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

This booklet is ready the greater than 4,000 seashore platforms that shape lots of the 9000 km lengthy Brazilian coast. It specializes in the shores 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 comprehend extra approximately this nice coast and its seashore platforms. this can be the 1st publication ever written concerning the seashore platforms of Brazil, and really the first actual concerning the shorelines of a whole kingdom. The Brazilian coast extends from the robust Amazon River and its muddy beaches within the north to 1 of the world’s longest sandy shores within the southern Rio Grande do Sul. It comprises each seashore variety from wave to tide-dominated which differ in size from small embayed shorelines to lengthy barrier beaches.
The ebook is written by means of prime Brazilian teachers and researchers and goals on the collage point industry, in addition to coastal scientists, engineers and bosses. commonplace clinical terminology is used to explain the coast and its shores. 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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