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  • Åter till savannen : på safari i Östra Afrika

    Åter till savannen : på safari i Östra Afrika
    av Anders Bjärvall

    Inbunden - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789178449156

    De flesta som åker på safari i östra Afrika har längtat länge efter att göra det. De har planerat, sparat pengar, läst böcker, tittat på TV-program, talat med andra som har gjort sådana resor. När det sedan är dags att lämna Afrika och åka hem har a…

  • Rising

    Rising
    av Elizabeth Rush

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571313812

    FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN GENERAL NONFICTION WINNER OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD A CHICAGO TRIBUNE TOP TEN BOOK OF 2018 A GUARDIAN, NPR's SCIENCE FRIDAY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, AND LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2018 Hailed as "deeply felt"…

  • The Water Will Come

    The Water Will Come
    av Jeff Goodell

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316260244

    By century's end, hundreds of millions of people will be retreating from the world's shores. Nuclear reactors will be decommissioned. The greatest cities in human history, abandoned. This is the story of our rising seas. In a shocking cover story fo…

  • The Coast

    The Coast
    av Chris Hammer

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780522858723

    From the winner of the ACT Book of the year Award for his first book, The River, comes this celebration of the Australian seascape, from its natural grandeur to the quirky individualism of those who live beside it. It is also the heartfelt and perti…

  • Lowlands

    Lowlands

    Inbunden - 1922 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789054106036

    This text presents up-to-date knowledge regarding lowlands, which are lands affected by fluctuating water levels. By collating and examining relevant information concerning lowlands in one volume, this text should be of use to engineers, planners, m…

  • Dynamics Of Coastal Systems

    Dynamics Of Coastal Systems
    av Job Dronkers

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789812563491

    Dynamics of Coastal Systems is about the dynamic interaction between water motion and seabed topography, which affects the natural response of coastal systems to change in external conditions and to human interventions - from the scale of seabed rip…

  • Dynamics Of Coastal Systems

    Dynamics Of Coastal Systems
    av Job Dronkers

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789812562074

    Dynamics of Coastal Systems is about the dynamic interaction between water motion and seabed topography, which affects the natural response of coastal systems to change in external conditions and to human interventions - from the scale of seabed rip…

  • National Geographic Kids Readers: At the Beach

    National Geographic Kids Readers: At the Beach
    av Shira Evans

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426328077

    Take a stroll along the beach. What do you see?young readers will learn all about the beach and the animals that call it home in this fun pre-reader. Through text features such as the vocabulary tree and the wrap-up activity, kids will be introduced…

  • Flood-Resilient Waterfront Development in New York City

    Flood-Resilient Waterfront Development in New York City

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573318570

    Waterfronts are attractive areas for many often competing uses in New York City and are seen as multifunctional locations for economic, environmental, and social activities on the interface between land and water. The NYC waterfront plays a crucial…

  • Beaches and Coasts

    Beaches and Coasts
    av Richard A. Davis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119334484

    A new edition of a unique textbook that provides an exhaustive treatment of the world's different coasts--with focus on climate change sea-level riseCoastlines of the world are as diverse and complex as any geological setting on Earth, and understan…

  • Handbook of Beach and Shoreface Morphodynamics

    Handbook of Beach and Shoreface Morphodynamics

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780471965701

    The beach and adjacent shoreface are the most dynamic part of the Earth’s surface. They represent a narrow zone where waves, tides and winds continuously interact, producing, wherever sediment is available, hundreds of thousands of kilometres…

  • Dynamics Of Coastal Systems

    Dynamics Of Coastal Systems
    av Job Dronkers

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814725132

    The book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the physical processes which, according to the present state of knowledge, determine the evolution of coastal systems and their response to human interventions. This response depends to a…

  • Living with Florida's Atlantic Beaches

    Living with Florida's Atlantic Beaches
    av David M. Bush

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332510

    From Amelia Island just south of Georgia to Key West's southern tip, beaches are one of Florida's greatest assets. Yet these beaches are in danger: rapid structural development on a highly erodible coast make them vulnerable to some of nature's grea…

  • Living with Florida's Atlantic Beaches

    Living with Florida's Atlantic Beaches
    av David M. Bush

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332893

    From Amelia Island just south of Georgia to Key West's southern tip, beaches are one of Florida's greatest assets. Yet these beaches are in danger: rapid structural development on a highly erodible coast make them vulnerable to some of nature's grea…

