Provisional table of contents. 1. Definitions, scope and book outlay. 2. Techniques and approaches in shore process and palaeoenvironmental analyses. 3. Sandy shorefaces, beaches and barriers. 4. Post-depositional modification of wave-formed beach and barrier shores: Aeolian processes and products. 5. Gravel beaches and barriers. 6. Tidal channels and tidal basins. 7. Muddy shorefaces, mud banks and mudflats. 8. Biologically mediated shores: salt marshes and mangroves. 9. Biologically mediated shores: coral reefs. 10. Rocky shores. 11. Tsunami and their palaeoenvironmental implications. 12. Human interventions and their palaeoenvironmental implications.