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  • Beaches and Coastsby Richard A. Davis; Duncan M. Fitzgerald

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27

    Coastlines of the world are as diverse as any geological setting on Earth. Beaches and Coasts is an exciting and unique new textbook that provides an exhaustive treatment of the world's different coasts and details the highly varied processes that have shaped them. Having conducted research on coastlines throughout the world, the authors draw on... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hydrodynamics and sedimentation in wave-dominated coastal environmentsby E. Greenwood; R.A. Jr. Davis

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 165.00

    Hydrodynamics and sedimentation in wave-dominated coastal environments more...

  • Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions VIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 434.00

    This volume contains the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions and includes Oil and Chemical Spill Studies.The high population density in coastal areas has led to many ecological and environmental problems which require effective strategies for their management. It is important to discuss... more...

  • PROCEEDINGS OF THE COASTAL SEDIMENTS 2011, THE (IN 3 VOLUMES)by Ping Wang; Tiffany M. Roberts

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 582.00 US$ 529.62

    This proceedings contains nearly 200 papers on cutting-edge research presented at the seventh international Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 2–6, 2011, in Miami, Florida, USA. This technical specialty conference was devoted to promoting an interdisciplinary exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 96.00 US$ 87.36

    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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 172.81

    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$ 129.61

    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...