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anyone interested in the ecology and geology of barrier islands Orin Pilkey is a geologistinterested in the ecology and geology of barrier islands Orin Pilkey is a geologist Duke University and the book is written in an informative but not overly scientific way I think it was excellent and highly ecommend it I ve been visiting Take a walk on the beach with three coastal experts who eveal the secrets and the science of the North Carolina shoreline What makes sea foam What are those tiny sand volcanoes along the waterline You'll find the answers to these uestions and dozens in This Comprehensive Field Guide To comprehensive field guide to state's beaches which shows visitors how to decipher the
MYSTERIES OF THE BEACH AND INTERPRETof the beach and interpret to an ever changing geological storyOrrin Pilkey Tracy Monegan Rice and William Neal explore large scale processes such as the composition and interaction of wind waves and sand as He North Carolina coast annually almost all of my life so I eally enjoyed this book and wish I d ead it sooner It was very informative without being overly technical and the photos were helpful in illustrating many of Pilkey s points I was glad the author addressed the issue of. Ell as smaller features such as bubble holes drift Lines And Black Sands In and
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"And Small From Crabs And "small from crabs and to microscopic animals are all discussed here The concluding chapter contemplates the future of North Carolina beaches considering the threats to their survival and assessing strategies for conservation This indispensable beach book offers vacationers and naturalists a single source for learning to appreciate and preserve the natural features of a genuine state treasureSouthern Gateways Guide is a egistered trademark of the Un. Beach erosion vs eplenishing to save oceanfront buildings Co authors Tracy Monegan Rice and William J Nealuick popular science look at North Carolina beach wind and wave formation geology sand and shell content and formation and other phenomenon Good book to take to the beach. Iversity of North Carolina PressWhat North Carolina island migrates sixteen feet toward to the beach. Iversity of North Carolina PressWhat North Carolina island migrates sixteen feet toward mainland every yearWhat forms Iversity of North Carolina PressWhat North Carolina island migrates sixteen feet toward the mainland every yearWhat forms tiny volcanoes of sand that ooze bubbles of waterWhat is barking sandWhy do you sometimes sink ankle deep in beach sandWhat type of wave
is not formed by wind Why are clamshells usually found open sidenot formed by wind Why are clamshells usually found open side in the sandYou'll find the answers to these uestions and dozens in this comprehensive field guide to the state's beaches which shows visitors how to decipher the mysteries of the beach and interpret clues to an ever changing geological story.
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