coastal beaches Books

  • Coastal Erosion

    The coastal zone is subject to strong pressures from a large number of users. Populations are migrating to it in large numbers. Industry wants to exploit it for its space, water and manpower. Aggregate miners want to exploit mineral resources and health centers are multiplying. It is a favorite area for tourism and recreation worldwide. The zone ...

  • Encyclopedia of Coastal Science

    Honorable Mention, Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Professional PublishingMaurice Schwartz, Editor of the much acclaimed Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments (Hutchinson Ross, 1982) has now brought forth a new volume with a fresh interdisciplinary approach that includes geomorphology, ecology, engineering, technology, ...

  • Encyclopedia of Coastal Science

    Honorable Mention, Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Professional PublishingMaurice Schwartz, Editor of the much acclaimed Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments (Hutchinson Ross, 1982) has now brought forth a new volume with a fresh interdisciplinary approach that includes geomorphology, ecology, engineering, technology, ...

  • Encyclopedia of Coastal Science

    Honorable Mention, Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Professional PublishingMaurice Schwartz, Editor of the much acclaimed Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments (Hutchinson Ross, 1982) has now brought forth a new volume with a fresh interdisciplinary approach that includes geomorphology, ecology, engineering, technology, ...

  • Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change for Bangladesh

    This book is based on a substantial study carried out by a team of experts in different fields from Bangladesh, following a common (IPCC) guideline and with technical support from the US Country Studies Team. The study has for the first time developed scenarios for the impacts of climate change on agriculture and water sectors, focusing on ...

  • Engineered Coasts

    Increasing population, expanding industry and commerce, and tourism are placing added pressures on an already highly-utilized coastal zone. This book, through a series of case studies, illustrates the variety of changes already made along the coastlines of the world. The examples used are mainly from China, Japan, The Netherlands, and the United ...

  • After the Tsunami: UNEP"s Rapid Environmental Assessment Report

    This report is based on surveys by UNEP teams in the field working with other UN agencies, governments and non governmental organizations in the effected Tsunami regions. It looks at how the regions affected are rebuilding and how future tragedy can be avoided by adequate planning.The destruction caused by the Asian tsunami to the environment ...

  • Kalo, Hildreth, Rieser, Christie, and Jacobson`s Coastal and Ocean Law, 3d

    Changes to the new Third Edition include: A new chapter devoted to current, important state coastal management issues; new materials on the impact of beach nourishment projects on public and private rights; the latest Supreme Court pronouncement on Wetlands-the Rapanos case-and expanded NEPA coverage; discussion on the 2006 revised consistency ...

  • California Water Code, 2010 ed. (California Desktop Codes)

    This title provides the complete text of the California Water Code, as well as editorial notes for added guidance in the application of particular ...

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