Coastal sediments "91

proceedings of a Specialty Conference on Quantitative Approaches to Coastal Processes, Seattle, Washington, June 25-27, 1991

Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers in New York, N.Y

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  • Coast changes -- Congresses.,
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Statementedited by Nicholas C. Kraus, Kathryn J. Gingerich, David L. Kriebel.. Vol.2.
ContributionsKraus, Nicholas C., Gingerich, Kathryn J., Kriebel, David L., American Society of Civil Engineers. Committee on Coastal Engineering.
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