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  • Coastal and Marine Geospatial Technologiesby D.R. Green

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 191.07

    An international collection of papers from the CoastGIS 2005 Symposium and Exhibition, this is a selected and up-to-date overview of some of the main areas of research into the application of geospatial technologies, particularly along coastlines. more...

  • The Human Shoreby John R. Gillis

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 17.00

    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 lives... more...

  • Dynamics of Coastal Systemsby Job Dronkers

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 82.00 US$ 74.62

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • Global Coastal Changeby Ivan Valiela

    Wiley 2009; US$ 164.95 US$ 142.96

    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...

  • 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...

  • Coastal Fluxes in the Anthropoceneby Christopher J. Crossland; Hartwig H. Kremer; Han Lindeboom; Janet I. Marshall Crossland; Martin D. A. Le Tissier

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 159.22

    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 for... more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 95.53

    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. The monograph is a... 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...