Safer Beaches

Safer Beaches
Author: Tom Griffiths
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 154
Release: 2011
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9780736086462

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Safer Beaches: Planning, Design, and Operation offers a systematic approach to planning, designing, renovating, and operating all types of beaches. It provides practices in beach management and protection and uses a needs-analysis approach to help you identify programming and activities that will maximize people's experience at the beach.

Safer Beaches

Safer Beaches
Author: Tom Griffiths
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2011
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 149253921X

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Safer Beaches: Planning, Design, and Operation offers a systematic approach to planning, designing, renovating, and operating all types of beaches. It provides practices in beach management and protection and uses a needs-analysis approach to help you identify programming and activities that will maximize people's experience at the beach.

Beaches of the Tasmanian Coast and Islands

Beaches of the Tasmanian Coast and Islands
Author: Andrew D. Short
Publsiher: Sydney University Press
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2006
Genre: Beaches
ISBN: 9781920898120

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Beaches of the Tasmanian Coast and Islands covers the beaches of the Tasmanian coast, together with those on Maria, Bruny, King, Robbins, Walker and Flinders islands - in all, 1,617 beaches spread along 3,030 km of coast. This book has two aims. First, to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of all Tasmania's beaches, including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, and information on beach hazards and safety. Second, to provide a description of each beach, including its name(s), location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. The book comments on the suitability of the beach for bathing, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards. Based on the physical hazards, all beaches are rated in terms of public safety and scaled from 1 (least hazardous) to 10 (most hazardous).

Beaches of the New South Wales Coast

Beaches of the New South Wales Coast
Author: Andrew D. Short
Publsiher: Sydney University Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2007
Genre: Beaches
ISBN: 9781920898151

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The second edition of Beaches of the New South Wales Coast has been rewritten and expanded. It covers all of the state's 757 open coast beaches, as well as 120 beaches in five large bays, including Sydney Harbour, and the 15 beaches on Lord Howe Island - 892 beaches in all. It also covers 276 of NSW top surfing sites. This book has two aims. First, to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of all NSW beaches, including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, and information on beach hazards and safety. Second, to provide a description of each beach, including its name(s), location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. The book comments on the suitability of the beach for bathing, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards. Based on the physical hazards, all beaches are rated in terms of public safety and scaled from 1 (least hazardous) to 10 (most hazardous).

Beaches of the Queensland Coast

Beaches of the Queensland Coast
Author: Andrew D. Short
Publsiher: Sydney University Press
Total Pages: 373
Release: 2000
Genre: Beaches
ISBN: 9780958650410

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Beaches of the Queensland Coast provides the first description of all Queensland's ocean beaches between Cooktown and Coolangatta, including beaches on 18 islands and in several large bays. It is based on the results of the Australian Beach Safety and Management Program, a nationwide assessment of Australian beach systems. This book has two aims. First, to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of Queensland's beaches, including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, and information on beach hazards and safety. Second, to provide a description of each beach, including its name(s), location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. The book comments on the suitability of the beach for bathing, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards. Based on the physical hazards, all beaches are rated in terms of public safety and scaled from 1 (least hazardous) to 10 (most hazardous).

Beaches Environmental Assessment Closure and Health Act of 1991

Beaches Environmental Assessment  Closure  and Health Act of 1991
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography, Great Lakes, and the Outer Continental Shelf
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 118
Release: 1991
Genre: Law
ISBN: STANFORD:36105029335572

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Beaches of the Victorian Coast Port Phillip Bay

Beaches of the Victorian Coast   Port Phillip Bay
Author: Andrew D. Short
Publsiher: Sydney University Press
Total Pages: 311
Release: 1996
Genre: Beaches
ISBN: 9780958650403

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Beaches of the Victorian Coast and Port Phillip Bay provides the first description of all Victorian ocean and Port Phillip Bay beaches. It is based on the results of the Victorian section of the Australian Beach Safety and Management Program. This book has two aims. First, to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of all Victoria's beaches, including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, and information on beach hazards and safety. Second, to provide a description of each beach, including its name(s), location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. The book comments on the suitability of the beach for bathing, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards. Based on the physical hazards, all beaches are rated in terms of public safety and scaled from 1 (least hazardous) to 10 (most hazardous).

Beaches of the Western Australian Coast

Beaches of the Western Australian Coast
Author: Andrew D. Short
Publsiher: Sydney University Press
Total Pages: 445
Release: 2005
Genre: Beaches
ISBN: 9780958650434

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Beaches of the Western Australian Coast covers the Western Australian coast between Eucla and Roebuck Bay, and includes Rottnest Island. It begins with three chapters that provide a background to the physical nature and evolution of the Western Australian coast and its 2,051 mainland beach systems. Chapter one covers the geological evolution of the coast and the role climate, wave, tides and wind in shaping the present coast and beaches. Chapter two presents in more detail the 16 types of beach systems that occur along the Western Australian coast, and chapter three discusses the types of beach hazards along the coast and the role of Surf Lifesaving Western Australia in mitigating these hazards. Chapter four presents a description of each of the 2,051 mainland beaches, as well as 63 beaches on Rottnest Island. The description of each beach includes its name, location, physical characteristics, access and facilities, with specific comments on its surf zone character and physical hazards, and its suitability for swimming, surfing and fishing. Based on the physical hazards, all beaches are rated in terms of public safety and scaled from 1 (least hazardous) to 10 (most hazardous).