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Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures

Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures Book
Author : Stephen J. Hawkins,Hans Falk Burcharth,Barbara Zanuttigh,Alberto Lamberti
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-07-07
ISBN : 9780080555829
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The effect of manmade activities is primarily local but can extend far away from the location of intervention. This underlines the importance of establishing coastal zone management plans covering large stretches of coastlines. In recent years, interest in Low Crested Structures (coastal defense structures with a low-crest) has been growing together with awareness of the sensitivity to environmental impacts produced by coastal defenses. The relation between wave climate, beach erosion, beach defence means, habitat changes and beach value, which clearly exists based on EC research results, suggests the necessity of an integrated approach when designing coastal protection schemes. In accordance with this need, the present design guidelines cover structure stability and construction problems, hydro and morphodynamic effects, environmental effects (colonisation of the structure and water quality), societal and economic impacts (recreational benefits, swimming safety, beach quality). Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures is specifically dedicated to Low Crested Structures, and provides methodological tools both for the engineering design of structures and for the prediction of performance and environmental impacts of such structures. A briefing of current best practice for local and national planning authorities, statutory agencies and other stakeholders in the coastal zone is also covered. Presented in a generic way, this book is appropriate throughout the European Union, taking into account current European Commission policy and directives for the promotion of sustainable development and integrated coastal zone management. Fills the gap between engineering and ecology in coastal defense planning Shows the reader how to perform an integrated design of coastal defense schemes Presents latest insights on hydro-morphodynamics induced by structures Provides directly applicable tools for the design of low crested structures Highlights socio-economic perspectives in coastal defense design

Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures

Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780080555522
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The effect of manmade activities is primarily local but can extend far away from the location of intervention. This underlines the importance of establishing coastal zone management plans covering large stretches of coastlines. In recent years, interest in Low Crested Structures (coastal defense structures with a low-crest) has been growing together with awareness of the sensitivity to environmental impacts produced by coastal defenses. The relation between wave climate, beach erosion, beach defence means, habitat changes and beach value, which clearly exists based on EC research results, suggests the necessity of an integrated approach when designing coastal protection schemes. In accordance with this need, the present design guidelines cover structure stability and construction problems, hydro and morphodynamic effects, environmental effects (colonisation of the structure and water quality), societal and economic impacts (recreational benefits, swimming safety, beach quality). Environmental Design Guidelines for Low Crested Coastal Structures is specifically dedicated to Low Crested Structures, and provides methodological tools both for the engineering design of structures and for the prediction of performance and environmental impacts of such structures. A briefing of current best practice for local and national planning authorities, statutory agencies and other stakeholders in the coastal zone is also covered. Presented in a generic way, this book is appropriate throughout the European Union, taking into account current European Commission policy and directives for the promotion of sustainable development and integrated coastal zone management. * Fills the gap between engineering and ecology in coastal defense planning * Shows the reader how to perform an integrated design of coastal defense schemes * Presents latest insights on hydro-morphodynamics induced by structures * Provides directly applicable tools for the design of low crested structures * Highlights socio-economic perspectives in coastal defense design.

Environmental Design Guidelines of Low Crested Coastal Defence Structures

Environmental Design Guidelines of Low Crested Coastal Defence Structures Book
Author : Hans F. Burcharth,Alberto Lamberti
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9788837115555
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Environmental Design Guidelines of Low Crested Coastal Defence Structures book written by Hans F. Burcharth,Alberto Lamberti, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection

Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection Book
Author : Claus Zimmermann,Robert G. Dean,Valeri Penchev,Henk Jan Verhagen
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2006-03-30
ISBN : 140203301X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Coast lines have been and still are the central lines of civilization around the world with still increasing pressure from both sides – the hinterland and the sea – with all its foreseeable and unforeseeable impacts by means of nature or mankind. While the response of nature to such impacts is flexible in the way that all morphological changes with all the consequences are tolerated as part of the system, humanity cannot tolerate short-term or long-term changes without being threatened in its physical and economical existence. The objectives of this Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on Environmentally Friendly Coastal Structures were: - to contribute to the critical assessment of existing knowledge in the field of coastal and environmental protection; - to identify directions for future research in that area; - to promote close working relationships between scientists from different countries and with different professional experience. The latest trends in research on coastal and environmental protection were summarized and developed during the meeting. Seventeen papers are presented in this book, attempting to cover all related aspects as completely as possible – coast, engineering structures, water, sediments, ecosystems in their complicated interaction.

