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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Foer, Jonathan Safran, 1977-
Extremely loud & incredibly close.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2005
|Material Type:||Fiction, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jonathan Safran Foer
|ISBN:||9780547735023 0547735022 9780618711659 0618711651 9780618329700 0618329706|
|Description:||326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||INTRODUCTION - D. Eisma 1. DREDGING TECHNIQUES; ADAPTATIONS TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT - G. van Raalte 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Types of dredging projects 1.3 Criteria to judge the environmental effects of a dredger 1.4 Phases of a dredging project 1.5 The dredging equipment 1.6 Recent developments in low-impact dredging equipment 1.7 Transport and disposal equipment 1.8 Placement techniques 1.9 Mitigating measures 1.10 Monitoring and control of the dredging process 1.11 Concluding observations 2 ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATION AND MONITORING OF THE FIXED LINKS ACROSS THE DANISH STRAITS - A. Jensen 2.1 Background 2.2 Environmental requirements 2.3 Resulting impact and conclusion 3 DREDGING IN THE DUTCH & BELGIAN COASTAL WATERS AND THE NORTH SEA - W. Vlasblom 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Dredging activities 3.3 Dredging equipment 3.4 Environmental aspects when dredging 4 DREDGING IN UK COASTAL WATERS - N. Burt 4.1 History 4.2 Types of dredging in the UK 4.3 Environmental issues 4.4 Forward look 5 DREDGING IN SPANISH COASTAL WATERS - R. Vidal 5.1 The Spanish coast 5.2 Dredging in Spain 5.3 Spanish legislation on dredging 5.4 Three examples of environmental actions 5.5 Barcelona port expansion project. Corrective measures along the coastline 6 DREDGING IN THE UNITED STATES - R. Randell 6.1 Introduction 6.2 US environmental laws and acts 6.3 Jones act 6.4 US dredging volumes and costs 6.5 US dredging companies and equipment 6.6 Contaminated sediments and capping in US ports and waterways 6.7 Major US ports and waterways 6.8 US options for placement of dredged material 6.9 Modeling of dredging and dredged material disposal 6.10 Dredging information, research and education 7 DREDGING IN HONG KONG - P. Whiteside 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Hong Kong's natural marine environment 7.3 Environmental regulatory framework 7.4 Reasons for dredging in Hong Kong 7.5 Sand dredging 7.6 Mud dredging and disposal 7.7 Future dredging in the Hong Kong area 8 SINGAPORE DREDGING - Weidong Sun 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Dredging activities 8.3 Dredging projects 8.4 Impact of dredging on the environment 8.5 Disputes with neighboring countries 8.6 Future development 9 DREDGING IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT- P. Vellinga 9.1 Abstract 9.2 Introduction: environment as an issue 9.3 Different cultural perspectives on the values of nature 9.4 From perspectives to attitude: views on dealing with nature 9.5 Views and public policies 9.6 Globalisation, economic growth and the environment 9.7 From "END-OF-PIPE" to systems innovation 9.8 A Typical dredging example of the four stages of response 9.9 Implications for the dredging sector 9.10 Conclusion|
|Other Titles:||Extremely loud and incredibly close|
|Responsibility:||Jonathan Safran Foer.|
'There is no doubt that the literature of dredging and its environmental context is considerably enhanced by this publication.' Nick Bray, Terra et Aqua, September 2006
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