Coastal risk management in a changing climate

"Existing coastal management and defense approaches are not well suited to meet the challenges of climate change and related uncertanities. Professionals in this field need a more dynamic, systematic and multidisciplinary approach. Written by an international group of experts, Coastal Risk Asse...

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Other Authors: Zanuttigh, Barbara (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Kidlington, England Butterworth-Heinemann 2015©2015, 2015
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Collection: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"Existing coastal management and defense approaches are not well suited to meet the challenges of climate change and related uncertanities. Professionals in this field need a more dynamic, systematic and multidisciplinary approach. Written by an international group of experts, Coastal Risk Assessment and Mitigation in a Changing Climate provides innovative, multidisciplinary best practices for mitigating the effects of climate change on coastal structures. Based on the Theseus program, the book includes eight study sites across Europe, with specific attention to the most vulnerable coastal environments such as deltas, estuaries and wetlands, where many large cities and industrial areas are located"--
Item Description:Includes index
Physical Description:online resource (671 pages) illustrations, tables
ISBN:0123973317
9780123973313
9780123973108