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    Background information on coastal engineering and coastal morphology is provided in a number of handbooks that each have their own focus and approach. Several are mentioned here, in alphabetical order:

    • Dean, R. G. (2002). Beach Nourishment: Theory and Practice. (Vol. 18: Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering). World Scientific Publishing
    • Dean, R. G. & Dalrymple, R. A. (2004). Coastal processes with engineering applications. Cambridge University Press
    • Dronkers, J. (2005). Dynamics of Coastal Systems (Vol. 25). World Scientific
    • Fredsøe, J.& Deigaard, R.(1992). Mechanics of Coastal Sediment Transport.(Vol.3). World Scientific, Singapore
    • Kamphuis, J. W. (2000). Introduction to Coastal Engineering and Management (P. L.-F. Liu, Ed.; Vol. 16). World Scientific
    • Komar, P. D. (1998). Beach Processes and Sedimentation (Second). Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
    • Masselink, G. & Hughes, M. G. (2003). Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology. Hodder Arnold, London
    • Nielsen,P.(1992).Coastal Bottom Boundary Layers and Sediment Transport. World Scientific.
    • Nielsen, P. (2009). Coastal and Estuarine Processes. World Scientific.
    • Soulsby, R. L. (1997). Dynamics of marine sands: a manual for practical applications. Thomas Telford, London
    • Van Rijn, L. C. (1999). Principles of coastal morphology. Aqua Publications, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    • Whitehouse, R. J. S. (1998). Scour at marine structures: a manual for practical applications. Thomas Telford, London

    1.7.2: Textbooks is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Judith Bosboom & Marcel J.F. Stive via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.