Download e-book for kindle: Brazilian Beach Systems (Coastal Research Library) by Andrew D. Short,Antonio Henrique da F. Klein

By Andrew D. Short,Antonio Henrique da F. Klein

This publication is set the greater than 4,000 seashore structures that shape lots of the 9000 km lengthy Brazilian coast. It specializes in the shorelines of every of the seventeen coastal states and 3 oceanic islands, their nature, morphodynamics and standing. it's a needs to for someone who desires to be aware of extra approximately this nice coast and its seashore structures. this is often the 1st ebook ever written concerning the seashore platforms of Brazil, and really the first actual concerning the shorelines of a complete kingdom. The Brazilian coast extends from the robust Amazon River and its muddy seashores within the north to 1 of the world’s longest sandy seashores within the southern Rio Grande do Sul. It includes each seashore sort from wave to tide-dominated which vary size-wise from small embayed shorelines to lengthy barrier beaches.
The booklet is written by way of prime Brazilian teachers and researchers and goals on the collage point marketplace, in addition to coastal scientists, engineers and bosses. usual clinical terminology is used to explain the coast and its shorelines. it truly is illustrated with greater than four hundred unique figures and serves as a benchmark textual content at the Brazilian coast.

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