  • An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management

    An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639156

    This title offers a comprehensive overview of coastal planning and management issues for students and professionals in the field. Since publication of the first edition in 1994, population growth and increasing development pressures on our coasts ha…

  • The Urban Ocean

    The Urban Ocean
    av Alan F. Blumberg

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107191990

    This book introduces the new discipline of urban oceanography, providing a deeper understanding of the physics of the coastal ocean in an urban setting. The authors explore how the coastal ocean impacts with the humans who live, work and play along…

  • The Urban Ocean

    The Urban Ocean
    av Alan F. Blumberg

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316642207

    This book introduces the new discipline of urban oceanography, providing a deeper understanding of the physics of the coastal ocean in an urban setting. The authors explore how the coastal ocean impacts with the humans who live, work and play along…

  • The World's Beaches

    The World's Beaches
    av Orrin H. Pilkey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520268722

    Take this book to the beach; it will open up a whole new world. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, maps, and graphics, it explores one of the planet's most dynamic environments - from tourist beaches to Arctic beaches strewn with ice chu…

  • Ain't There No More

    Ain't There No More
    av Carl A. Brasseaux

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496809483

    For centuries, outlanders have openly denigrated Louisiana's coastal wetlands residents and their stubborn refusal to abandon the region's fragile prairies tremblants despite repeated natural and, more recently, man-made disasters. Yet, the cumulati…

  • Coastal Geomorphology

    Coastal Geomorphology
    av Eric C.F. Bird

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780471899778

    This book gives a comprehensive treatment of coastal evolution and dynamics, providing background for the study of coastal landforms and how and why they are changing, with up to date information, world-wide coverage of examples, numerous illustrati…

  • Coastal Zone Management Imperative for Maritime Developing Nations

    Coastal Zone Management Imperative for Maritime Developing Nations

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048149223

    Anthropogenic transformation of the coastal zone continues at a steady pace, especially in the developing maritime countries, where coastal resources are often crucial to national economies. However, exploitation of these resources is often indiscri…

  • Economics of Coastal and Water Resources: Valuing Environmental Functions

    Economics of Coastal and Water Resources: Valuing Environmental Functions

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792365044

    Most of the chapters in this volume are authored by staff or associates of the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE). CSERGE is a research centre sponsored by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), w…

  • Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels

    Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels
    av Kevin Kurtz

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541538658

    Rapidly increasing sea levels are endangering coastal wildlife and contributing to major floods worldwide. In the future, some coastal cities may even be underwater. But what is behind this dramatic shift? Learn all about the role climate change pla…

  • Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology

    Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology
    av Robin Davidson-Arnott

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108439862

    Written for anyone interested in coastal geomorphology, this is the complete guide to the processes at work on our coastlines and the resulting features seen in coastal systems across the world. Accessible to students from a range of disciplines, th…

  • Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology

    Introduction to Coastal Processes and Geomorphology
    av Robin Davidson-Arnott

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108424271

    Written for anyone interested in coastal geomorphology, this is the complete guide to the processes at work on our coastlines and the resulting features seen in coastal systems across the world. Accessible to students from a range of disciplines, th…

  • Let the Water Do the Work

    Let the Water Do the Work
    av Bill Zeedyk

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603585699

    Let the Water Do the Work is an important contribution to riparian restoration. By "thinking like a creek," one can harness the regenerative power of floods to reshape stream banks and rebuild floodplains along gullied stream channels. Induced Meand…

  • Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability

    Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781444334524

    Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability identifies the major impacts of sea-level rise, presents up-to-date assessments of past sea-level change, thoroughly explores all of the factors contributing to sea-level rise, and explores how sea-level…

  • Coastal Hazards and Vulnerability

    Coastal Hazards and Vulnerability

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138991439

    Our coasts provide a home and livelihoods for millions of people; many of the world's biggest cities are along coastlines. Yet these precious areas face increasing threats from irresponsible development and the potential dangers of climate change. T…

  • Coastal Hazards and Vulnerability

    Coastal Hazards and Vulnerability

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849712118

    Our coasts provide a home and livelihoods for millions of people; many of the world's biggest cities are along coastlines. Yet these precious areas face increasing threats from irresponsible development and the potential dangers of climate change. T…

  • The Seaside

    The Seaside
    av Annabelle Lynch

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781508190752

  • Landforms: Plains

    Landforms: Plains
    av ,Jenna Capelle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781635179965

    Explores the fascinating world of plains. Readers will learn how plains form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make plains their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for fur…

