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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...

  • Stability of Tidal Inletsby P. Bruun

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Geotechnical Engineering, 23: Stability of Tidal Inlets: Theory and Engineering focuses on all aspects related to tidal inlets on littoral drift shores where freshwater flow is small or non-existing. The selection first tackles the development and configuration of tidal inlets and inlet hydraulics. Discussions focus on flow dynamics... 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...

  • Slope-Channel Coupling as a Factor in the Evolution of Mountainsby Mał Wistuba; gorzata

    Springer 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...

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

    CRC Press 2011; 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...

  • 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 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...