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(Article of book - 1985)

Document title

Coastal geomorphology in Australia.

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

THOM B. G. (Editeur scientifique) ;

Abstract

A collection of 14 papers dealing with various aspects of coastal geomorphology in Australia. After a preview by Thom, Jenkin deals with the evolution of the continental margin, Short and Wright with morphodynamics of high energy beaches, Hesp with foredune formation, Roy with New South Wales estuaries, Marshall and Davies with facies variation in Holocene reef growth, Hopley with the Holocene high energy window on the Great Barrier Reef, Grindrod and Rhodes with Holocene sea level history of Missionary Bay, N. Queensland, Pye and Bowman with episodic dune activity on the East Australian coast, Chappell and Grindrod with chenier plain formation in northern Australia, Thom with sand barriers in eastern Australia, Thompson and Bowman with subaerial denudation and weathering on coastal dunes, Schwebel with Quaternary sea level variation in S.E. South Australia, and Bowden and Colhoun with Quaternary emerged shorelines in Tasmania. (ECFB).

Source

Book

Editor : Academic Press, Sydney - AUSTRALIE (1985)

Millesime : 1985  [XV-349 p.]

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Maison des sciences de l'homme - Paris

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