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Geomorphic variability in the coastal zone

Joann Mossa

Geomorphic variability in the coastal zone

by Joann Mossa

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Published by U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Available from National Technical Information Service in [Vicksburg, Miss, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coast changes,
  • Geomorphology,
  • Submarine topography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joann Mossa, Edward P. Meisburger, Andrew Morang ; prepared for Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers.
    SeriesTechnical report -- CERC-92-4., Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- CERC-92-4.
    ContributionsMeisburger, Edward P., Morang, Andrew., Coastal Geology and Geotechnical Program., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.), U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 104, [7] p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17056169M
    OCLC/WorldCa26075137

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