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Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Heather Viles, Tom Spencer
Categories: Science
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As coastal populations burgeon, problems of erosion, pollution and coastal change are becoming ever more serious and necessitate scientifically informed management strategies. This authoritative new study discusses the causes of, and possible solutions to, some of the more pressing problems at the coast, against a background of the natural geomorphological
Coastal Erosion
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Roger H. Charlier, Christian P. De Meyer
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-10 - Publisher: Springer

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
Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 457
Authors: Enzo Pranzini, Allan Thomas Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Routledge

Europe has a long history of managing coastal erosion and protection, examples including the defences of the Venice lagoons, Mediterranean beaches and reclaimed land in The Netherlands. Climate change is now creating enhanced risks of coastal erosion through storms and rising sea levels, with many initiatives being developed to improve
Coastal Environments:Problems And Perspectives
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: K. S. Jayappa, A. C. Narayana
Categories: Coastal ecology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: I. K. International Pvt Ltd

Coastal Environments: Problems and Perspectives display the impact of natural forces and processes on man and also the impact of man on the coastal environment. The exploitation of natural mineral resources, navigation and recreation activities are an integral part of the problems and perspectives of coastal environments. This volume highlights
Coastal Erosion Problems in the Gilbert Islands Group, Republic of Kiribati
Language: en
Pages: 151
Authors: Richard D. Gillie
Categories: Coastal zone management
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