The Coast of Australia
Normal Price: $150.00
Your Price: $135.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $15.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.75 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Coast of Australia by Andrew D. Short
Book DescriptionAustralia has one of the longest, most diverse and pristine coastlines in the world. From the oldest rocks on the planet to those that are still evolving, the Australian coast is a dynamic, ever-changing suite of dramatic landforms and productive ecosystems. From iconic beaches such as Bondi and long unbroken sands of the Coorong to the endless curtain of the Nullarbor cliffs along the Great Australian Bight, this illuminating book explores these magnificent landforms, revealing how they formed and continue to change. It details the various coastal systems that operate, including beaches, dunes, estuaries, deltas, rocky coast and coral reefs. Written by two of Australia's leading coastal experts, Andrew Short and Colin Woodroffe, The Coast of Australia provides the first comprehensive account of the Australian coast. Covering 36,000 km of shoreline, The Coast of Australia is an engaging exploration of this massive, largely undeveloped and highly variable coastline.
Buy Coast of Australia book by Andrew D. Short from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521873987
(225mm x 255mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Apr-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew D. Short
Coast of Australia, Paperback (December 2008)
The Coast of Australia provides the first comprehensive account of the Australian coast.
Beaches of the New South Wales Coast, Paperback (May 2007)
The second edition of this popular book has been completely rewritten and expanded. It covers every one of the 757 open coast beaches as well as 120 beaches in five large bays including Sydney Harbour
Beaches of the Western Australian Coast - Eucla to Roebuck Bay, Paperback (April 2005)
This book is about the entire Western Australian coast, between Eucla and Roebuck Bay, including Rottnest Island. It has two aims, first to provide the public with a background to the physical nature and evolution of the Western Australian coast and its beach systems and describes every beach, its name, location and characteristics.
Beach and Shoreface Morphodynamics, Hardback (October 1999)» View all books by Andrew D. Short
A thorough, detailed description of all aspects of wave and beach dynamics, as well as an incorporation of the new and growing fields of beach--dune interactions, large--scale coastal behavior, beach type management, and the human dimension of beach hazards is offered in this information--packed book.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Coast of Australia book by Andrew D. Short and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Andrew D. Short
Andrew Short is a coastal geomorphologist with degrees from the University of Sydney, University of Hawaii and Louisiana State University. He has studied the coasts of North and South America, the Alaskan Arctic, Hawaii, New Zealand, Europe, the British Isles and the entire Australian coast. His main interests are beach and dune morphodynamics, coastal evolution and management. He has written more than 150 scientific articles and 12 books. Colin Woodroffe is Professor in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Wollongong.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.