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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 60.95
The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in dramatic ways as attested by the impacts of the Indian... 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$ 149.00
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$ 133.00 US$ 115.27
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$ 164.95 US$ 142.96
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,... more...
- WIT Press 2008; US$ 194.00
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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 23.99
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...
- De Gruyter 1987; US$ 210.00
Morphologie D Rivationnelle Et Structuration Du Lexique: Vol. 2 (Linguistische Arbeiten) more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 239.00
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...