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- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 192.70
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 96.34
Readers of this cutting-edge research gain an integrated view of groundwater processes in coastal aquifers of the Asia-Pacific region. The book is an unrivalled professional resource that includes case studies and exemplars from diverse regional locations. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 160.58
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 255.88
The author is to be congratulated on her efforts and perseverance in undertaking this research, and Springer for making the material available in this book format. I commend the information to all who live close to or around the Becher Point wetlands and the whole study as a model for wetland science globally. Peter Bridgewater Secretary General Ramsar... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 5.99
The British Beach Groups were a combined force of men stationed on the Normandy Beaches from the initial landing until the last unit was disbanded a few weeks after D-Day. They performed many vital roles during the assault, including: arranging and controlling the movement of all personnel and vehicles from landing craft to inland assembly areas; moving... more...