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Principles of coastal morphology
van Rijn, L.C. (1998). Principles of coastal morphology. Aqua Publications: Amsterdam. ISBN 90-800356-3-7. different pagination + diskette (COASTRAN-model) pp.

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Document type: Training material

Keywords
    Barrier islands; Beaches; Cliffs; Coastal currents; Coastal morphology; Coastal zone; Coasts; Density currents; Gravel; Hydrodynamics; Longshore sand transport; Mathematical models; Modelling; Mud; Mud banks; Mud flats; Mudflows; Reefs; Rocky shores; Salt marshes; Sand transport; Scouring; Sediment transport; Sediments; Shorelines; Tidal currents; Tidal inlets; Wave-current interaction; Wind-driven currents; Marine

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Abstract
    Principles of coastal morphology is a book that covers the physical phenomena of the major coastal environments: mud-dominated, sand-dominated and gravelrock dominated coasts. Natural developments as well as engineering aspects are described. The book focuses on modern processes like hydrodynamics, sediment dynamics and morphodynamics on a time scale from hours to decades along straight coasts and barrier island coasts. The book is written for a broad audience consisting of coastal scientists, engineers and planners, who all need to understand the basic phenomena that occur in the coastal zone.

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