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By Barry Smith
Revealing the most fascinating stories of Earth's half a million islands, this book considers the unique geography, politics and economics of islands and their cultures. It traces their singular place in literature, religion and philosophy, and disentangles the myths and the facts to reveal why islands exert an insistent grip...
By Fi Martynoga
This handbook offers an inspirational resource for those who want to discover more about the thousands of miles of Scotland's spectacular coastline - from its stunning geology and diverse marine and bird life to its coastal culture, with its fishing ports, fresh cuisine, arts communities, ancient monuments and colourful local...
A Korean study suggests that future global warming may not always lead to an increase in the number of intense cyclones or the magnitude of associated storm surges.Past and recent storm surges arising at the dune coast of France call for improved assessment and management of a growing flood risk...
San Francisco Bay is the largest and most productive estuary on the Pacific Coast of North America. Focusing on human inhabitation of the Bay since Ohlone times, this title reveals the ongoing role of nature in shaping that history.
Climate change is now creating enhanced risks of coastal erosion through storms and rising sea levels. This text provides a comprehensive review of the entire coastline of Europe, and provides a comparative analysis of the various erosion problems and solutions from across the continent.
By J.P. Doody
This second publication in a series by the same author examines human influence on sand dunes in the main temperate coastal habitats. The volume explores the latest management options as well as their likely socio-economic and environmental outcomes.
By Eric Bird
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 that are subject to continuing changes.
By Cain Hegarty
Presents an illustrated history of the development of military defences on the Suffolk coast using data collected as part of the English Heritage national survey. This survey included examination of modern and historic aerial photographs.