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Coastal cliffs : Morphology and management
Coastal cliffs : Morphology and management
Bird, E. C. F. (Eric Charles Frederick), 1930-2016
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Series:
SpringerBriefs in Earth sciences
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- References -- 2.Evolution of Cliffs -- 2.1.Origin of Cliffs -- 2.2.Cliffs Formed by Marine Erosion -- 2.2.1.Cliff Profiles and Lithology -- 2.2.2.Cliff Profiles and Geological Structure -- 2.2.3.Cliff Profiles and Exposure to Wave Action -- 2.3.Bluffs and Steep Coastal Slopes -- 2.4.Slope-Over-Wall Coasts -- 2.5.Hinterland Effects -- References -- 3.Processes on Cliffs -- 3.1.Coastal Landslides and Rock Falls -- 3.2.Effects of Wind Action -- 3.3.Effects of Runoff -- 3.4.Effects of Sea Spray -- 3.5.Effects of Groundwater Seepage -- 3.6.Effects of Saturation -- 3.7.Effects of Wetting and Drying -- 3.8.Effects of Thermal Expansion and Contraction -- 3.9.Effects of Solution -- 3.10.Effects of Plants and Animals -- 3.11.Effects of Induration -- 3.12.Human Impacts -- References -- 4.Rates of Cliff Recession -- References -- 5.Cliff Hazards -- References -- 6.Scenic and Scientific Values -- References -- 7.Stabilisation of Cliffs --Contents note continued: References -- 8.Summary.
ISBN:
33192908359783319290836
Dewey class:
551.41
Language:
English
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