Coastal Zones and Estuaries

Edited by : Federico Ignacio Isla,

Centro de Geologia de Costas y del Cuaternario, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina

1. Coastal Dynamics

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Coastal Erosion

Orrin H. Pilkey, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Duke

University, USA

William J. Neal, Department of Geology, Grand Valley State University, USA

David M. Bush, Department of Geosciences, State University of West Georgia, USA

Nearshore Processes

Robin Davidson-Arnott, University of Guelph, Canada

B. Greenwood

Episodic Processes

Enrique J. Schnack, Laboratorio de Oceanografía Costera, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad

Nacional de La Plata, Argentina

Jorge L. Pousa, Laboratorio de Oceanografía Costera, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad

Nacional de La Plata, Argentina

Sediment Transport in Estuaries

William H. McAnally, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, Waterways Experiment Station, USA

Ashish J. Mehta, Civil and Coastal Engineering Department, University of Florida, USA

2. Coastal Systems

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Rocky Coasts

Helena Maria Granja, Earth Sciences Department, University of Minho, Portugal

Coastal Barriers

Duncan M. Fitzgerald, Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, USA

I. Buynevich

Coastal Sand Dunes and Barrier Islands

Marisa Luisa Martinez, Departamento de Ecologia Vegetal, Instituto de Ecologia, A.C. Veracrua, Mexico

Gabriela Vazquez, Departamento de Ecologia Vegetal, Instituto de Ecologia, A.C. Veracrua, Mexico

Sandy Beaches

Gerhard Masselink, Geography Department, Loughborough University, UK

Aart Kroon, Department of Physical Geography, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Gravel Beaches

James P. Shulmeister, School of Earth Sciences, Victoria University, New Zealand

Richard Jennings, School of Earth Sciences, Victoria University, New Zealand

Beach Plains: Formation, Evolution, and Ecological Significance

Edward J. Anthony, Coastal Geomorphology and Shoreline Management Unit, Universite du Littoral Cote d'Opale,

France

Coral Reefs

B. Opdyke

3. Estuarine Systems

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Rias and Tidal-Sea Estuaries

Federico Vilas, Facultade de Ciencias Naturais e Medio Ambiente, Departamento de Geociencian Marinas,

Universidade de Vigo, Spain

Coastal Lagoons

Federico Ignacio Isla, Centro de Geologia de Costas y del Cuaternario, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata,

Argentina

Primary Production in Coastal Lagoons

Alfonso Vazquez-Botello, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia, UNAM, Mexico

Francesco Contreras-Espinosa, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico

Guadalupe de la Lanza-Espino, Instituto de Biologia, UNAM, Mexico

S. Villanueva F., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia, UNAM, Mexico

Tidal Flats

Desmond Murphy

Tidal Salt Marches and Mangrove Swamps

Gail L. Chmura, Department of Geography, McGill University, Canada

Deltas

Mead A. Allison, Department of Geology, Tulane University, USA

4. Coastal Trends

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Coastal Evolution

Richard A. Davis, Jr., Coastal Research Laboratory, Department of Geology, University of South Florida, USA

Estuarine Evolution

Peter Roy, Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Geology, The University of Sydney, Australia

Tectonic Features

Nils Axel Morner

5. Anthropogenic Impacts

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Anthropogenic Impacts in the Coastal Zone

Alain Miossec, University of Nantes, France

Anthropogenic Impacts on Estuaries

James Andrew G. Cooper, Coastal Studies Unit, School of Environmental Studies, University of Ulser, UK

Anthropogenic Impacts on the Structure and Function of the Coastal Biota

Kenneth H. Mann, Marine Environmental Science Division, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canada


 

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