Handbook of Beach and Shoreface Morphodynamics. Short, A.D., (ed.), 1999. Chichester: Wiley, 379p. ISBN 0-471-965707 [US$ 160.00]
This compilation, edited and co-authored by Andrew D. Short, contains fourteen chapters that are organized into five groups of related topics. The five parts feature discussion of the following topical areas: (1) beach systems: definition and scope, (2) global variation in beach systems, (3) beach morphodynamics, (4) beach systems and impacts, and (5) large scale beach behavior.