R. S. K. Barnes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (November 28, 1980)
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This booklet reports the foundation, improvement, morphology, atmosphere and ecology of the world's coastal lagoons. There are fairly broad sequence of lagoons - parts of salt or brackish water separated from the adjoining sea via a low-lying sand or shingle barrier - alongside the japanese and Gulf of Mexico coasts of america, in Mexico itself, in Brazil, West Africa, Natal, southern and jap India, south-west and south-east Australia, Alaska, Siberia and round the beaches of the Mediterranean, southern Baltic, Black and Caspian Seas. in different of those components they help very important fisheries. This ebook summarises what's recognized of the formation and destiny of lagoons, the lagoonal surroundings, lagoonal ecology, the innovations of lagoonal species, the human use of lagoons, in addition to containing a normal advent and a piece on tools for the examine of coastal lagoons.