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  • Coastal Environmentsby V. Subramanian

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book discusses coastal problems in locations in Africa and many locations in South and Southeast Asia. It emphasizes land-based and ocean-based activities and studies the impact of events ranging from pollution and climate change to tsunamis and cyclones. more...

  • Coastal Geomorphologyby Eric Bird

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.99

    Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas that are subject to continuing changes. This introductory textbook has been completely revised and... more...

  • Coastal Hazardsby Charles W. Finkl

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    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 Systemsby Simon Haslett

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 44.95

    Coastal Systems offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world such as: * Tsunami's in Papua New Guinea * cliff collapse in Southern England * the Great Barrier Reef * the Indian 'Super Cyclone' of 1999 * the impact... 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...

  • The Coastlines of the World with Google Earthby Anja M. Scheffers; Sander R. Scheffers; Dieter H. Kelletat

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    Presenting the extreme variety of coastal forms in all dimensions and from all latitudes and climates, this book shows the beauty of our planet. It contains over 170 colour images from Google Earth and terrestrial and oblique aerial photos from the authors. more...

  • Dune Erosion During Storm Surgesby J.S.M. van Thiel de Vries

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 91.00

    Explains the dune erosion during storm surges as it occurs along the Dutch coast. This book discusses areas including a large scale erosion experiment designed to improve insight into near dune hydrodynamics, sediment transport and interaction between dune face and swash zone. more...

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

    WIT Press 2006; US$ 434.00

    This volume contains the papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions and includes Oil and Chemical Spill Studies.The high population density in coastal areas has led to many ecological and environmental problems which require effective strategies for their management. It is important to discuss... 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...

  • A GUIDE TO MODELLING COASTAL MORPHOLOGYby J.A. Roelvink; A.J.H.M. Reniers

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 90.00

    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...