  • Landforms: Plains

    Landforms: Plains
    av ,Jenna Capelle

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781635178951

    Explores the fascinating world of plains. Readers will learn how plains form and how they change over time, as well as the plants and animals that make plains their home. Featuring vivid photographs, fun facts, focus questions, and resources for fur…

  • Introduction to California's Beaches and Coast

    Introduction to California's Beaches and Coast
    av Gary Griggs

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262904

    From sunny beaches where thousands escape the summer's heat to wild and isolated rocky cliffs, California boasts one of the most spectacular and diverse shorelines in the world. Accompanied by numerous color photographs, diagrams, and maps, this gui…

  • Coastal Seas

    Coastal Seas
    av J.R. Clark

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780632049554

    This succinct, technical reference of coastal zone resource management is aimed both at students taking courses in coastal management or marine conservation and practitioners in these fields. In response to a world-wide demand, Coastal Seas deals mo…

  • Maritime Heritage in Crisis

    Maritime Heritage in Crisis
    av Richard M. Hutchings

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629583471

    Grounded in critical heritage studies and drawing on a Pacific Northwest Coast case study, Maritime Heritage in Crisis explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in maritime settings. Maritime h…

  • Maritime Heritage in Crisis

    Maritime Heritage in Crisis
    av Richard M. Hutchings

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629583488

    Grounded in critical heritage studies and drawing on a Pacific Northwest Coast case study, Maritime Heritage in Crisis explores the causes and consequences of the contemporary destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in maritime settings. Maritime h…

  • Tidal Inlets

    Tidal Inlets
    av J. van de Kreeke

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107194410

    This book describes the latest developments in the hydrodynamics and morphodynamics of tidal inlets, with an emphasis on natural inlets. A review of morphological features and sand transport pathways is presented, followed by an overview of empirica…

  • Coasts in Crisis

    Coasts in Crisis
    av Gary Griggs

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293625

    Coastal regions around the world have become increasingly crowded, intensively developed, and severely exploited. Hundreds of millions of people living in these low-lying areas are subject to short-term coastal hazards such as cyclones, hurricanes,…

  • Coastal Governance

    Coastal Governance
    av Richard Burroughs

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264853

    "Coastal Governance" provides a clear overview of how coasts are currently managed and explores new approaches that could make their shores healthier. Drawing on recent assessments, Professor Richard Burroughs explains why traditional management tec…

  • Coastal Governance

    Coastal Governance
    av Richard Burroughs

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264846

    "Coastal Governance" provides a clear overview of how coasts are currently managed and explores new approaches that could make their shores healthier. Drawing on recent assessments, Professor Richard Burroughs explains why traditional management tec…

  • Coasts

    Coasts
    av Colin D. Woodroffe

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521011839

    Coasts are some of the most rapidly changing places on earth. Understanding the natural adjustments that occur between coastal landforms and the processes that influence them is essential for the better management of coastal resources. Coasts provid…

  • Living by the Rules of the Sea

    Living by the Rules of the Sea
    av David M. Bush

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822317968

    Living by the Rules of the Sea is a primer for people living along the nation's coastlines, those considering moving to the coast, or those who want a greater understanding of the risks and dangers posed by living at the seacoast. Published as part…

  • Living by the Rules of the Sea

    Living by the Rules of the Sea
    av David M. Bush

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318019

    Living by the Rules of the Sea is a primer for people living along the nation's coastlines, those considering moving to the coast, or those who want a greater understanding of the risks and dangers posed by living at the seacoast. Published as part…

  • Coastal Zone Management Imperative for Maritime Developing Nations

    Coastal Zone Management Imperative for Maritime Developing Nations
    av Bilal U. Haq

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792347651

    Anthropogenic transformation of the coastal zone continues at a steady pace, especially in the developing maritime countries, where coastal resources are often crucial to national economies. However, exploitation of these resources is often indiscri…

  • Managing European Coasts

    Managing European Coasts

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783540234548

    Coastal zones play a key role in Earth System functioning and form an "edge for society" providing a significant contribution to the life support systems. Goods and services derived from coastal systems depend strongly on multiple transboundary inte…

  • Coastal Dynamics '97

    Coastal Dynamics '97

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780784403211

    Contains papers presented at the third Coastal Dynamics Conference held in Plymouth, UK. This title covers: sand suspension; wave propagation in shallow water; boundary layers and mixing; sediment transport predictors; breaking waves; wave-current i…

