The geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef : development, diversity, and change [E-Book] / David Hopley, Scott G. Smithers, Kevin E. Parnell.
Hopley, David, (author)
Smithers, Scott G., (author) / Parnell, Kevin E., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
1 online resource (xiii, 532 pages)
englisch
9780521853026
9781107405882
9780511535543
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Geomorphology of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2. Foundations of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 3. Sea-level : a primary control of long-term reef growth and geomorphological development
  • 4. Oceanography, hydrodynamics, climate and water quality as influences on reef geomorphological processes
  • 5. Spatial analysis of the morphology of the reefs and islands of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 6. The non-reefal areas of the Continental Shelf
  • 7. Fringing and nearshore coral reefs
  • 8. The mid-shelf reefs of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 9. The coral reefs of the outer shelf of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 10. Islands of the Great Barrier Reef
  • 11. The accumulation of the Holocene veneer to the Great Barrier Reef
  • 12. The Holocene evolution of the Great Barrier Reef province
  • 13. Geomorphology's contribution to the understanding and resolution of environmental problems of the Great Barrier Reef.