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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 156.00
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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book covers the gamut of coastal hazards that range for short-term low-frequency events that have high-magnitude and far-reaching impacts on coastal zones the world over. Much of the world population now lives in low-lying coastal zones that are inherently vulnerable to natural hazards such as flooding from hurricane, tropical storm, and northeaster... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 89.99
Coastal Geomorphology , Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to the subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas subject to continuing changes. This introductory textbook has been completely revised and updated,... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 154.95
Foreword, R. Furness and A. Sherin Preface, D. Bartlett and J. Smith Coastal Spatial Data Infrastructure, R. Longhorn Bridging the Land-Sea Divide Through Digital Techologies, S. Gomm A Comparative Study of Shoreline Mapping Techniques, R. Li, K. Di and R. Ma Monitoring Coastal Environments Using Remote Sensing and GIS, P.S.Y. Pan Spatial Uncertainty... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00
In global coastal zones, the major fabric of goods and services for human welfare as well as global changes are extraordinarily visible. They are shaped by natural Earth systems processes on a planetary scale, which are reflected in a continuously adapting coastal environment. Now, in the "Anthropocene", human society is a greater catalyst... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 165.00
?Exceptionally interesting, very readable, and engaging? I particularly liked the graphics, which are very well presented, plus the incredible number of well-referenced case studies? very comprehensive?" ?Boris Worm, Dalhousie University "Superbly crafted? important and timely? especially readable and an intricately woven story rather than a dictionary... more...