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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 May 2020
  • ISBN : 9780081029282
  • Page : 814 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Sandy beaches represent some of the most dynamic environments on Earth and examining their morphodynamic behaviour over different temporal and spatial scales is challenging, relying on multidisciplinary approaches and techniques. Sandy Beach Morphodynamics brings together the latest research on beach systems and their morphodynamics and the ways in which they are studied in 29 chapters that review the full spectrum of beach morphodynamics. The chapters are written by leading experts in the field and provide introductory level understanding of physical processes and resulting landforms, along with more advanced discussions. Includes chapters that are written by the world’s leading experts, including the latest up-to-date thinking on a variety of subject areas Covers state-of-the-art techniques, bringing the reader the latest technologies/methods being used to understand beach systems Presents a clear-and-concise description of processes and techniques that enables a clear understanding of coastal processes

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Sandy Beach Morphodynamics

Sandy Beach Morphodynamics
  • Author : Derek Jackson,Andrew Short
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • ISBN : 9780081029282
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Sandy beaches represent some of the most dynamic environments on Earth and examining their morphodynamic behaviour over different temporal and spatial scales is challenging, relying on multidisciplinary approaches and techniques. Sandy Beach Morphodynamics brings together the latest research on beach systems and their morphodynamics and the ways in which they are studied in 29 chapters that review the full spectrum of beach morphodynamics. The chapters are written by leading experts in the field and provide introductory level understanding of physical processes

Sandy Beaches as Ecosystems

Sandy Beaches as Ecosystems
  • Author : A. McLachlan,T. Erasmus
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • ISBN : 9789401729383
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What sight is more beautiful than a high-energy beach facing lines of rolling white breakers? What battleground is more ferocious than where waves and sand meet? What environment could be more exciting to study than this sandy interface between sea and land? And yet how much do we know about sandy beaches? Open sandy beaches are amongst the most neglected fields of scientific study in the coastal environment. This situation exists despite their great extent along most temperate and tropical

Brazilian Beach Systems

Brazilian Beach Systems
  • Author : Andrew D. Short,Antonio Henrique da F. Klein
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • ISBN : 9783319303949
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This book is about the more than 4,000 beach systems that form most of the 9000 km long Brazilian coast. It focuses on the beaches of each of the seventeen coastal states and three oceanic islands, their nature, morphodynamics and status. It is a must for anyone who wants to know more about this great coast and its beach systems. This is the first book ever written about the beach systems of Brazil, and actually the very first about the beaches of

The Ecology of Sandy Shores

The Ecology of Sandy Shores
  • Author : A.C. Brown,Anton McLachlan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-27
  • ISBN : 0080465099
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The Ecology of Sandy Shores provides the students and researchers with a one-volume resource for understanding the conservation and management of the sandy shore ecosystem. Covering all beach types, and addressing issues from the behavioral and physiological adaptations of the biota to exploring the effects of pollution and the impact of man's activities, this book should become the standard reference for those interested in Sandy Shore study, management and preservation. More than 25% expanded from the previous edition Three entirely new

Coastal Zones and Estuaries

Coastal Zones and Estuaries
  • Author : Federico Ignacio Isla
  • Publisher : EOLSS Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-06-30
  • ISBN : 9781848260160
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Coastal Zones and Estuaries is a component of Encyclopedia of Environmental and Ecological Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources which is part of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme deals with important links of water, sediment, and nutrients between continents and oceans. The present behavior of sea level, ice sheets, and coral reefs is still a matter of controversy and concern. Coastal experiences learned in developed countries should be used

APAC 2019

APAC 2019
  • Author : Nguyen Trung Viet,Dou Xiping,Tran Thanh Tung
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-25
  • ISBN : 9789811502910
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This book presents selected articles from the International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC 2019), an event intended to promote academic and technical exchange on coastal related studies, including coastal engineering and coastal environmental problems, among Asian and Pacific countries/regions. APAC is jointly supported by the Chinese Ocean Engineering Society (COES), the Coastal Engineering Committee of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE), and the Korean Society of Coastal and Ocean Engineers (KSCOE). APAC is jointly supported by the

Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology

Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology
  • Author : R. Davidson-Arnott
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780521874458
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Handbook of Beach and Shoreface Morphodynamics

Handbook of Beach and Shoreface Morphodynamics
  • Author : Andrew D. Short
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 1999
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822028308492
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A highly readable book on the nature of beaches, including thedynamics of the shoreface, surf, swash and backbeach, and globallyat the regional variations in beach systems from the tropics to thepoles. The beach and adjacent shoreface are the most dynamic part of theEarth's surface. They represent a narrow zone where waves, tidesand winds continously interact, producing, wherever sediment isavailable, hundreds of thousands of kilometres of beach systems.Beaches are also the focus of intense pressure from users anddevelopers, and for

Sandy Beach Morphodynamics and Macrobenthic Communities in Temperate, Subtropical and Tropical Regions

Sandy Beach Morphodynamics and Macrobenthic Communities in Temperate, Subtropical and Tropical Regions
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : OCLC:56407453
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Encyclopedia of Coastal Science

Encyclopedia of Coastal Science
  • Author : Charles W. Finkl,Christopher Makowski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-25
  • ISBN : 3319938053
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This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of the much acclaimed Encyclopedia of Coastal Science edited by M. Schwarz (Springer 2005), presents an interdisciplinary approach that includes biology, ecology, engineering, geology, geomorphology, oceanography, remote sensing, technological advances, and anthropogenic impacts on coasts. Within its covers the Encyclopedia of Coastal Science, 2nd ed. brings together and coordinates many aspects of coastal and related sciences that are widely dispersed in the scientific literature. The broadly interdisciplinary subject matter of this volume features contributions by

Beach Management Tools - Concepts, Methodologies and Case Studies

Beach Management Tools - Concepts, Methodologies and Case Studies
  • Author : Camilo M. Botero,Omar Cervantes,Charles W. Finkl
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-12-04
  • ISBN : 9783319583044
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This book provides an overview of beach management tools, including carrying capacity, beach nourishment, environmental and tourism awards (like Blue Flag or others), bathing water quality, zoning, beach typologies, quality index, user's perception, interdisciplinary beach monitoring, coastal legislation, shore protection, social and economic indicators, ecosystem services, and coastal governance (applied in beach case studies). Beaches are one of the most intensely used coastal ecosystems and are responsible for more than half of all global tourism revenues, and as such the

Coastal Dynamics '01

Coastal Dynamics '01
  • Author : Hans Hanson,Magnus Larson
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Civil Engineers
  • Release Date : 2001
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822031309073
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This collection contains 109 papers presented at the Fourth Conference on Coastal Dynamics, held in Lund, Sweden, June 11-15, 2001.

The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments

The Encyclopedia of Beaches and Coastal Environments
  • Author : M. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold
  • Release Date : 1982
  • ISBN : UVA:35007001080229
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This book should be of interest to geologists; biologists; environmentalists; ecologists; engineers; lecturers and students in related subjects; libraries.

Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms

Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms
  • Author : Eric Bird
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-02-25
  • ISBN : 9781402086380
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This unique richly-illustrated account of the landforms and geology of the world’s coasts, presented in a country-by-country (state-by-state) sequence, assembles a vast amount of data and images of an endangered and increasingly populated and developed landform. An international panel of 138 coastal experts provides information on “what is where” on each sector of coast, together with explanations of the landforms, their evolution and the changes taking place on them. As well as providing details on the coastal features of each

Sediment Transport and Morphodynamics Modelling for Coasts and Shallow Environments

Sediment Transport and Morphodynamics Modelling for Coasts and Shallow Environments
  • Author : Vanesa Magar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-09
  • ISBN : 9781498753487
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This reference for engineers, and graduate students covers sediment transport and morphodynamics modelling in nearshore environments. It presents the fundamentals required for understanding the physics and for setting up numerical models. This book covers hydrodynamics of estuarine and coastal environments, properties of seafloor and estuarine composition, and hydroenvironmental interactions; emphasising the inter-relations of small- and large-scale processes, and short- and large-evolution timescales. The focus is, principally, on the application of shallow-water theory, but some surface wave models, and coupling of