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  • Karst Managementby Philip E. Beynen

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Focusing specifically on the management of karst environments, this volume draws together the world's leading karst experts to provide a vital source for the study and management of this unique physical setting. Although karst landscapes cover 12% of the Earth's terrain and provide 25% of the world's drinking water, the resource management... more...

  • Geomorphological Processes and Landscape Changeby David L. Higgitt; E. Mark Lee

    Wiley 2011; US$ 92.95

    The expert contributors to this cutting edge volume provide an overview of geomorphological process activity and landscape change in Britain over the past 1000 years. The range of the book is unusually broad, encompassing hillslope, valley floor and floodplain, fluvial, estuarine and coastal processes. Provides an overview of geomorphological process... more...

  • Investigating Landformsby Lynn Van Gorp

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Landforms are features on the earth’s surface that are made naturally. Mountains, plains, and plateaus are all examples of landforms. The study of landforms is called geomorphology. Scientists can learn about the past and even predict future changes by studying landforms. Today we can take pictures of landforms from airplanes and satellites. more...

  • CALCULATING CATASTROPHEby Gordon Woo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 111.00

    Calculating Catastrophe has been written to explain, to a general readership, the underlying philosophical ideas and scientific principles that govern catastrophic events, both natural and man-made. Knowledge of the broad range of catastrophes deepens understanding of individual modes of disaster. This book will be of interest to anyone aspiring to... more...

  • PROCEEDINGS OF THE COASTAL SEDIMENTS 2011, THE (IN 3 VOLUMES)by Ping Wang; Tiffany M. Roberts

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 946.00

    This proceedings contains nearly 200 papers on cutting-edge research presented at the seventh international Symposium on Coastal Engineering and Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 2–6, 2011, in Miami, Florida, USA. This technical specialty conference was devoted to promoting an interdisciplinary exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge... more...

  • ASIAN AND PACIFIC COASTS 2011by World Scientific

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 420.00

    This is a compilation of papers presented at the 6th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC2011) held on December 14–16, 2011 in Hong Kong, China. It contains more than 200 articles addressing a wide spectrum of issues, ranging from conventional coastal engineering problems (such as wave hydrodynamics and sediment transport)... 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...

  • Extreme Heritage Managementby Godfrey Baldacchino

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 95.00

    Conflicting and competing claims over the actual and imagined use of land and seascapes are exacerbated on islands with high population density. The management of culture and heritage is particularly tested in island environments where space is finite and the population struggles to preserve cultural and natural assets in the face of the demands... more...

  • Remote Sensing and Actuation Using Unmanned Vehiclesby Haiyang Chao; YangQuan Chen

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    Unmanned systems and robotics technologies have become very popular recently owing to their ability to replace human beings in dangerous, tedious, or repetitious jobs. This book fill the gap in the field between research and real-world applications, providing scientists and engineers with essential information on how to design and employ networked... 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...