By J. A. Steers
This quantity is a set of papers, preceded by means of an introductory essay, on coastal physiography. the entire authors have made major contributions to the topic. they're of other nationalities and the papers are, intentionally, no longer all contemporary ones. during this booklet emphasis has been laid totally on concerns that are of basic instead of neighborhood or maybe neighborhood worth. for instance, Dr. Jelgersma's paper offers an account of contemporary fluctuations of sea point and is a Most worthy precis of the several hypotheses facing this complicated topic. Zenkovich's paper serves as an creation to Russian paintings on coastal physiography and consistent with Bruun's paper serves as a very good precis of the industrial purposes for coastal research."Contents: Sea-level adjustments over the past 10,000 Years, " S. Jelgersma; "The major Post-glacial Raised coastline of Western Scotland from the Firth of Lorne to Loch Broom, " S. B. McCann; "Trend floor Mapping of Raised beaches, " S. B. McCann and R. J. Chorley; "Marking seashore fabrics for Tracing Experiments, " C. Kidson and A. P. Carr; "A concept of the improvement of Accumulation types within the Coastal area, " V. P. Zenkovich; "The dating among Wave prevalence, Wind course and seashore adjustments at Marsden Bay, County Durham, " Cuchlaine A. M. King; "The effect of Rock buildings on beach and Cliff improvement round Tintagel, North Cornwall, " Gilbert Wilson; "The type of Nantasket seashore, " Douglas W. Johnson and William G. Reed, Jr.; "Methods of Correlating Cultural is still with phases of Coastal improvement, " William G. McIntire; "Coastal learn and its fiscal Justification, " consistent with Bruun.
Read or Download Applied Coastal Geomorphology PDF
Best geology books
The andesitic dome-building eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano wreaked havoc at the small Caribbean island of Montserrat. approximately 1/2 this 'emerald Isle' used to be rendered barren and uninhabitable, nearly two-thirds of the unique inhabitants needed to depart, and 19 lives have been misplaced, all as a right away results of the volcanic job.
In regards to the ProductPublished by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the sector journey Guidebooks sequence. This guidebook used to be ready for a box journey to be performed ahead of the graduation of the twenty eighth overseas Geological Congress, convened in Washington, DC, July 1989. the aim of this box journey is to envision the geologic components that managed the deposition of Carboniferous rocks within the Illinois and Appalachian basins, with emphasis being put on basinal tectonic evolution, sedimentation, and paleoclimate.
- Landforms of High Mountains
- Geomorphological Processes and Landscape Change: Britain in the Last 1000 Years
- The Eastern San Juan Mountains: Their Geology, Ecology and Human History
- Arid and Semi-Arid Geomorphology
Additional info for Applied Coastal Geomorphology
The north coast has no reinforcements of limestone and is for the most part built up by accumulations of beach material. This is why the coastline by Bonnerup, in spite of its smaller DR values, is straighter than the east coast. On account of beach-drifting - as indicated by the DR from the east- a small harbour by Bennerup is built according to the 'island' principle. Calculations of wave power on the north coast are made difficult by the variations of the fetch. ) than is usual in enclosed waters.
Dead cliffs. 36 Axel Schou mouth and the lower course of the river. The need for deeper harbour basins caused by the increasing size of ships has been met by the construction of the modern harbour of Gremi at the sea coast, sheltered by a large pier from the heavy beach drift from the south. The old stage of simplification, which is indicated by the rulerstraight course of the shoreline stretch described here, may be explained by the fact that calculations of wave force show a maximum value in this locality of the east coast.
12. 0rby. 13. Sletterhage. 14. Bogens Hoved. 15. Bogens S0. 16. JEbeltoft Vig. 17. Ah1 Hage. 18. Hasen0re. 19. Brokh0j. 20. Gungeme, Boeslum. 21. Draaby S0. 22. Jremhatten. 23. N0rres0, Rugaard. 24. GlatvedLimbjerg. 25. Katholm Sjov. 26. Havknude. 27. Katholm. 28. Hessel Hede. 29. Fomres. 30. Sangstrup Klint. 31. Karleby Klint. 32. Gerrild Klint. 33. Knudshoved. 34. Stavnshoved. 35. B0nnerupstrand. 36. Hevring Hede. Hede =moor. Hoved =cape, point. Klint =cliff. Skov =wood. S0 =lake. Vig. =bay. 0 =island.