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Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts

Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts
  • Author : Daniel Friess,Frida Sidik
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-12-05
  • Total pages :650
  • ISBN : 9780128175101
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Summary : Dynamic Sedimentary Environments of Mangrove Coasts provides knowledge on the importance of sedimentary dynamics in managing mangrove forests. In the first part of the book, the editors seamlessly offer a general introduction of mangrove sedimentary dynamics. This leads into more in-depth information on soil surface elevation change, sea level rise, and the importance of sedimentary dynamics in the loss or gain of blue carbon. The book concludes the discussion of mangrove sedimentary dynamics by addressing the issues of climate change (e.g. sea level rise and blue carbon) on mangrove restoration and sediment. This book will assist coastal managers and academics in addressing the gaps in mangrove restoration and coastal management. As such, it will be a valuable reference for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, academics in the field of coastal restoration, and coastal management practitioners. Provides a state-of-the-art summary of research into sedimentary dynamics in mangrove forests Includes updates on issues of climate change-relevant to mangroves, such as blue carbon and sea level rise Presents scientific background and successful case studies for mangrove restoration that can solve problems relating to mangrove management

Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia

Mangrove Ecosystems of Asia
  • Author : I. Faridah-Hanum,A. Latiff,Khalid Rehman Hakeem,Munir Ozturk
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-01
  • Total pages :473
  • ISBN : 9781461485827
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Summary : The book provides an up-to-date account of mangrove forests from Asia, together with restoration techniques, and the management requirements of these ecosystems to ensure their sustainability and conservation. All aspects of mangroves and their conservation are critically re-examined. The book is divided into three sections presenting the distribution and status of mangrove ecosystems in Asia, the challenges they are facing, their issues and opportunities, and the management strategies for their conservation.

Sedimentary Coastal Zones from High to Low Latitudes

Sedimentary Coastal Zones from High to Low Latitudes
  • Author : I.P. Martini,H.R. Wanless
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-10-24
  • Total pages :600
  • ISBN : 9781862393745
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Summary : We live in a world where the loss of sea ice and thawing of coastal grounds in the north, and renewed marine transgression and an increase in the frequency of extreme weather events globally, are becoming commonplace. This volume presents a timely examination of coasts, the geological environment at particular risk, as global warming brings on this new reality. In 23 papers, low lying, mainly siliciclastic coasts are reviewed, described and analysed, under a variety of climates in quasi-stable tectonic settings along passive, trailing-continental edges from Polar Regions to the Tropics. Examples include coast of the Arctic seas, temperate to tropical eastern shores of the Americas, western Portugal, Mediterranean, Persian Gulf, South Africa and Australia. The entire coastal zone (landscape) is considered ranging from geophysical processes and products to biological entities including the adaption of Native People in various climatic zones. Knowledge of the state of the coasts now, and how the coastal plain has evolved since Late Pleistocene, is crucial for any realistic planning for the future.

Coastal Zone Management Imperative for Maritime Developing Nations

Coastal Zone Management Imperative for Maritime Developing Nations
  • Author : B.U. Haq,Syed M. Haq,Gunnar Kullenberg,Jan H. Stel
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997-11-30
  • Total pages :394
  • ISBN : 079234765X
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Summary : 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 indiscriminate, ill planned, or carried out without adequate scientific knowledge. This leads to rapid resource depletion, and often irreversible environmental degradation. The 1992 Rio de Janeiro UN Conference on Environment and Development recognized the expediency of an integrated and sustainable use of all coastal resources, functions and services grounded on sound scientific data. The present volume is based on the 1994 international workshop Integrated Coastal Zone Management, and brings together contributions by leading specialists both on basic concepts and on applications of coastal management. The work is divided into six parts, dealing with the conceptual framework of ICZM; regional and global aspects of coastal management; environmental assessment in ICZM; capacity building and technology transfer; monitoring and environmental analysis; and case studies and status of ICZM plans. The book also incorporates an interactive ICZM planning module, COSMO, which can be of use in designing a management plan for a coast. Attention is also given to long-term environmental effects of present-day actions. It is hoped that COSMO will prove an additional learning tool for ICZM practitioners and enhance the value of the book. This work is intended to give a broad coverage of conceptual and technical aspects of ICZM, and will be of use to operational executives as well as students of ICZM, environmental economists, policy-makers and senior managers in the international development agencies and governmental and non-governmental organizations. It can be recommended as a textbook and as a reference work.

