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The Biology of Coastal Sand Dunes

M. Anwar Maun


Coastal zones are becoming increasingly topical (and politically sensitive) as they face relentless pressures from urban expansion, recreational development and sea level rise due to climate change. This timely book provides a comprehensive introduction to the formation, dynamics, maintenance and perpetuation of coastal sand dune systems. It describes the interactions between living organisms and the physical processes of geomorphology, with particular emphasis on conservation and management issues due to this habitat's increasingly endangered status. A global range of examples enhance the boo ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780198570356
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198570356.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. Anwar Maun, author