Coastal Structures 2007

Coastal Structures 2007 Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-12-04
ISBN : 9814467073
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Coastal Structures 2011

Coastal Structures 2011 Book
Author : Shigeo Takahashi,Masahiko Isobe,Nobuhisa Kobayashi,Ken-ichiro Shimosako
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2013-04-04
ISBN : 9814412228
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Coastal Structures are undergoing renewal and innovation to better serve the needs of our society, from environmental co-existence and habitat enhancement to risk management. The CSt2011 conference is the sixth in a series that highlights coastal disaster preparedness and ocean utilization in a changing climate. The conferences have frequently yielded milestone works and highly cited references in the field. Contents:Volume 1:THESEUS-Coastal Risks in a Changing ClimateSea Level RiseWave Overtopping SimulatorCoastal Structure ProjectNumerical SimulationsOcean EnergyRubble Mound & Berm BreakwatersMovable StructuresWave-Structure InteractionWave ForceWave Runup and OvertoppingRubble Mound Breakwater & Wave TransmissionProbabilistic Design & Life Cycle EvaluationWave & Vertical Breakwater InteractionVolume 2:Artificial BlocksStability of BlocksNumerical ModelingNumerical Wave-Structure InteractionWave-Seabed-Structure InteractionCoastal EnvironmentStorm DisasterDesign Wave & Storm SurgeGeotextile & Concrete MattressConstruction & RehabilitationCase StudiesTsunami Wave ForceTsunami Prevention MeasuresTsunami Simulation & ObservationShore ProtectionErosion & Sediment TransportGeotechnical DesignPoster Sessions Readership: Graduates and researcher in coastal engineering, ocean engineering, civil engineering and environmental engineering.Keywords:Coastal Structure;Storm;Tsunami;Coastal Disaster;Ocean EnergyKey Features:Multidisciplinary topics from coastal disaster prevention to ocean energy utilizationNewest research results at the forefront of the fieldMany world-reknowned authors

Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate

Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate Book
Author : Barbara Zanuttigh,Robert J. Nicholls,Jean-Paul Vanderlinden,Richard C. Thompson,Hans Falk Burcharth
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2014-10-28
ISBN : 0123973317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 Management 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. Integrated risk assessment tools for considering the effects of climate change and related uncertainties Presents latest insights on coastal engineering defenses Provides integrated guidelines for setting up optimal mitigation measures Provides directly applicable tools for the design of mitigation measures Highlights socio-economic perspectives in coastal mitigation

Climate Change Coasts and Coastal Risk

Climate Change  Coasts and Coastal Risk Book
Author : Roshanka Ranasinghe,Ruben Jongejan
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2019-01-08
ISBN : 3038974811
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Climate Change, Coasts and Coastal Risk" that was published in JMSE

Handbook of Coastal and Ocean Engineering

Handbook of Coastal and Ocean Engineering Book
Author : Kim Young C
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 1998-05-13
ISBN : 9813204036
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The handbook contains a comprehensive compilation of topics that are at the forefront of many of the technical advances in ocean waves, coastal, and ocean engineering. More than 110 internationally recognized authorities in the field of coastal and ocean engineering have contributed articles in their areas of expertise to this handbook. These international luminaries are from highly respected universities and renowned research and consulting organizations around the world.

Coastal and Ocean Engineering Practice

Coastal and Ocean Engineering Practice Book
Author : Young C. Kim
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9814360570
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Successful coastal and ocean engineering projects rely on practical experience with technical tools and knowledge available to the engineer. Often, problems arise from projects that are too complex for theoretical description, which require that engineers exercise sound judgment in addition to reliance on past practical experience. This book focuses on the latest technology applied in design and construction, effective engineering methodology, unique projects and problems, design and construction challenges, and other lessons learned. In addition, unique practices in planning, design, construction, maintenance, and performance of coastal and ocean projects will be explored.

Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice

Ecosystem Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice Book
Author : Fabrice G. Renaud,Karen Sudmeier-Rieux,Marisol Estrella,Udo Nehren
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-08-19
ISBN : 3319436333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a compilation of recent developments in the field of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaption (Eco-DRR/CCA) globally. It provides further evidence that ecosystem-based approaches make economic sense, and showcases how research has progressively filled knowledge gaps about translating this concept into practice. It presents a number of methods, and tools that illustrate how Eco-DRR/CCA has been applied for various ecosystems and hazard contexts around the world. It also discusses how innovative institutional arrangements and policies are shaping the field of Eco-DRR/CCA. The book is of relevance to scientists, practitioners, policy-makers and students in the field of ecosystem management for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.

Ocean Sustainability in the 21st Century

Ocean Sustainability in the 21st Century Book
Author : Salvatore Aricò
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2015-04-02
ISBN : 1316300773
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Describing the emerging and unresolved issues related to the oceans and the marine environment, this book presents the developments made in marine science and policy since the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and implications for the sustainable management of ocean areas and resources. This comprehensive volume also provides a number of scientific, policy, and legal tools to address such issues, and to ensure better science-based management of the oceans. Topics covered include the impacts of human-induced climate change on the oceans, the marine genetic resources debate, the current legal framework for the oceans, and a comparative study of the legal issues associated with outer space. Including practical examples and worldwide case studies, this book is a valuable resource for policy makers, students and academics, in marine science and policy, ocean affairs, and the law of the sea.

Lock Gates and Other Closures in Hydraulic Projects

Lock Gates and Other Closures in Hydraulic Projects Book
Author : Ryszard Daniel,Tim Paulus
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2018-11-27
ISBN : 0128096136
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lock Gates and Other Closures in Hydraulic Projects shares the authors practical experience in design, engineering, management and other relevant aspects with regard to hydraulic gate projects. This valuable reference on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of navigation lock gates, movable closures of weirs, flood barriers, and gates for harbor and shipyard docks provides systematic coverage on all structural types of hydraulic gates, the selection of gate types, and their advantages and disadvantages. The discussion includes the latest views in new domains, such as environmental impact of hydraulic gate projects, sustainability assessments, relation with the issues of global climate change, handling accidents and calamities, and the bases of asset management. Heavily illustrated, this reference provides a generous amount of case studies based on the author’s own and their colleagues’ experiences from recent projects in Europe, America and other continents. Presents extensive coverage of the operational profiles of hydraulic closures, including gates in navigation locks, movable closures on river weirs, closures of flood barriers, spillway closures and valves, and more Outlines the different structural types of hydraulic gates, including miter gates, vertical lift gates, flap and hinged crest gates, radial gates, rolling and barge gates, sector gates and many other Clearly outlines the selection process for gates for navigation locks, river weirs, flood barriers, hydroelectric plants, shipyard docks and other hydraulic structures Provides comprehensive discussion of design loads and other actions to which hydraulic gates may be subjected during their service life, followed by an overview of analysis methods and tools Addresses the newest challenges and concerns in hydraulic gate projects, such as environmental impact of hydraulic gate projects, risk-based design, sustainability issues, handling accidents and calamities, and gate maintenance in view of asset management Presents the experiences from many recent projects in Europe and America, including the rolling gates in large European sea locks, gates in the Panama Canal new locks, flood barriers in New Orleans and the Netherlands

Marine Ecosystems

Marine Ecosystems Book
Author : Tasman P. Crowe,Christopher L. J. Frid
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2015-06-18
ISBN : 1107037670
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A critical synthesis of key concepts for understanding human impacts on marine ecosystems and for decision-making based on ecosystem services.

Valuing Ecosystem Services

Valuing Ecosystem Services Book
Author : K N Ninan
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2014-08-29
ISBN : 1781955166
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This thought provoking book draws together prominent international authorities to discuss the key methodological issues and challenges in valuing ecosystem services. Covering a cross-section of ecosystems and services in different sites, countries and

Oceanography and Marine Biology

Oceanography and Marine Biology Book
Author : R.N. Hughes,D. J. Hughes,I. P. Smith,A.C. Dale
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-11-25
ISBN : 1315351560
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues create a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes more than 50 years ago. Its objectives are to consider, annually, the basic areas of marine research, returning to them when appropriate in future volumes; to deal with subjects of special and topical importance; and to add new subjects as they arise. The favourable reception and complimentary reviews accorded to all the volumes shows that the series is fulfilling a very real need. Volume 54 follows closely the objectives and style of the earlier volumes, continuing to regard the marine sciences—with all their various aspects—as a unity. Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of marine science are dealt with by experts actively engaged in these fields. The series is an essential reference text for researchers and students in all fields of marine science and related subjects, and it finds a place in libraries of universities, marine laboratories, research institutes and government departments. It is consistently among the highest ranking series in terms of impact factor in the marine biology category of the citation indices compiled by the Institute for Scientific Information/Web of Science.

