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Title Sandy beach morphodynamics / edited by Derek W.T. Jackson, Andrew D. Short.

Publication Info. Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Cambridge, MA : Elsevier, [2020]


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 793 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 28, 2020).
Contents Introduction to beach morphodynamics / Derek W.T. Jackson, Andrew D. Short -- Beach sand and its origins / Burghard Flemming -- Wave climates : deep water to shoaling zone / Fernando J. Méndez, Ana Rueda -- Wave behaviour outside the surf zone / Karin R. Bryan, Hannah E. Power -- Tidal modulation / Luci Pereira, Ana Vila-Concejo, Wellington Trindade -- Breaking waves / Hannah E. Power -- The surf zone / Shari L. Gallop, Karin R. Bryan, Gundula Winter -- The swash zone / Michael G. Hughes, Tom E. Baldock -- Marine sediment transport / Sierd de Vries, Meagan Wengrove, Judith Bosboom -- Aeolian (windblown) sand transport over beaches / Ian J. Walker -- Rip currents / Chris Houser, Phil Wernette, Sarah Trimble, Summer Locknick -- From cusps to capes : self-organised shoreline shapes / Brad Murray, Andrew D. Ashton, Giovanni Coco -- Rhythmic patterns in the surfzone / Giovanni Coco, Brad Murray, Andrew D. Ashton -- Mixed sand and gravel beaches / Alejandro López-Ruiz, Miguel Ortega-Sánchez, Miguel Á. Losada -- Sandy beaches in estuaries and bays / Ana Vila-Concejo, Shari L. Gallop, John L. Largier -- Wave-dominated, tide-modified and tide-dominated continuum / Andrew D. Short -- Shallow water wave modelling in the nearshore (SWAN) / Emilia Guisado-Pintado -- Reflective-dissipative continuum / Lluís Gómez-Pujol, Alejandro Orfila -- Shoreline change analysis / Helene Burningham, Miriam Fernandez-Nunez -- Seasonal imprint on beach morphodynamics / Nadia Senechal, Amaia Ruiz de Alegría-Arzaburu -- Long-term shoreline morphodynamics : processes and preservation of environmental signals / Christopher J. Hein, Andrew D. Ashton -- Extreme events : impact and recovery / Bruno Castelle, Mitchell Harley -- Headland bypassing and overpassing : form, processes and applications / Antonio H.F. Klein, Guilherme Vieira da Silva, Rui Taborda, Ana P. da Silva, Andrew D. Short -- Mechanisms and timescales of beach rotation / Carlos Loureiro, Óscar Ferreira -- Coastal sediment compartments, wave climate and centennial-scale sediment budget / Ian D. Goodwin, Marta Ribó, Thomas Mortlock -- Global beach database / Arjen Luijendijk, Sierd de Vries -- Beach and nearshore monitoring techniques / Anne Ton, Mark Lee, Sander Vos, Matthijs Gawehn, Kees den Heijer, Stefan Aarninkhof -- Machine learning and coastal processes / Tom Beuzen, Kristen Splinter -- Future challenges in beach management as contested spaces / Bruce Thom.
Summary Sandy beaches represent some of the most dynamic environments on Earth and examining their morphodynamic behaviour over different temporal and spatial scales is challenging, relying on multidisciplinary approaches and techniques. Sandy Beach Morphodynamics brings together the latest research on beach systems and their morphodynamics and the ways in which they are studied in 29 chapters that review the full spectrum of beach morphodynamics. The chapters are written by leading experts in the field and provide introductory level understanding of physical processes and resulting landforms, along with more advanced discussions.
Subject Beaches.
Coast changes.
Sediment transport.
Bathing Beaches
Littoral -- Modifications.
Sédiments (Géologie) -- Transport.
Beaches. (OCoLC)fst00829107
Coast changes. (OCoLC)fst00865699
Sediment transport. (OCoLC)fst01110959
Added Author Jackson, Derek W. T., editor.
Short, Andrew D., editor.
Other Form: Print version: 0081029276 9780081029275 (OCoLC)1126211828
ISBN 9780081029282 (electronic book)
0081029284 (electronic book)
Standard No. AU@ 000067370443
UKMGB 019801738

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