Muddy Coasts of the World

Muddy Coasts of the World
  • Author : Terry R. Healy,Ying Wang,Judy-Ann Healy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :542
  • ISBN : 0444510192
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Summary : The SCOR (Scientific Committee on Ocean Research of ICSU) Working Group 106 was tasked with reviewing the geomorphic, sedimentary and oceanographic dynamics of muddy costs, assessing the impact of sea level rise on muddy coasts, especially in estuaries, and to recommend future research pathways relating to muddy coasts. This book addresses these questions and includes chapters on the research issues of muddy coasts, the definition of muddy coasts, sea level rise effects on muddy coasts, fundamental dynamic processes effecting muddy coast formation, the role of mangrove and salt marsh vegetation, bio-geochemistry of muddy coast deposits, storm surge effects on muddy coasts, human impacts on muddy coasts, and a detailed geographical review of muddy coasts of the world. The volume presents examples of muddy coasts sedimentation from many different environments of the world including the broad expanse muddy coast of China, muddy coasts of continental trailing edges (the Americas), muddy coasts in seasonally ice covered environments, muddy coasts in areas of tropical coral reefs, muddy coasts from the tropics, muddy coasts resulting from large river discharges, and muddy coasts of mid-latitude oceanic islands.

Workshop Report on the Environmental Implications of Global Change

Workshop Report on the Environmental Implications of Global Change
  • Author : International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. General Assembly
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1992
  • Total pages :164
  • ISBN : 2831700892
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Aerial Photographic Analysis of Coastal and Estuarine Mangrove System Dynamics of the Everglades National Park, Florida, in Response to Hurricanes

Aerial Photographic Analysis of Coastal and Estuarine Mangrove System Dynamics of the Everglades National Park, Florida, in Response to Hurricanes
  • Author : Bärbel G. Bischof
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :302
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105110001224
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Environmental Geochemistry in Tropical and Subtropical Environments

Environmental Geochemistry in Tropical and Subtropical Environments
  • Author : Luiz Drude de Lacerda,Ricardo Erthal Santelli,Egbert K. Duursma,Jorge Joao Abrao
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-06-29
  • Total pages :385
  • ISBN : 9783662070604
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Summary : This book incorporates twenty contributions on diverse aspects of the environmental geochemistry in tropical and sub-tropical environments, drawing together extensive original research not readily available elsewhere. Coverage includes intercontinental comparisons drawn on paleoclimatology, environmental impacts of mining and geochemistry of continetal shelf sediments.

Environmental Sedimentology

Environmental Sedimentology
  • Author : Chris Perry,Kevin Taylor
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-03-12
  • Total pages :460
  • ISBN : 9781444309003
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Summary : Environmental Sedimentology provides a comprehensive introduction to this rapidly expanding field which addresses the functioning and dynamics of contemporary sediment systems and how these systems respond to a range of both natural and anthropogenically-induced disturbance events. considers a range of sedimentary environments; mountain and upland, fluvial, lacustrine, arid, urban, deltaic and estuarine, temperate coastal, tropical coastal, and continental shelf aspects of sediment management and remediation are also considered as are the potential impacts of on-going and future climatic and environmental change Readership: advanced level undergraduates in earth science, environmental science and physical geography, and graduate students in the earth and environmental sciences with an interest in contemporary sediment systems

The Energetics of Mangrove Forests

The Energetics of Mangrove Forests
  • Author : Daniel Alongi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-01-18
  • Total pages :216
  • ISBN : 9781402042713
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Summary : Despite their importance in sustaining livelihoods for many people living along some of the world’s most populous coastlines, tropical mangrove forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Occupying a crucial place between land and sea, these tidal ecosystems provide a valuable ecological and economic resource as important nursery grounds and breeding sites for many organisms, and as a renewable source of wood and traditional foods and medicines. Perhaps most importantly, they are accumulation sites for sediment, contaminants, carbon and nutrients, and offer significant protection against coastal erosion. This book presents a functional overview of mangrove forest ecosystems; how they live and grow at the edge of tropical seas, how they play a critical role along most of the world’s tropical coasts, and how their future might look in a world affected by climate change. Such a process-oriented approach is necessary in order to further understand the role of these dynamic forests in ecosystem function, and as a first step towards developing adequate strategies for their conservation and sustainable use and management. The book will provide a valuable resource for researchers in mangrove ecology as well as reference for resource managers.