Oceanography and Marine Biology

Oceanography and Marine Biology Book
Author : S. J. Hawkins,A. L. Allcock,A. E. Bates,L. B. Firth,I. P. Smith,S. E. Swearer,P. A. Todd
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-08-02
ISBN : 042964356X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review remains one of the most cited sources in marine science and oceanography. The ever increasing interest in work in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues, especially global climate change and its impacts, creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing the results of recent research. This volume covers topics that include resting cysts from coastal marine plankton, facilitation cascades in marine ecosystems, and the way that human activities are rapidly altering the sensory landscape and behaviour of marine animals. For more than 50 years, OMBAR has been an essential reference for research workers and students in all fields of marine science. From Volume 57 a new international Editorial Board ensures global relevance, with editors from the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia and Singapore. The series volumes find a place in the libraries of not only marine laboratories and institutes, but also universities. Previous volume Impact Factors include: Volume 53, 4.545. Volume 54, 7.000. Volume 55, 5.071. Guidelines for contributors, including information on illustration requirements, can be downloaded on the Downloads/Updates tab on the volume's CRC Press webpage. Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 7 of this book are freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. The links can be found on the book's Routledge web page at https://www.routledge.com//9780367134150

Construction Biotechnology

Construction Biotechnology Book
Author : Volodymyr Ivanov,Viktor Stabnikov
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-10-20
ISBN : 9811014450
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book presents the first comprehensive text on construction biomaterials and bioprocesses. It details aspects of construction biotechnology, a new interdisciplinary area involving applications of environmental and industrial microbiology and biotechnology in geotechnical and civil engineering. It also critically reviews all existing and potential construction biotechnology processes. It discusses a number of topics including the biotechnological production of new construction materials such as self-healing concrete, construction biocomposites, construction bioplastics, and biotechnological admixtures to cement. It also addresses construction-related processes like biocementation, bioclogging, soil surface fixation and biosealing, microbial cements and grouts, the biocoating of construction material surfaces, the microbiology and biosafety of the construction environment, the prevention of biocorrosion as well as biodeterioration and biofouling in civil engineering. Biomediated precipitation of calcium, magnesium, and iron compounds as carbonates, phosphates, sulphides, and silicate minerals in soil for its clogging and strengthening are considered from geotechnical, chemical, and microbiological points of view. It offers an overview of the basic microbiology that will enable civil engineers to perform the construction biogeochemical processes. Design principles and considerations for different field implementations are discussed from a practical point of view. The book can be used as a textbook for graduate and senior undergraduate students in biotechnology, civil engineering and environmental engineering as well as a reference book for researchers and practitioners working in this new interdisciplinary area.

Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future

Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future Book
Author : Noor Amila Wan Abdullah Zawawi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-12-01
ISBN : 1498781519
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Conference on Civil, Offshore & Environmental Engineering (ICCOEE2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15-17 August 2016), under the banner of World Engineering, Science & Technology Congress (ESTCON2016). The ICCOEE series of conferences started in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2012, and the second event of the series took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2014. This conference series deals with the civil, offshore & environmental engineering field, addressing the following topics: • Environmental and Water Resources Engineering • Coastal and Offshore Engineering • Structures and Materials • Construction and Project Management • Highway, Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering and Geo-informatics This book is an essential reading for academic, engineers and all professionals involved in the area of civil, offshore and environmental engineering.

Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate

Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate Book
Author : Barbara Zanuttigh,Robert Nicholls,Jean-Paul Vanderlinden,Hans Falk Burcharth,Richard Thompson
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release : 2014-10-23
ISBN : 9780123973108
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 Management 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. Integrated risk assessment tools for considering the effects of climate change and related uncertainties Presents latest insights on coastal engineering defenses Provides integrated guidelines for setting up optimal mitigation measures Provides directly applicable tools for the design of mitigation measures Highlights socio-economic perspectives in coastal mitigation