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  • Coastal Hazardsby Charles W. Finkl

    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...

  • Advances in Coastal Modelingby V.C. Lakhan

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 275.00

    This book unifies and enhances the accessibility of contemporary scholarly research on advances in coastal modeling. A comprehensive spectrum of innovative models addresses the wide diversity and multifaceted aspects of coastal research on the complex natural processes, dynamics, interactions and responses of the coastal supersystem and its associated... more...

  • Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Estuariesby Gerardo M.E. Perillo

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 425.00

    This is the first book to be entirely devoted to the geomorphology and sedimentology of estuaries. The chapters in the book are structured according to the morphogenetic classification which is based on a new definition of estuaries and covers all areas within this field. The material is presented in such a way that it serves both as a reference for... more...

  • GIS for Coastal Zone Managementby Darius Bartlett; Jennifer Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 146.95

    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...

  • Coastal Fluxes in the Anthropoceneby Christopher J. Crossland; Hartwig H. Kremer; Han J. Lindeboom

    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...

  • The Dynamics of Coastal Modelsby Clifford J. Hearn

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 101.00

    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...

  • 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$ 159.95

    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, detailed... more...

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

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 168.00

    This book contains most of the papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of problems that are related to coastal regions, which are increasingly being affected by population growth and industrial and tourism activities. The pressure of these... more...