Estuarine Ecology

Estuarine Ecology
  • Author : John W. Day, Jr.,W. Michael Kemp,Alejandro Yáñez-Arancibia,Byron C. Crump
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-09-19
  • Total pages :568
  • ISBN : 9781118391914
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Summary : 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 of world experts from the estuarine science community, this long-awaited, full-color edition includes new chapters covering phytoplankton, seagrasses, coastal marshes, mangroves, benthic algae, Integrated Coastal Zone Management techniques, and the effects of global climate change. It also features an entriely new section on estuarine ecosystem processes, trophic webs, ecosystem metabolism, and the interactions between estuaries and other ecosystems such as wetlands and marshes

Sediment Dynamics for a Changing Future

Sediment Dynamics for a Changing Future
  • Author : Kazimierz Banasik
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :376
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105133383666
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Asia-Pacific Coasts and Their Management

Asia-Pacific Coasts and Their Management
  • Author : Nobuo Mimura
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-01-14
  • Total pages :367
  • ISBN : 9781402036255
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Summary : The Asia and Pacific region is home to the world’s largest concentration of coral reefs and mangroves. It accommodates two-thirds of the world’s human population and its economic activities have the highest growth rate in the world. This book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art understanding on the drivers, state, and responses to the coastal environmental changes in the Asia and Pacific region. It provides important perspectives on the subject for researchers.

The Potential Effects of Global Climate Change on the United States

The Potential Effects of Global Climate Change on the United States
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UVA:35007000965529
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Annual Report - National Institute of Oceanography

Annual Report - National Institute of Oceanography
  • Author : National Institute of Oceanography (India)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCBK:C100670143
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Land-ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone

Land-ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone
  • Author : John Pernetta,John D. Milliman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :215
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105016307899
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The Human Impact on the Natural Environment

The Human Impact on the Natural Environment
  • Author : Andrew S. Goudie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-04-02
  • Total pages :424
  • ISBN : 9781118578254
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Summary : The seventh edition of this classic student text explores the multitude of impacts that humans have had over time upon vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms and the atmosphere. It also looks into the future and considers the ways in which climate changes and modifications in land cover may change the environment in coming decades. Extensively re-written, it contains many new statistical tables, figures, and references. It is essential reading for undergraduates in geography and environmental science, and for those who want a thorough, wide-ranging and balanced overview of the impacts of humans upon natural processes and systems from the Stone Age to the Anthropocene and who wish to understand the major environmental issues that concern the human race at the present time. Additional resources for this book can be found at: www.wiley.com/go/goudiehumanimpact.

Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Zone Environments

Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Zone Environments
  • Author : AL. Ramanathan,Prosun Bhattacharya,Thorsten Dittmar,B. Prasad,B. Neupane
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-12-28
  • Total pages :282
  • ISBN : 9048130689
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Summary : Coastal areas face increasing pressures from land use change, developmental activities, shoreline erosion, biodiversity losses and natural calamities. This volume addresses these issues facilitating the integrated analysis of the sustainability of coastal zones. The contributors have tried to focus their respective works on the problems that need urgent attention relevant to present day issues. Coastal Zone Management and its sustainability strategy should safeguard ecological security of the coastal areas, avoid pollution as well as exploitation of living and non living aquatic resources, protecting also the agrarian community and avian population and other floral and faunal breeding grounds. Articles have been selected on the basis of sound scientific findings hoping that it will help in developing meaningful regulations for future sustainable coastal management zone.

Oceanic Abstracts

Oceanic Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UVA:X006072914
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Living on the Edge of the Gulf

Living on the Edge of the Gulf
  • Author : David M. Bush,Norma J. Longo,William J. Neal,Luciana S. Esteves,Orrin H. Pilkey,Deborah F. Pilkey,Craig A. Webb
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :340
  • ISBN : UVA:35007004602094
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Summary : A new look at the West Florida and Alabama Gulf shoreline, in the context of burgeoning development and revised coastal regulations.

Anais Da Academia Brasileira de Ciências

Anais Da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
  • Author : Academia Brasileira de Ciências
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105113521889
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