The Resource Beaches of the Gulf Coast, Richard A. Davis Jr

Beaches of the Gulf Coast, Richard A. Davis Jr

Label
Beaches of the Gulf Coast
Title
Beaches of the Gulf Coast
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Davis Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Much of the world's population lives within thirty miles of a coast, and beaches are perhaps the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. The Gulf of Mexico is no exception: Millions of people make their homes nearby, and many of them spend considerable time at the beach, joined by millions more tourists and seasonal visitors. In Beaches of the Gulf Coast, Richard A. Davis Jr., a veteran coastal geologist, explores the dynamics of beach formation, providing the reader with a basic understanding of the characteristics and behavior of the beach environment and what cau
Cataloging source
P@U
Dewey number
551.45/7
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
GB459.4
LC item number
.D38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies series
Label
Beaches of the Gulf Coast, Richard A. Davis Jr
Publication
Note
"Sponsored by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi."
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. General Characteristics and Dynamics of Beaches. Coastal processes -- Beach geomorphology and barrier island morphodynamics -- Beach materials, structures, and sources -- Human impact on Gulf beaches ; Common animals and plants of the Gulf beaches and surf zone -- Part II. Beaches along the Gulf of Mexico Coast. Beaches of Florida -- Beaches of Alabama -- Beaches of Mississippi -- Beaches of Louisiana -- Beaches of Texas -- Beaches of Mexico and Cuba
Control code
ocn885127936
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781623491123
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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2a2060ec-8392-4df9-bce7-35d2db864385
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30180272
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885127936
  • pebc1623491126

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