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📒Beaches ✍ Lena Lencek
✏Beaches Book Summary : The authors of "The Beach: The History of Paradise on Earth" are back with a breathtaking visual companion. From moody, craggy coastlines to serene swatches of turquoise water and white sand, "Beaches" is a photographic survey of the allure of paradise on Earth. Color photos throughout.
📒Beaches Blood And Ballots ✍ James Patterson Smith
✏Beaches Blood and Ballots Book Summary : This book, the first to focus on the integration of the Gulf Coast, is Dr. Gilbert R. Mason's eyewitness account of harrowing episodes that occurred there during the civil rights movement. Newly opened by court order, documents from the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission's secret files enhance this riveting memoir written by a major civil rights figure in Mississippi. He joined his friends and allies Aaron Henry and the martyred Medgar Evers to combat injustices in one of the nation's most notorious bastions of segregation. In Mississippi, the civil rights struggle began in May 1959 with "w
📒101 Best Australian Beaches ✍ Andrew D. Short
✏101 Best Australian Beaches Book Summary : Which Australian beach is made entirely of shells, millions of them, several metres deep? Which beach has the biggest waves? Where is the world’s biggest sand dune? And why does Australia have the best beaches on the planet? This book answers all of those questions and more. Between them, authors Andy Short and Brad Farmer have visited every one of Australia’s 11,761 mainland beaches, making them uniquely qualified to tell us which are the ones we have to see before we die. This superbly illustrated and thoroughly researched book will make you want to start the journey right now.
📒Estuarine Beaches ✍ K.F. Nordstrom
✏Estuarine Beaches Book Summary : The purpose of this book is to supply the background needed to structure research on estuarine beach resources and provide the basis for a program for informed management. The book is a synthesis of data on physical, biological, and human processes.
📒Beaches Of Wells ✍ Hope M. Shelley
✏Beaches of Wells Book Summary : Long before Maine became known as Vacationland in the 1890s, Wells beckoned promoters and guests from the inland cities of New England. During the 1850s and 1870s two grand hotels, complete with entertainment centers, accommodated these visitors. By 1885 the hotels had been destroyed by fires, but they were replaced with smaller boarding houses and private cottages. Beginning with the wealthy mill owners and industrialists and then expanding to include the working class, Wells' tourist industry has thrived for more than a century. Summer visitors have experienced Wells' multitude of natural resources. Miles of beach, rock-bound coast, and refreshing seabreezes beckon vacationers to return annually. In turn, Wells' economy, landscape, and development has catered to the needs of both these visitors and the year-round residents.
📒Beaches Of The New South Wales Coast ✍ Andrew D. Short
✏Beaches of the New South Wales Coast Book Summary : 358 pages, 167 original figures, including 18 photographs; glossary, general index, beach index, surf index. This book provides the first description of all NSW ocean beaches. It is based on the results of the NSW section of the Australian Beach Safety and Management Program.It has two aims, first to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of NSW beaches including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, together with information on beach hazards and beach safety.Second, to provide a description of each beach emphasising its physical characteristics including its name/s, location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. In particular it comments on the suitability of the beach for swimming, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards.Based on the physical hazards all beaches are rated in terms of their public beach safety and scaled accordingly from 1 (safest) to 10 (least safe).This book will be revised in 2006.
📒Beaches Of O Ahu ✍ John R. K. Clark
✏Beaches of O ahu Book Summary : Now completely revised and updated, this edition of Beaches of O'ahu offers color photos of the island's spectacular beaches and coastline by photographer Mike Waggoner plus information on the historic and cultural significance of the island. 58 illustrations. 22 maps.
📒Beaches And Dunes Of Developed Coasts ✍ Karl F. Nordstrom
✏Beaches and Dunes of Developed Coasts Book Summary : Volume on coastal management aimed at consulting engineers, research scientists, developers and students.
📒Beaches ✍ J. Hardisty
✏Beaches Book Summary : This book places research into worldwide beach environments in its geomorphological context. Having introduced the systems approach to environmental modelling, and identified the groups of processes operating on beaches, the text is structured in five parts: the first three sections provide a sequential account of the effects of these processes on the beach system; part four focuses on theory relevant to landform stability, then reviews existing empirical, analytical and numerical models; and the final section introduces a computer model and shows its application to the process functions developed earlier.
📒Living With Florida S Atlantic Beaches ✍ David M. Bush
✏Living with Florida s Atlantic Beaches Book Summary : From Amelia Island just south of Georgia to Key West's southern tip, beaches are one of Florida's greatest assets. Yet these beaches are in danger: rapid structural development on a highly erodible coast make them vulnerable to some of nature's greatest storms. The same development that has been driven by the attraction of beautiful beaches and coastal amenities now threatens those very resources. In turn, coastal structures are at risk from sea-level rise, shoreline retreat, winter storms, and hurricanes. Most of the methods for reducing losses associated with storms protect property only in the short term--at a growing cost in dollars and loss of natural habitat in the long term. Living with Florida's Atlantic Beaches is a guide to mitigating or reducing losses of property, human life, and natural resources by living with, rather than just at, the shore. This illustrated volume provides an introduction to coastal processes and geology as well as a brief history of coastal hazards and short-sighted human responses. This is the first volume in the Living with the Shore series to discuss the significant long-term impact of dredge-and-fill beach construction on living marine resources. Guidance is provided for long-term risk reduction in the form of tips on storm-resistant construction and site evaluation; maps for evaluating relative vulnerability to hazards are also included. A brief review of coastal regulations will help property owners understand and navigate the various permit requirements for developing coastal property. Living with Florida's Atlantic Beaches is an invaluable source of information for everyone from the curious beach visitor to the community planner, from the prudent property investor to the decision-making public official.