Basic nearshore processes

short course lecture notes : 21 April 1980, Burlington, Ontario
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Associate Committee for Research on Shoreline Erosion and Sedimentation, National Research Council , Ottawa
Shorelines -- Canada, Coast changes., Sedimentation and deposi
Statementlecturers, E. H. Owens ... [et al.] ; convenor, A. J. Bowen.
ContributionsBowen, A. J., Owens, E. H., National Research Council of Canada. Associate Committee for Research on Shoreline Erosion and Sedimentation
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21080595M

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