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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 January 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128140048
  • Page : 726 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Coasts and Estuaries: The Future provides valuable information on how we can protect and maintain natural ecological structures while also allowing estuaries to deliver services that produce societal goods and benefits. These issues are addressed through chapters detailing case studies from estuaries and coastal waters worldwide, presenting a full range of natural variability and human pressures. Following this, a series of chapters written by scientific leaders worldwide synthesizes the problems and offers solutions for specific issues graded within the framework of the socio-economic-environmental mosaic. These include fisheries, climate change, coastal megacities, evolving human-nature interactions, remediation measures, and integrated coastal management. The problems faced by half of the world living near coasts are truly a worldwide challenge as well as an opportunity for scientists to study commonalities and differences and provide solutions. This book is centered around the proposed DAPSI(W)R(M) framework, where drivers of basic human needs requires activities that each produce pressures. The pressures are mechanisms of state change on the natural system and Impacts on societal welfare (including well-being). These problems then require responses, which are the solutions relating to governance, socio-economic and cultural measures (Scharin et al 2016). Covers estuaries and coastal seas worldwide, integrating their commonality, differences and solutions for sustainability Includes global case studies from leading worldwide contributors, with accompanying boxes highlighting a synopsis about a particular estuary and coastal sea, making all information easy to find Presents full color images to aid the reader in a better understanding of details of each case study Provides a multi-disciplinary approach, linking biology, physics, climate and social sciences

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Coasts and Estuaries

Coasts and Estuaries
  • Author : Eric Wolanski,John W. Day,Mike Elliott,Ramachandran Ramesh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24
  • ISBN : 9780128140048
GET THIS BOOKCoasts and Estuaries

Coasts and Estuaries: The Future provides valuable information on how we can protect and maintain natural ecological structures while also allowing estuaries to deliver services that produce societal goods and benefits. These issues are addressed through chapters detailing case studies from estuaries and coastal waters worldwide, presenting a full range of natural variability and human pressures. Following this, a series of chapters written by scientific leaders worldwide synthesizes the problems and offers solutions for specific issues graded within the framework

Estuaries and Coastal Zones in Times of Global Change

Estuaries and Coastal Zones in Times of Global Change
  • Author : Kim Dan Nguyen,Sylvain Guillou,Philippe Gourbesville,Jérôme Thiébot
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-28
  • ISBN : 9789811520815
GET THIS BOOKEstuaries and Coastal Zones in Times of Global Change

This book is a collection of extended papers based on presentations given during the ICEC 2018 conference, held in Caen, France, in August 2018. It explores both the limitations and advantages of current models, and highlights the latest developments concerning new numerical schemes, high-performance computing, multi-physics and multi-scale methods, and better interaction with field or scale model data. Accordingly, it addresses the interests of practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, and engineers active in this field.

Coastal and Estuarine Management

Coastal and Estuarine Management
  • Author : Peter French
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781134775149
GET THIS BOOKCoastal and Estuarine Management

The coast cannot be left to nature to determine its fate. Wealth, property, economic interests, recreation, tourism and wildlife are all threatened. Coasts are an administrative battle ground and one of the most important and widely examined topics in environmental management. Coastal and Estuarine Management examines the issues surrounding the human use and abuse of estuarine and coastal environments. Emphasising the importance and significance of this natural resource, the uses and conflicts which occur and the results of human activity,

Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science

Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 1782683062
GET THIS BOOKTreatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science

The study of estuaries and coasts has seen enormous growth in recent years, since changes in these areas have a large effect on the food chain, as well as on the physics and chemistry of the ocean. As the coasts and river banks around the world become more densely populated, the pressure on these ecosystems intensifies, putting a new focus on environmental, socio-economic and policy issues.

Estuarine Interactions

Estuarine Interactions
  • Author : Martin L. Wiley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • ISBN : 9781483276380
GET THIS BOOKEstuarine Interactions

Estuarine Interactions is a compilation of papers presented at the Fourth International Estuarine Research Federation Conference, held at the Mount Airy Lodge, Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania in October 1977. The compendium consists of scientific investigations on the structure and functioning of estuaries and adjacent environments. This volume includes the written form of the invited papers that were part of eight sessions. Papers presented deal with topics on estuarine management needs, impacts of coastal engineered systems, and productivity and initial photosynthate dispersion in

Estuaries and Coastal Zones

Estuaries and Coastal Zones
  • Author : Jiayi Pan,Adam Devlin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-03-25
  • ISBN : 9781789855791
GET THIS BOOKEstuaries and Coastal Zones

Estuaries and their surrounding wetland regions are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, with more than half of humanity inhabiting their shores. Anthropogenic factors make estuaries highly susceptible to ecosystem degradation. Coastal waters are closely connected with human activity, and their dynamic processes may greatly affect coastal environments. This book provides a compendium of studies on estuarine dynamics, river plumes, and coastal water dynamics, studies that have investigated the changes in estuarine and coastal zones in response to

Hydrological Changes and Estuarine Dynamics

Hydrological Changes and Estuarine Dynamics
  • Author : Paul Montagna,Terence A. Palmer,Jennifer Beseres Pollack
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-31
  • ISBN : 9781461458333
GET THIS BOOKHydrological Changes and Estuarine Dynamics

