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The Resource Submerging coasts : the effects of a rising sea level on coastal environments, Eric C.F. Bird

Submerging coasts : the effects of a rising sea level on coastal environments, Eric C.F. Bird

Label
Submerging coasts : the effects of a rising sea level on coastal environments
Title
Submerging coasts
Title remainder
the effects of a rising sea level on coastal environments
Statement of responsibility
Eric C.F. Bird
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1930-
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Bird, E. C. F.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Coastal morphology and research
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coast changes
  • Sea level
Label
Submerging coasts : the effects of a rising sea level on coastal environments, Eric C.F. Bird
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The publication of this book was sponsored by United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [155]-169) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Changing sea level. Sea levels in the past. Causes of sea level changes. The greenhouse effect and sea level rise. Is sea level rising? Biological zonations as sea level indicators. Other effects of global warming -- Ch. 3. Sea level rise and coastline changes. General effects of a rising sea level. Steep coasts: cliffs and bluffs. Beach and barrier coasts. Estuaries and coastal lagoons. Deltaic coasts. Intertidal and nearshore areas. Artificial and developed coasts -- Ch. 4. Human responses to a rising sea level. Evidence from subsiding coasts. Responses to the predicted sea level rise. Human response scenarios
Control code
ocm26400615
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780471938071
Lccn
92030175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26400615
  • (Sirsi) a426311
Label
Submerging coasts : the effects of a rising sea level on coastal environments, Eric C.F. Bird
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The publication of this book was sponsored by United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [155]-169) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Changing sea level. Sea levels in the past. Causes of sea level changes. The greenhouse effect and sea level rise. Is sea level rising? Biological zonations as sea level indicators. Other effects of global warming -- Ch. 3. Sea level rise and coastline changes. General effects of a rising sea level. Steep coasts: cliffs and bluffs. Beach and barrier coasts. Estuaries and coastal lagoons. Deltaic coasts. Intertidal and nearshore areas. Artificial and developed coasts -- Ch. 4. Human responses to a rising sea level. Evidence from subsiding coasts. Responses to the predicted sea level rise. Human response scenarios
Control code
ocm26400615
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
viii, 184 pages
Isbn
9780471938071
Lccn
92030175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26400615
  • (Sirsi) a426311

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