E-books: Coastal Management

  • Stewarding the Sound: The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems book cover

    Stewarding the Sound

    The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah Bendell, Patricia Gallaugher, Shelley McKeachie, Laurie Wood

    Stewarding the Sound uses different perspectives to build awareness of the wealth and fragility of this ecosystem by balancing economic and social needs with conservation. This book, the first ever compilation of the ecological importance of the Sound, demonstrates the cumulative stresses that are…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • Coastal Engineering: Processes, Theory and Design Practice book cover

    Coastal Engineering

    Processes, Theory and Design Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick, Christopher Fleming

    Effective coastal engineering is expensive, but it is not as costly as neglect or ineffective intervention. Good practice needs to be based on sound principles, but theoretical work and modelling also need to be well grounded in practice, which is continuously evolving. Conceptual and detailed…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    CRC Press

  • Marine and Coastal Resource Management: Principles and Practice book cover

    Marine and Coastal Resource Management

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green, Jeffrey L. Payne

    In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, case study applications, and a reference…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Coasts for People: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management book cover

    Coasts for People

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Fikret Berkes

    Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change,…

    eBook – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

  • Coastal Engineering: Processes, Theory and Design Practice book cover

    Coastal Engineering

    Processes, Theory and Design Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick, Christopher Fleming

    Historically, much harm has been done by well-meaning coastal engineering attempts, which seemed like good ideas on paper but which failed to allow for practical issues. For this reason, it is vital that theories and models are well grounded in practice. This second edition brings the models and…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    CRC Press

  • Coastal Systems book cover

    Coastal Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Haslett

    The coast represents the crossroads between the oceans, land and atmosphere, and all three contribute to the physical and ecological evolution of coastlines. Coasts are dynamic systems, with identifiable inputs and outputs of energy and material. Changes to input force coasts to respond, often in…

    eBook – 2008-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

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