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Responding to changes in sea level : engineering implications

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Engineering Implications of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level.; National Research Council (U.S.). Marine Board.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines various sea level trends and project changes over the next 100 years, anticipating shoreline response to changing sea level and the consequences for coastal development and uses. This book  Read more...

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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Engineering Implications of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level.
Responding to changes in sea level.
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1987
(OCoLC)571136429
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Engineering Implications of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level.; National Research Council (U.S.). Marine Board.
ISBN: 0309037816 9780309037815
OCLC Number: 16403990
Description: x, 148 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Relative Mean Sea Level; 4 2 Assessment of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level; 5 3 Relative Sea Level Rise Effects and Responses; 6 4 Affected Hydrodynamic Processes; 7 5 Effects of Sea Level Rise in the Coastal Zone; 8 6 Alternative Responses; 9 7 Assessment of Response Strategies for Specific Facilities and Systems; 10 8 Decisions for the Future; 11 9 Conclusions and Recommendations; 12 References; 13 Appendix A: Summary of Committee Expertise; 14 Appendix B: Acknowledgments; 15 Index
Responsibility: Committee on Engineering Implications of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level [and] Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.

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