1. Towards an understanding of the morphodynamics and sedimentary evolution of Estuaries; Jasper Knight and Duncan M. FitzGerald. 2. High-resolution geophysical investigations seaward of the Bann estuary, Northern Ireland coast; J. Lyn McDowell, Jasper Knight, and Rory Quinn. 3. A seabed classification approach based on multiple acoustic sensors in the Hudson River estuary; Frank O. Nitsche, Suzanne Carbotte, William Ryan, and Robin Bell. 4. Analysis of land-cover shifts in time and their significance; Ramon Gonzalez, João M. Alveirinho Dias, and Óscar Ferreira. 5. Comparison of the hydrodynamic character of three tidal inlet systems; Elizabeth A. Pendleton and Duncan M. FitzGerald. 6. Suspended sediment fluxes in the middle reach of the Bahia Blanca Estuary, Argentina; Gerardo M. E. Perillo, Jorge O. Pierini, Daniel E. Pérez, and M. Cintia Piccolo. 7. Temporal Variability in Salinity, Temperature and Suspended Sediments in a Gulf of Maine Estuary: Great Bay Estuary, New Hampshire; Larry G. Ward and Frank L. Bub. 8. Morphodynamics and sediment flux in the Blyth estuary, Suffolk, UK; J.R. French, T. Benson and H. Burningham. 9. Controls on Estuarine Sediment Dynamics in Merrymeeting Bay, Kennebec River Estuary, Maine, U.S.A.; Michael S. Fenster, Duncan M. FitzGerald, Daniel F. Belknap, Brad A. Knisley, Allen Gontz, and Ilya V. Buynevich. 10. Coarse-grained sediment transport in northern New England estuaries: a synthesis; Duncan M. FitzGerald, Ilya V. Buynevich, Michael S. Fenster, Joseph T. Kelley, Daniel F. Belknap. 11. Morphodynamic behaviour of a high-energy coastal inlet: Loughros Beg, Donegal, Ireland; HeleneBurningham. 12. Complex morpho-hydrodynamic response of estuaries and bays to winter storms: north-central Gulf of Mexico, USA; Gregory W. Stone, B. Prasad Kumar, A. Sheremet, and Dana Watzke. 13. Effects of cold fronts on bayhead delta development: Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana, USA; Harry H. Roberts, Nan D. Walker, Alexandru Sheremet and Gregory W. Stone. 14. Evolving understanding of the Tay Estuary, Scotland: Exploring the Linkages Between Frontal Systems and Bedforms; R.W. Duck. 15. Sedimentological signatures of riverine-dominated phases in estuarine and barrier evolution along an embayed coastline; Ilya V. Buynevich and Duncan M. FitzGerald. 16. Paleodeltas and preservation potential on a paraglacial coast - evolution of eastern Penobscot Bay, Maine, Daniel F. Belknap, Allen M. Gontz and Joseph T. Kelley . Index.
This collection of papers offers a new approach to nearshore and estuary studies, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary techniques and data integration. The important results of these studies are accompanied by full color images.
Up to date Science on estuaries
Contains site specific studies compared to other areas
Includes full colour images