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Author Meldahl, Keith Heyer, author.

Title Surf, sand, and stone : how waves, earthquakes, and other forces shape the Southern California coast / Keith Heyer Meldahl.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    551.457 MEL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    551.457 MEL    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    551.457 MEL    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    551.457 MEL    Available
Description xiii, 222 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-216) and index.
Contents Time, faults, and moving plates : a recipe for Southern California -- Tsunamis -- Earthquakes -- Disassembling Southern California -- Waves and surfing -- Beaches and coastal bluffs -- Sea level changes and the ice ages.
Summary "Meldahl tells the scientific story of the Southern California coast by blending research from geology and oceanography with a compelling narrative and clear illustrations that take readers out in the field with the author to learn about the processes that have generated the coast as it exists today and how the region will change in the future. The author's geographic scope spans from San Diego to Point Conception, taking in coastal portions of San Diego, Orange, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara counties"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Coast changes -- California, Southern.
Geomorphology -- California, Southern.
ISBN 9780520280045 (cloth)
0520280040 (cloth)
Standard No. 40025280543

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