The objective of this book is to review the physical and chemical characteristics of estuaries. The volume has been designed principally as a reference for scientists, but administers, managers, decision makers, and other professionals involved in some way with estuarine research can find value in the text.
1. Introduction 2. Classification of Estuary 3. Origin and Longevity of Estuaries 4. Physical Factors 5. Organic Matter 6. Sediments