the greenhouse effect is a subject of debate, sea level is rising for most ofanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Coastal Science
Author:Maurice Schwartz
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-11-08


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