  • Coastal Geomorphology

    Coastal Geomorphology
    av Eric Bird

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470517291

    Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas…

  • Coastal Geomorphology

    Coastal Geomorphology
    av Eric Bird

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470517307

    Coastal Geomorphology, Second Edition is a comprehensive and systematic introduction to this subject and demonstrates the dynamic nature of coastal landforms, providing a background for analytical planning and management strategies in coastal areas…

  • Coastal and Marine Geo-Information Systems

    Coastal and Marine Geo-Information Systems

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048152100

    The emphasis now placed on the concept of sediment cells as boundaries for coastal defence groups, and the development of SMPs, should help CPAs realise the importance of natural processes at the coast when designing defence and protection schemes.…

  • Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas

    Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402058011

    History has shown how powerful societies decline when natural resources are unable to be replenished. This book explores the challenges facing coastal areas during in the near future. It emphasizes beliefs that the convergence of seemingly disparate…

  • Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas

    Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402058004

    History has shown how powerful societies decline when natural resources are unable to be replenished. This book explores the challenges facing coastal areas during in the near future. It emphasizes beliefs that the convergence of seemingly disparate…

  • Strandens lilla värld : om småformer, mönster och processer på en sandstrand

    Strandens lilla värld : om småformer, mönster och processer på en sandstrand
    av Jan O Mattsson

    Häftad - 2012 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789174654363

    De flesta besökare av en sandstrand riktar uppmärksamheten främst mot företeelser som sandens och vattnets kvalitet och tillstånd, förekomster av tång och andra "störande" vattenväxter och klitternas utformning. Mera sällan noterar man de småformer…

  • Coastal and Shelf Sea Modelling

    Coastal and Shelf Sea Modelling
    av Philip P. G. Dyke

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792379959

    Since the computing revolution, modelling has become the most important way in which we further our knowledge about how the sea moves and how the processes in the sea operate. The coast and the continental shelf are two of the most important areas o…

  • Living with the Puerto Rico Shore

    Living with the Puerto Rico Shore
    av David M. Bush

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315902

    In this, the eighteenth title in Duke University Press's Living With the Shore series, the authors present a "user's guide" to the coastal zone of Puerto Rico. Presenting a geological appraisal of the history, dynamics, and hazards of the island's c…

  • Living with the Puerto Rico Shore

    Living with the Puerto Rico Shore
    av David M. Bush

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822315759

    In this, the eighteenth title in Duke University Press's Living With the Shore series, the authors present a "user's guide" to the coastal zone of Puerto Rico. Presenting a geological appraisal of the history, dynamics, and hazards of the island's c…

  • Living with the Coast of Maine

    Living with the Coast of Maine
    av Joseph T. Kelley

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822308645

    Maine is known for its rockbound coast and pristine shoreline. Yet there is more to this shore than rocky cliffs. This book describes the origin of the more common "soft coast" of eroding bluffs, sand beaches, and salt marshes. A central theme is th…

  • Living with the New Jersey Shore

    Living with the New Jersey Shore
    av Karl F. Nordstrom

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822306986

    This volume in the Living with the Shore series provides practical and specific information on the status of the nation's coast and useful guidelines that enable residents, visitors, and investors to live with and enjoy the shore without costly and…

  • Living with the New Jersey Shore

    Living with the New Jersey Shore
    av Karl F. Nordstrom

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822305439

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138915770

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global tr…

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138918436

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global tr…

  • How to Read a North Carolina Beach

    How to Read a North Carolina Beach
    av William J. Neal

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807855102

    Take a walk on the beach with three coastal experts who reveal the secrets and the science of the North Carolina shoreline. What makes sea foam? What are those tiny sand volcanoes along the waterline? You'll find the answers to these questions and d…

  • A Trip to the Beach

    A Trip to the Beach
    av Maddie Spalding

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503823761

  • The Beach Book

    The Beach Book
    av Carl H. Hobbs

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160544

    Waves and tides, wind and storms, sea-level rise and shore erosion: these are the forces that shape our beaches, and beach lovers of all stripes can benefit from learning more about how these coastal processes work. With animation and clarity, The B…

  • Coastal and Marine Geo-Information Systems

    Coastal and Marine Geo-Information Systems

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792356868

    The emphasis now placed on the concept of sediment cells as boundaries for coastal defence groups, and the development of SMPs, should help CPAs realise the importance of natural processes at the coast when designing defence and protection schemes.…