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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 146.95
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...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 209.00
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 60.95
The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere; this book offers an introduction to the processes and management of this global environment. Each chapter is seminal and succinct, illustrated and furnished with topical case studies from around the world. more...
- Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95
This book discusses selected theoretical topics of coastal hydrodynamics, including basic principles and applications in coastal oceanography and coastal engineering. It is not intended as a handbook; the emphasis is placed on presentation of a number of basic problems, rather than giving detailed instructions for their application. The bulk of the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 145.00
The last five years have been marked by rapid technological and analytical developments in the study of shore processes and in the comprehension of shore deposits and forms, and shoreline change over time. These developments have generated a considerable body of literature in a wide range of professional journals, thus illustrating the cross-disciplinary... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 129.00
Coastlines of the world are as diverse as any geological setting on Earth. Beaches and Coasts is an exciting and unique new textbook that provides an exhaustive treatment of the world's different coasts and details the highly varied processes that have shaped them. Having conducted research on coastlines throughout the world, the authors draw on... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 159.95
Global Coastal Change provides a comprehensive overview of the environmental factors changing the marine systems of the world including atmospheric changes, sea level rise, alterations in freshwater and sediment use and transport, toxins, overfishing, alien species, and eutrophication. Includes case studies providing real-world examples, detailed... more...
- WIT Press 2008; US$ 168.00
This book contains most of the papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Environmental Problems in Coastal Regions. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of problems that are related to coastal regions, which are increasingly being affected by population growth and industrial and tourism activities. The pressure of these... more...