Management of the Effects of Coastal Storms : Policy, Scientific and Historical Perspectives.

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Author / Creator: Quevauviller, Philippe.
Other Authors / Creators:Ciavola, Paolo.
Garnier, Emmanuel.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. Coastal Storms and Flooding: Regulatory Framework and Science-Policy Interactions -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Natural hazards and risks in coastal zones: needs to build-up a "culture of risks" -- 1.2.1. Introduction -- 1.2.2. Contribution of environmental policy to the development of a "culture of risks" -- 1.2.3. Toward an integrated management of coastal zones -- 1.2.4. Regional instruments -- 1.2.5. Emerging "culture of risk" beyond the environment legal framework? -- 1.2.6. Ecosystem services: a new orientation of environmental policies or an opportunity of risk socialization? -- 1.2.7. The international society facing (coastal) natural hazards: between protection of human rights and challenges of international security -- 1.3. Policy background -- 1.3.1. International policies -- 1.3.2. EU policies -- 1.4. Science-policy interactions -- 1.4.1. Scientific foundation of coastal risk policies -- 1.4.2. EU Scientific framework in support of coastal risk-related policies -- 1.4.3. Identification of research needs in the coastal risk-related policy sectors -- 1.4.4. Interactions with the scientific community -- 1.4.5. Science-based development of an integrated coastal risks policy -- 1.5. Research trends -- 1.5.1. Introduction -- 1.5.2. EU-funded instruments -- 1.5.3. Examples of research trends -- 1.6. Science-policy interfacing -- 1.6.1. Linking different actors -- 1.6.2. Governance and knowledge transfer -- 1.6.3. Networking needs -- 1.6.4. Who are the users of research? -- 1.6.5. Building-up of a "Community of Users" -- 1.7. Conclusions -- 2. Techniques for the Assessment of Coastal Storm Risk -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Definition of coastal risk -- 2.3. Hazard time series in Europe and beyond -- 2.3.1. Short term: hours to days -- 2.3.2. Medium- and long term. 
505 8 |a 2.4. Evaluation of coastal vulnerability -- 2.4.1. Evaluation on the basis of critical thresholds -- 2.4.2. Coastal risk maps -- 2.4.3. Topographic and bathymetric surveys -- 2.4.4. Estimation of wave parameters -- 2.4.5. Wave set-up -- 2.4.6. Wave run-up -- 2.4.7. Numerical models for beach dynamics -- 2.4.8. Development of vulnerability zones -- 2.4.9. Development of damage curves -- 2.4.10. Input-output economic model -- 2.4.11. Climate change scenario and predicted losses -- 2.5. Toward disaster risk reduction -- 2.5.1. Monitoring the storm impact -- 2.5.2. Operational Early Warning Systems for surges -- 2.5.3. Operational Early Warning Systems for beach morphological changes -- 2.6. Outlook for the future: a EU-wide system? -- 2.7. Conclusions -- 3. Xynthia, February 2010: Autopsy of a Foreseable Catastrophe -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Scenario of the crisis -- 3.2.1. French coastlines -- 3.2.2. La Faute-sur-Mer: "martyred" city -- 3.2.3. The "unprecedented dogma" -- 3.3. The historical verdict -- 3.3.1. At the national and European levels -- 3.3.2. The example of La Faute-sur-Mer -- 3.4. The construction of the coastal vulnerability -- 3.4.1. The time of the precautionary principle (Middle Age - 1900) -- 3.4.2. The choice to live close to the sea (1900-2016) -- 3.4.3. A national symbol: La Faute-sur-Mer -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index -- Other titles from iSTE in Earth Systems − Environmental Engineering -- EULA. 
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