Water development projects have altered the environmental flow landscapes where dams and diversions have been built, and this could have effects on coastal resources, particularly in estuaries. Water is an important human resource and water needs grow as populations grow. However, freshwater inflow to the coast is fundamental to the functioning of estuaries. Can we have stable, secure, and sufficient water resources for people and still protect estuarine health? Estuaries are the most productive environments on Earth, and this is

Coastal and Estuarine Processes

Coastal and Estuarine Processes
  • Author : Peter Nielsen
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2009-04-21
  • ISBN : 9789813101135
GET THIS BOOKCoastal and Estuarine Processes

This book covers water waves, surf zone hydrodynamics, tides in oceans and estuaries, storm surges, estuarine mixing, basic sediment transport, coastal morphodynamics and coastal groundwater dynamics. It is an introductory treatment, suitable for a first course in coastal and estuarine processes for earth scientists or engineers. Yet, there are substantial amounts of new material that are included, such as the explicit, analytical treatment of transient, forced long waves. Inclusion of this material will in turn strongly enhance the introductory treatment

Estuarine Ecology

Estuarine Ecology
  • Author : John W. Day, Jr.,W. Michael Kemp,Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia,Byron C. Crump
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-11-19
  • ISBN : 9780471755678
GET THIS BOOKEstuarine Ecology

Estuaries are among the most biologically productive ecosystems on the planet--critical to the life cycles of fish, other aquatic animals, and the creatures which feed on them. Estuarine Ecology, Second Edition, covers the physical and chemical aspects of estuaries, the biology and ecology of key organisms, the flow of organic matter through estuaries, and human interactions, such as the environmental impact of fisheries on estuaries and the effects of global climate change on these important ecosystems. Authored by a team

Challenges in Estuarine and Coastal Science

Challenges in Estuarine and Coastal Science
  • Author : John Humphreys,Sally Little
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-03-07
  • ISBN : 178427285X
GET THIS BOOKChallenges in Estuarine and Coastal Science

Estuarine and coastal waters are acknowledged points of anthropogenic impact. For practitioners, academics and students in the field of coastal science and policy, this book examines and exemplifies current and future challenges: from upper estuaries to open coasts and adjacent seas; from tropical to temperate latitudes; from Europe to Australia.

Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India

Estuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India
  • Author : Sourav Das,Tuhin Ghosh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-15
  • ISBN : 9783030689803
GET THIS BOOKEstuarine Biogeochemical Dynamics of the East Coast of India

This book provides a comprehensive overview of recent research on estuaries of the east coast of India, and how changing biogeochemical dynamics as a result of climate change and human activity have impacted estuaries and other open water ecosystems. Though estuaries only cover a very small portion of the earth’s hydrosphere, they are some of the most biogeochemically active regions among the global water bodies. As such, this book focuses on estuaries of the east coast of India going

Estuarine and Coastal Hydrography and Sediment Transport

Estuarine and Coastal Hydrography and Sediment Transport
  • Author : R. J. Uncles,S. B. Mitchell
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-17
  • ISBN : 9781107040984
GET THIS BOOKEstuarine and Coastal Hydrography and Sediment Transport

A practical guide to the latest techniques to measure sediments, seabed, water and transport mechanisms in estuaries and coastal waters. Covering a broad range of topics, enough background is included to explain how each technology functions. A review of recent fieldwork experiments demonstrates how modern methods apply in real-life scenarios.

Estuarine Ecohydrology

Estuarine Ecohydrology
  • Author : Eric Wolanski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-09-12
  • ISBN : 9780080550350
GET THIS BOOKEstuarine Ecohydrology

Estuarine Ecohydrology focuses on the principal components of an estuary. The book demonstrates how one can quantify an estuarine ecosystem's ability to cope with human stresses. The theories, models, and real-world solutions covered will serve as a toolkit for designing a management plan for the ecologically sustainable development of an estuary. This book is organized into seven chapters dealing with topics such as estuarine water circulation; estuarine sediment dynamics; tidal wetlands; estuarine food webs; and ecohydrology models and solutions. Although

Estuarine Ecohydrology

Estuarine Ecohydrology
  • Author : Eric Wolanski,Michael Elliott
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-08-20
  • ISBN : 9780444634146
GET THIS BOOKEstuarine Ecohydrology

Estuarine Ecohydrology, Second Edition, provides an ecohydrology viewpoint of an estuary as an ecosystem by focusing on its principal components, the river, the estuarine waters, the sediment, the nutrients, the wetlands, the oceanic influence, and the aquatic food web, as well as models of the health of an estuary ecosystem. Estuaries, the intersection of freshwater and coastal ecosystems, exhibit complex physical and biological processes which must be understood in order to sustain and restore them when necessary. This book demonstrates

Brazilian Estuaries

Brazilian Estuaries
  • Author : Paulo da Cunha Lana,Angelo Fraga Bernardino
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-09
  • ISBN : 9783319777795
GET THIS BOOKBrazilian Estuaries

This book presents the main drivers of benthic structure and processes in estuaries from the 8,000 km-Brazilian coast, assesses the influence of natural and human disturbance, and discusses their ecological importance and management needs. Estuaries are unique coastal ecosystems often with low biodiversity that sustain and provide essential ecological services to mankind. These ecosystems include a variety of habitats with their own sediment and fauna dynamics, all of them globally altered or threatened by human activities. Mangroves, saltmarshes, tidal flats and