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  • Coastal Environmentsby V. Subramanian

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book deals with the major issues being faced by the coastal population in Asia with emphasis on natural and man-made hazards, climate change impact and pressures caused by mega cities along Asian coasts. The edited book contains chapters authored by experts who are well known in their own fields of specialization relevant to coastal processes.... more...

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

    Springer 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 dissolved... more...

  • Strengthening Coastal Planningby David G. Groves; Jordan R. Fischbach; Debra Knopman; David R. Johnson; Kate Giglio

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    This report highlights RAND?s contributions to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority?s Master Plan. Its purpose is to help policymakers in other coastal regions understand the value of a solid technical foundation to support decisionmaking on strategies to reduce flood risk, rebuild or restore coastal environments, and increase... more...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 752.00

    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...

  • Advances in Coastal Modelingby V.C. Lakhan

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 275.00

    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...

  • Geomorphology and Sedimentology of Estuariesby Gerardo M.E. Perillo

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 425.00

    This is the first book to be entirely devoted to the geomorphology and sedimentology of estuaries. The chapters in the book are structured according to the morphogenetic classification which is based on a new definition of estuaries and covers all areas within this field. The material is presented in such a way that it serves both as a reference for... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...