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Coastal sediments"91

Speciality Conference on Quantitative Approaches to Coastal Sediment Processes (1991 Seattle, Washington)

Coastal sediments"91

proceedings of a speciality conference on quantitative approaches to coastal sediment processes, Seattle, Washington, June 25-27, 1991

by Speciality Conference on Quantitative Approaches to Coastal Sediment Processes (1991 Seattle, Washington)

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Published by American Society of Civil Engineers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Nicholas C. Kraus, Kathryn J. Gingerich and David L. Kriebel. Vol.1.
ContributionsKraus, Nicholas C., Gingerich, Kathryn J., Kriebel, David L., American Society of Civil Engineers. Committee on Coastal Engineering., American Geophysical Union.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 1206 [10]p. :
Number of Pages1206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18692563M

Detailed and timely knowledge of erosion, transport and deposition of sediments in the sea is crucial to a number of human activities. Amongst these are protection measures against coastal erosion, establishment and conservation of beaches, maintenance of depths in harbours, or control of sediment spreading from dredging operations. Conference Goal. The Coastal Dynamics conference series advances the community's understanding of recent applied and basic research concerning coastal waves and currents, interactions between wind, water and sediments, and morphology changes in different morphological environments (with and without structures) such as sandy, rocky, and muddy . Chapter 3: Sediments and Rocks: materials of coastal environments Rock Types Sediment Properties Relevance to coastal dynamics and coastal processes Rock Types Igneous: Comprise most of the crust Formed from magma within the mantle Silicate minerals (cations + charged ions with silicon and oxygen (SiO 4 or SiO 2). Iron (Fe), magnesium (Mg File Size: 1MB.


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