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Coastal Hazards.

Author: Charles W Finkl
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2012.
Series: Coastal research library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In addition to common hydrometeorological disasters in coastal zones, this book covers tsunami impacts and warning systems, the impact of rising sea levels and human perceptions of vulnerability  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Finkl, Charles W.
Coastal Hazards.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Finkl
ISBN: 9789400752344 9400752342 9789400752337 9400752334 9781283936002 1283936003
OCLC Number: 824455204
Description: 1 online resource (837 pages).
Contents: Part I: Environmental and Human-Induced Hazards.- The Southeast Florida Coastal Zone (SFCZ): A Cascade of Natural, Biological, and Human-Induced Hazards.- Part II: Remote Sensing of Coastal Hazards (Platforms, Methods, and Procedures).- Remote Sensing of Coastal Hazards.- Determination of Human Induced Coastal Changes Using RS, GIS, and Geostatistics.- Part III: Flood Hazards (Storm Surge, Sea-Level Rise, and Populations from Risk of Coastal Flood Hazards).- Coastal Risk versus Vulnerability in an Uncertain Sea Level Future.- Sea-Level Rise Impacts and Responses: A Continental Perspective.- Estimating the United States Population at Risk from Coastal Flood-Related Hazards.- Public Perception of Coastal Hazards from Hurricane Surge.- Anthropogenic Amplification of Storm Surge Damage in the 1935 "Labor Day" Hurricane.- Coastal Flooding Hazard in Low-Tide and High-Tide Coasts: Evidence from the North Aegean Coast Sea Level Rise.- Part IV: Hydrologic (Groundwater, Saltwater Intrusion, Brine Disposal) Hazards.- Conceptualizing Seawater Intrusion Processes in Small Tropical Island via Geochemical Modelling.- Reducing the Risk Associated to Desalinization Brine Disposal on the Coastal Areas of the Red Sea.- Part V: Coastal Erosion and Sedimentation (Detection and Measurement of Shoreline Retreat).- Beach Erosion: Causes and Stabilization.- Innovative Technique of Predicting Shoreline Change in Developing Countries: Case of Accra Erosion and Causal Factors.- Detection of Coastal Change by Geo-Informatics Means.- Spatial and Numerical Methodologies on Coastal Erosion and Flooding Risk Assessment.- Coastal Erosion and Protection Policies in Europe: From Eu Programme (Eurosion and Interreg Projects) to Local Management.- Part VI: Coastal Dune Hazards (Erosion and Management).- Coastal Dune Hazards Erosion and Management in Coastal Dunes.- Part VII: Coastal Storms (Tropical Cyclones and Extra-Tropical Winter Storms).- Coastal Hazards from Tropical Cyclones and Extratropical Winter Storms Based on Holocene Storm Chronologies.- U.S. Pacific Northwest Coastal Hazards: Tectonic and Climate Controls.- Part VIII: Wave Hazards (Extreme Coastal Waves, Storm Surge, and Runup).- Extreme Coastal Waves, Ocean Surges and Wave Runup.- Effects of Stratification on Multi-Layered Tsunami Waves.- Part IX: Coastal Marine Pollution.- The Hazards of Beach Litter.- Coastal Hazards from Oil Spills.- Part X: Beach Safety.- Rip Currents
Series Title: Coastal research library.

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