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  • Coastal Systemsby Simon Haslett

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 44.95

    Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as: * Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea * cliff collapse in Southern England * the Great Barrier Reef * the Indian 'Super Cyclone' of 1999 * the impact... more...

  • Coastal Geomorphologyby Eric C. F. Bird

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.99

    Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas that are subject to continuing changes. This introductory textbook has been completely revised and... more...

  • The Coastby Timothy M. Kusky

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 47.40

    The Hazardous Earth is an eight-volume set that provides students with a comprehensive account of natural hazards-the geologic processes that create conditions dangerous to humans-and what can be done to minimize their effects. Designed to complement science curricula, the books present vivid accounts of historic disasters and events that have shaped... more...

  • Applications in Coastal Modelingby A.S. Trenhaile; V.C. Lakhan

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    The importance of models to facilitate our understanding and management of the coastal system is evident from this book, which shows that the preference for using models to study the coastal system is shared not only by different research institutions (government, military, industry and academia), but also by researchers from diverse backgrounds. ... more...

  • A GUIDE TO MODELLING COASTAL MORPHOLOGYby J.A. Roelvink; A.J.H.M. Reniers

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    Process-based morphodynamic modelling is one of the relatively new tools at the disposal of coastal scientists, engineers and managers. On paper, it offers the possibility to analyse morphological processes and to investigate the effects of various measures one might consider to alleviate some problems. For these to be applied in practice, a model... more...

  • Slope-Channel Coupling as a Factor in the Evolution of Mountainsby Malgorzata Wistuba

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 97.71

    In this thesis, coupling between the delivery of slope material into valley floors and river erosion is considered to be a factor in the evolution of mid-altitude, forested mountains. Analyses of slope-channel interactions were made in ten small catchments with particular emphasis on landsliding-erosion feedback. An original, new dendrogeomorphic approach... more...

  • The Coastlines of the World with Google Earthby Anja M. Scheffers; Sander R. Scheffers; Dieter H. Kelletat

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.70

    Presenting the extreme variety of coastal forms in all dimensions and from all latitudes and climates, this book shows the beauty of our planet. It contains over 170 colour images from Google Earth and terrestrial and oblique aerial photos from the authors. more...

  • Coastal Hazardsby Charles W. Finkl

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 134.77

    In addition to common hydrometeorological disasters in coastal zones, this book covers tsunami impacts and warning systems, the impact of rising sea levels and human perceptions of vulnerability resulting from rip currents that cause many drownings yearly. more...

  • GIS-based Analysis of Coastal Lidar Time-Seriesby Eric Hardin; Helena Mitasova; Laura Tateosian; Margery Overton

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 48.29

    This SpringerBrief presents the principles, methods, and workflows for processing and analyzing coastal LiDAR data time-series. Robust methods for computing high resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) are introduced as well as raster-based metrics for assessment of topographic change. An innovative approach to feature extraction and measurement... more...

  • Weathering and the Riverine Denudation of Continentsby Pedro José Depetris; Andrea Inés Pasquini; Karina Leticia Lecomte

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 48.29

    In this monograph the authors present an overview of the state-of-the-art and use examples or case histories to illustrate the combined role of rock decay and rivers on continental denudation. The Earth?s surface dynamics would not be conceivable without the fundamental component of rock weathering and the subsequent transport of solid debris and... more...