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CRC handbook of coastal processes and erosion

Paul D. Komar

CRC handbook of coastal processes and erosion

by Paul D. Komar

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coast changes.,
  • Erosion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Other titlesC.R.C. handbook of coastal processes and erosion.
    Statementeditor, Paul D. Komar.
    SeriesCRC series in marine science
    ContributionsKomar, Paul D., 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB451.2 .C73 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p. :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3161970M
    ISBN 100849302080
    LC Control Number83003773

    Book Description. Scour and Erosion IX contains the peer-reviewed scientific contributions presented at 9th International Conference on Scour and Erosion (ICSE , Taipei, Taiwan, 5–8 November ), and includes recent accomplishments about scour and erosion in field observation, experimental laboratory work, theoretical development, numerical modeling and disaster management. Abstract. The main cause of cliff recession is usually wave erosion, but other processes are at work. Undercutting of the base of a cliff by wave scour results in the collapse of rock from the cliff, but instability is also influenced by subaerial weathering, notably the effects of wind, rain and sea spray, seepage of groundwater, recurrent wetting and drying, freezing and thawing, expansion.

    Coastal zone: is defined as the transition zone where the land meets water, the region that is directly influenced by marine hydrodynamic processes. • The coastal zone extends offshore to the continental shelf break and onshore to the first major change in topography above the reach of major storm waves. • The CZ is divided into four subzones. CRC Handbook of Coastal Processes and Erosion by Paul Komar HB $ Free shipping. Watch. CRC Handbook of tables for Organic Compound Identification 3rd Edition 4 out of 5 stars (1) 1 product ratings - CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 82nd Edition,, Good Book. $ Free shipping. 2 pre-owned from $ Watch. CRC.

    Corrosion handbook page 2 Corrosion handbook Foreword Corrosion is a ubiquitous natural process. Most of us, at some point in our everyday lives, become familiar with the effect that corrosion has on rusted steel parts. Corrosion has a huge economic impact. About a fifth of the world’s annual steel production goes towards simply replacing. Coastal Zone Management Handbook comprises the first complete manual on coastal resource planning and management technology. Written by an international consultant, this handbook reflects a global perspective on the natural resources, sensitivities, economics, development, productivity, and diversity of coastal zones. The emphasis is on tropical and subtropical coastal ecosystems, but the 5/5(2).


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Edge Waves and the Configuration of the Shoreline. Morphodynamics of Beaches and Surf Zones in Australia. The Erosion of Siletz Spit, Oregon. Barrier Islands. Patterns and Prediction of Shoreline Change.

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Every coast has its story to tell of property losses to the sea. Medieval towns in England disappeared as waves cut away at the land. Hurricanes and nor'easters periodically wreak havoc along the eastern seaboard and Gulf.

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Many scientists and engineers have focused their research on the entire range of physical processes from. Coastal erosion and mitigation methods – Global state of art Arkal Vittal Hegde Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, MangaloreIndia [E-mail: [email protected]] Received 20 Augustrevised December Coastal erosion is assuming large proportions these days.

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This book assesses the dimensions of our scientific knowledge as it applies to environmental problems in the coastal zone. The volume contains 10 papers that cover different aspects of science, management, and public policy concerning the coastal zone. This handbook presents key concepts and methods for the following: coastal risk and vulnerability assessment, erosion monitoring, shoreline change analysis, capacity building and institutional framework for sustainable coastal area management.

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