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  • Weathering and the Riverine Denudation of Continentsby Pedro José Depetris; Andrea Inés Pasquini; Karina Leticia Lecomte

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 54.99

    In this monograph the authors present an overview of the state-of-the-art and use examples or case histories to illustrate the combined role of rock decay and rivers on continental denudation. The Earth?s surface dynamics would not be conceivable without the fundamental component of rock weathering and the subsequent transport of solid debris and... more...

  • Asian and Pacific Coasts 2009 (In 4 Volumes, with Cd-Rom)by Soon Keat Tan; Zhenhua Huang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 463.00

    The coastal zone has always been an important frontier — for trade, food and the foundations of modern civilization. This same zone has also been exploited in one way or another, and sometimes without regard to the balance and schemes of Mother Nature. It is only when things go terribly wrong that we begin to react and attempt to undo the mistakes... more...

  • Beaches of the Gulf Coastby Richard A. Davis

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Much of the world?s population lives within thirty miles of a coast, and beaches are perhaps the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. The Gulf of Mexico is no exception: Millions of people make their homes nearby, and many of them spend considerable time at the beach, joined by millions more tourists and seasonal visitors. In Beaches of... more...

  • Slope-Channel Coupling as a Factor in the Evolution of Mountainsby Malgorzata Wistuba

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    In this thesis, coupling between the delivery of slope material into valley floors and river erosion is considered to be a factor in the evolution of mid-altitude, forested mountains. Analyses of slope-channel interactions were made in ten small catchments with particular emphasis on landsliding-erosion feedback. An original, new dendrogeomorphic approach... 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...

  • Surf, Sand, and Stoneby Keith Heyer Meldahl

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Southern California is sandwiched between two tectonic plates with an ever-shifting boundary. Over the last several million years, movements of these plates have dramatically reshuffled the Earth?s crust to create rugged landscapes and seascapes riven with active faults. Movement along these faults triggers earthquakes and tsunamis, pushes up mountains,... more...

  • PROCEEDINGS OF THE COASTAL SEDIMENTS 2011, THE (IN 3 VOLUMES)by Ping Wang; Tiffany M. Roberts

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 582.00

    This proceedings contains nearly 200 papers on cutting-edge research presented at the seventh international Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 2–6, 2011, in Miami, Florida, USA. This technical specialty conference was devoted to promoting an interdisciplinary exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge... more...

  • Coastal Defencesby Peter W. French

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 93.95

    Coastal Defences aims to present the broad spectrum of methods that engineers use to protect the coastline and investigates the sorts of issues that can arise as a result. The first section of the book examines 'traditional' hard techniques, such as sea walls and groynes, whilst the second looks at the more recent trend of using techniques more sympathetic... more...

  • GIS for Coastal Zone Managementby Darius Bartlett; Jennifer Smith

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 154.95

    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...

  • Advances in Coastal Modelingby V.C. Lakhan

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 285.00

    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...