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Author Griggs, Gary B.

Title Living with the changing California Coast [electronic resource] / Gary Griggs, Kiki Patsch, and Lauret Savoy ; with contributions by Reinhard Flick ... [et al.].

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2005.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 540 p. : ill., maps.
Note Rev. ed. of: Living with the California coast / edited by Gary Griggs and Lauret Savoy. 1985.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 515-524) and index.
Contents Introduction : a perspective on the coast of California ; The evolution of the California coast ; Weather, climate change, sea level and the coastline ; Understanding the shoreline ; The erosion of the coastline ; Building or buying on the coast ; Responding to coastal hazards / Gary Griggs, Kiki Patsch, Lauret Savoy -- California's coastal hazards : theory and practice / Charles Lester -- The northern California coast: The Oregon border to Cape Mendocino / Lauret Savoy, Gary Griggs and Derek Rust. Point Delgada to Point Arena / Dorothy Merritts, Lauret Savoy, Gary Griggs and Robert Walker. Point Arena to San Francisco / Lauret Savoy, Dorothy Merritts, Karen Grove and Robert Walker. The San Francisco coastline / Gary Griggs, Kim Fulton and Lauret Savoy. San Francisco to Ano Nuevo / Jerry Weber, Gary Griggs, Ken LaJoie and Scott Mathieson. Ano Nuevo to the Monterey Peninsula / Gary Griggs and Kiki Patsch. The Monterey Peninsula to Morro Bay / Cheryl Hapke. Morro Bay to Point Conception / Antony Orme. Point Conception to Rincon Point / Robert Norris and Kiki Patsch. Rincon Point to Santa Monica / Antony Orme -- The coast of southern California: Santa Monica to Dana Point / Douglas Sherman and Bernard Pipkin. Dana Point to the international border / Reinhard Flick -- App. A. References -- App. B. Geologic time line.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Shore protection -- California.
Coasts -- California.
Coastal zone management -- California.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Patsch, Kiki, 1977-
Savoy, Lauret E.
Flick, Reinhard.
ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Living with the California coast.
ISBN 0520244451 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520244478 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520938670 (e-book)

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