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  • Coastal Hazardsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Coastal and Marine Hazards, Risks, and Disastersby Jean Ellis; Douglas J. Sherman; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics, discussions... more...

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

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • GIS for Coastal Zone Managementby Darius Bartlett; Jennifer Smith

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 154.95

    Increasingly used to analyze and manage marine and coastal zones, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) provide a powerful set of tools for integrating and processing spatial information. These technologies are increasingly used in the management and analysis of the coastal zone. Supplying the guidance necessary to use these tools, GIS for Coastal... more...

  • The Dynamics of Coastal Modelsby Clifford J. Hearn

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 108.00

    Textbook for graduate students and an introduction for researchers to coastal basins through simple hydrodynamics. more...

  • Coastal Systemsby Simon Haslett

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 60.95

    The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in dramatic ways as attested by the impacts of the Indian... more...

  • Hydrodynamics of Coastal Zonesby S.R. Massel

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    This book discusses selected theoretical topics of coastal hydrodynamics, including basic principles and applications in coastal oceanography and coastal engineering. It is not intended as a handbook; the emphasis is placed on presentation of a number of basic problems, rather than giving detailed instructions for their application. The bulk of the... more...

  • Shore Processes and their Palaeoenvironmental Applicationsby Edward J. Anthony

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 149.00

    The last five years have been marked by rapid technological and analytical developments in the study of shore processes and in the comprehension of shore deposits and forms, and shoreline change over time. These developments have generated a considerable body of literature in a wide range of professional journals, thus illustrating the cross-disciplinary... more...

  • Beaches and Coastsby Richard Davis; Duncan Fitzgerald

    Wiley 2009; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Global Coastal Changeby Ivan Valiela

    Wiley 2009; US$ 165.00

    Global Coastal Change provides a comprehensive overview of the environmental factors changing the marine systems of the world including atmospheric changes, sea level rise, alterations in freshwater and sediment use and transport, toxins, overfishing, alien species, and eutrophication. Includes case studies providing real-world examples,... more...