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"Coastal Systems"

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"Routledge Introductions to the Environment" series; Offers a concise introduction to the processes, landforms, ecosystems, and management of coasts. Each chapter is illustrated and includes topical case studies from around the world. With 70 line drawings, 35 pictures, glossary, bibliography, further reading. Paperback, 240 pages. Size: 246 x 174 mm. Weight: 608g.
Author:  Haslett, Simon K.
ISBN:  0415213029
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2000  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Coastlines, Structures and Breakwaters"

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Presents international experience in design and construction practice and describes improvements in analysis and prediction methods. This book includes research results like guidance on wave loadings; advances in predicting wave overtopping; effects of climate change on coastal flooding; and improvements in hazard and reliability analysis. With illustrations, maps. Hardback, 582 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 1159g.
Author:  Institution of Civil Engineers
ISBN:  0727734555
Publisher:  Thomas Telford Ltd
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"The Jurassic Coast"

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With full colour illustrations throughout. Hardback, 144 pages. Size: 214 x 230 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  Legg, Rodney
ISBN:  1841146730
Publisher:  Halsgrove
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"South Coast Saunter"

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Paperback, 317 pages. Size: 200 x 130 mm. Weight: 391g.
Author:  Long, Rod
ISBN:  1843862867
Publisher:  Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Ireland's Coastline"

Exploring Its Nature and Heritage

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Comprehensive survey of Ireland's coastline, its habitats, history and human impact. With full colour maps & photos. Paperback, 232 pages. Size: 277 x 219 mm. Weight: 954g.
Author:  Nairn, Richard
ISBN:  1905172400
Publisher:  The Collins Press
Date:  2007  (Ireland)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Coasts Under Stress"

Restructuring and Social-Ecological Health

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While coasts are often places of unsurpassed beauty, many coastal communities suffer from poverty, unemployment, health risks, and the effects of environmental degradation. This title explores the complex interplay of economy, culture, environment, and health in the coastal communities of eastern and western Canada. With 7 maps. Paperback, 584 pages. Size: 229 x 154 mm. Weight: 828g.
Author:  Ommer, Rosemary E. Coasts Under Stress Research Project Team
ISBN:  0773532250
Publisher:  McGill-Queen's University Press
Date:  2008  (Canada)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Living With the Changing California Coast"

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The large number of people who live near California's dynamic coastline often have little awareness of the hazards - waves, tides, wind, storms, rain, and runoff - that erode and impact the coast and claim property on a regular basis. This book presents a geological profile of the California coast from Mexico to the Oregon border. With illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Paperback, 551 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 916g.
Author:  Patsch, Kiki Savoy, Lauret (Griggs, Gary B., ed.)
ISBN:  0520244478
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Coastal-Marine Conservation"

Science and Policy

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Introduces students and managers to complex conservation and management issues facing coastal nations of the world, their citizens, and international and non-governmental organizations. This book examines the critical issues facing coastal-marine conservation and the mechanisms for dealing with them. With 168. Paperback, 344 pages. Size: 246 x 188 mm. Weight: 666g.
Author:  Ray, G.Carleton McCormick-Ray, Jerry (Both at University of Virginia, Usa)
ISBN:  0632055375
Publisher:  Blackwell Science Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Seaside"

Discover the Best of Britain's Best Beaches

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"Time Out Seaside: Discover Britain's Coastal Treasures" series; Features some of Britain's loveliest scenery. This book features craggy coves and sweeping strands, family favourites and surfers' paradises, sheltered bays and secret islands. It contains portraits of more than 60 seaside gems, with tips on where to eat, drink, sleep and go for a swim. With col. illustrations. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 245 x 190 mm. Weight: 746g.
Author:  Time Out Guides Ltd
ISBN:  1846700795
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Deltas, Estuaries, Coastal Regions

"Advances in High-Pressure Techniques for Geophysical Applications"

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High-pressure mineral physics is a field driven by the development of the technology. This book consists of six sections which group the papers according to their main topics: Elastic and Anelastic Properties; Rheology; Melt and Glass Properties; Structural and Magnetic Properties; Diffraction and Spectroscopy; Pressure Calibration and Generation. With illustrations. Hardback, 532 pages. Size: 240 x 165 mm. Weight: 246g.
Author:  (Chen, J., ed.)
ISBN:  0444519793
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2005  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Earth Sciences

"Changing Environments"

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"Ou-Wiley Environment" series; Examines how and why environments change as a result of natural and human mediated processes and why some changes are becoming significant. With illustrations (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.)25 cm. Paperback, 344 pages. Size: 244 x 188 mm. Weight: 920g.
Author:  (Morris, Dick, ed.)
ISBN:  0470849991
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Earth Sciences

"The Crust"

Treatise on Geochemistry

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"Treatise on Geochemistry" series; Examines the chemical composition of the Earth's crust, starting with the continental crust and the rocks exposed therein, moving on to oceanic crust (MORB and oceanic plateaus) and finishing with island arc crust. This volume also summarizes the processes responsible for crustal formation and modification. With illustrations. Paperback, 702 pages. Size: 272 x 189 mm. Weight: 1729g.
Author:  (Rudnick, R. L., ed.)
ISBN:  008044847X
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Earth Sciences

"Electromagnetic Sounding of the Earth's Interior"

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"Methods in Geochemistry & Geophysics" series; Based on lectures given in the First Russian School-Seminar on electromagnetic soundings of the Earth held in Moscow on 15th November, 2003, this book provides scientists and technologists with the achievements in theory, techniques and practical applications of the methods of electromagnetic sounding. With approx. 200 illustrations. Hardback, 404 pages. Size: 240 x 165 mm. Weight: 867g.
Author:  (Spichak, Viacheslav V., ed.)
ISBN:  0444529381
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2006  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Earth Sciences

"Global Environmental Issues"

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Treats global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of human and biophysical causes. This book includes coverage of contemporary topics such as biodiversity, urbanisation and sustainable development. With illustrations, maps. Paperback, 336 pages. Size: 245 x 171 mm. Weight: 626g.
Author:  (Harris, Frances, ed.)
ISBN:  0470845619
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Earth Sciences

"Landscape Balance and Landscape Assessment"

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During the last decades of the 20th century, landscape ecology has developed tremendously. This book shows first approaches for the inclusion of factors of the landscape balance into planning procedures and new methods combined with more classical approaches from the basis of landscape assessment. With 57 figs., 44 tabs.. Hardback, 313 pages. Size: 230 x 163 mm. Weight: 590g.
Author:  (Kronert, Rudolph, ed.)
ISBN:  3540673997
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Date:  2001  (Germany)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Earth Sciences

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