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  • Dynamics of Coastal Systemsby Job Dronkers

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 236.00

    Dynamics of Coastal Systems is about the dynamic interaction between water motion and seabed topography, which affects the natural response of coastal systems to change in external conditions and to human interventions — from the scale of seabed ripples up to the scale of entire barrier and delta systems. The book highlights major concepts developed... more...

  • Coastal Saline Soil Rehabilitation and Utilization Based on Forestry Approaches in Chinaby Jianfeng Zhang

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The most recent advances in research on coastal saline soil rehabilitation and utilization based on forestry approach are discussed. The forestry approach is emphasized rather than physical or engineering measures to ameliorate saline soils, which is significant for coastal environmental improvement and land resources expansion. 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$ 145.00

    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...

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

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 194.00

    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...

  • The Human Shoreby John R. Gillis

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00

    Since before recorded history, people have congregated near water. But as growing populations around the globe continue to flow toward the coasts on an unprecedented scale and climate change raises water levels, our relationship to the sea has begun to take on new and potentially catastrophic dimensions. The latest generation of coastal dwellers... more...

  • Coastal Environmentsby R. W.G. Carter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    This original volume draws on the author's own research experiences in Ireland, Britain, France, Canada, and the United States to present a guide of coastal environments for applications of shoreline and environmental management. Topics include: long-term development of coasts, water supply and waste disposal, energy resources and coastal water management,... more...

  • Simulating Nearshore Environmentsby P.A. Martinez; J.W. Harbaugh; Daniel F Merriam

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Simulating Nearshore Environments provides computer procedures that realistically represent nearshore processes and supplement or replace trial and error methodology. The procedures simulate transport by waves and fluvial processes on beaches and deltas at various scales. They will aid coastal engineers, oceanographers and sedimentary geologists... more...

  • Coastal and Estuarine Managementby Peter French

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    The coast cannot be left to nature to determine its fate. Wealth, property, economic interests, recreation, tourism and wildlife are all threatened. Coasts are an administrative battle ground and one of the most important and widely examined topics in environmental management. Coastal and Estuarine Management examines the issues surrounding the human... more...