Washington State Magazine

Tag: Ocean

2 review(s) found with this tag.

The World’s Beaches: A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline
Spring 2012
It may appear to be a scholarly approach to beaches, but once you wade in to this book, you will find an entertaining and informative read. With a light touch, Pilkey and his co-authors manage to describe some heavy concepts like erosion, tsunamis,...
Categories: Earth sciences
Tags: Geology, Ocean, Beach

The Rising Sea
Winter 2009
The island nations of Tuvalu and the Maldives, the Inupiat Eskimo village of Shishmaref, and Soldado Island off the Colombian coast might be tough to find on a geography quiz. But all of these locations foretell a future of oceans overwhelming co...
Categories: Environmental studies
Tags: Climate change, Ocean