Shoreline Erosion Books

  • Flood Risk

    Flood Risk: Planning, Design and Management of Flood Defence Infrastructure is the definitive practical handbook on design and maintenance of flood defences, providing a coherent and focused reference for best practice. This book is the first port of call for practising engineers working in the areas of flood risk management and drainage and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Photo library on soil erosion processes. Photothèque des processus d'érosion du sol. Fototeca de los procesos de erosión del suelo (CD-ROM) (En/Fr/Es)

    Series: FAO Land and Water Digital Media Series - CD-ROMThe trilingual photo library is a complimentary, technically annotated photographic annex to the 'Guidelines for mapping and measurement of rainfall-induced erosion processes in the Mediterranean coastal areas' [United Nations Environmet Programme (UNEP), Mediterranean Action Plan and ...

  • Environmental status reports. Vol. 4 : Conservation status of the Danube Delta

    This report reviews the morphology, climate, geology; natural resources; coastal erosion; ornithological importance; fish and fisheries; institutional considerations; and ethnographic aspects of the Danube Delta. The volume also presents a summary of the socio-economic problems of the Danube Delta Biosphere ...

  • 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 ...

  • Gaba`s Texas Environmental Laws Annotated, 2009 ed. (Texas Annotated Code Series)

    Contains selected provisions from the Texas Constitution, Agriculture Code, Government Code, Health and Safety Code, Natural Resources Code, Parks and Wildlife Code, Utilities Code, Transportation Code, Water Code, and Revised Civil Statutes. Notes to Leading Cases, prepared by a recognized authority on state and federal environmental law, provide ...

  • API RP 14E Standard for Exploration & Production

    This document recommends minimum requirements and guidelines for the design and installation of new piping systems on production platforms located offshore. The maximum design pressure within the scope of this document is 10,000 psig and the temperature range is −20°F to 650°F. For applications outside these pressures ...

  • Coastal and Shelf Sea Modelling

    Since the computing revolution, modelling has become the most important way in which we further our knowledge about how the sea moves and how the processes in the sea operate. The coast and the continental shelf are two of the most important areas of the sea to understand. Coastal and Shelf Sea Modelling is therefore very timely and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Lagoons and Coastal Wetlands in the Global Change Context: Impact and Management Issues

    This interdisciplinary volume comprehensively reviews recent developments in wetland science and global change. The aim is to identify gaps, problems and successes in the integration of scientific issues into lagoon and coastal wetland management. The major strength of this volume is that it integrates several fields of research including ...

  • Asia-Pacific Conference on Science and Management of Coastal Environment

    Human beings have a long historical relationship with the coast. Initially it provided food and security, later forming important locations for industrial and commercial development. Now the emphasis has shifted towards leisure and conservation, although the former functions remain crucial. However, it is only very recently that people have ...

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