Applied Coastal Geomorphology by J. A. Steers

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.

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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.

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