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  • The Coastby Timothy M. Kusky

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 47.40

    The Hazardous Earth is an eight-volume set that provides students with a comprehensive account of natural hazards-the geologic processes that create conditions dangerous to humans-and what can be done to minimize their effects. Designed to complement science curricula, the books present vivid accounts of historic disasters and events that have shaped... more...

  • Hydrodynamics and sedimentation in wave-dominated coastal environmentsby E. Greenwood; R.A. Jr. Davis

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 160.00

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  • The movement of beach sandby James C. Ingle

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 160.00

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  • Applications in Coastal Modelingby A.S. Trenhaile; V.C. Lakhan

    Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95

    The importance of models to facilitate our understanding and management of the coastal system is evident from this book, which shows that the preference for using models to study the coastal system is shared not only by different research institutions (government, military, industry and academia), but also by researchers from diverse backgrounds. ... more...

  • Oceanby Wolf H. Berger

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 63.00

    The past one hundred years of ocean science have been distinguished by dramatic milestones, remarkable discoveries, and major revelations. This book is a clear and lively survey of many of these amazing findings. Beginning with a brief review of the elements that define what the ocean is and how it works?from plate tectonics to the thermocline and... 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$ 378.00

    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...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 156.00

    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...

  • Modelling Morphological Response of Large Tidal Inlet Systems to Sea Level Riseby Pushpa Kumara Dissanayake

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 87.95

    The research presented in this work qualitatively investigates the morphodynamic response of a large tidal inlet/basin system to future relative sea level rise (RSLR) using the state-of-the-art Delft3D numerical model. Understanding the potential impacts of RSLR on these systems is a prerequisite for their sustainable management due to their rich... more...

  • The Beach Bookby Carl H Hobbs

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 18.99

    For those with a curiosity about shores or a desire to better understand them, The Beach Book shares the basic science behind waves, tides, sea level, sand dunes, salt marshes, and beach erosion. It tells sunbathers why the beach widens and narrows from week to week and helps boaters and anglers understand why tidal inlets change. It gives home... more...