Management of the effects of coastal storms policy, scientific and historical perspectives /

"A large part of the world's coastlines consists of sandy beaches and dunes that may undergo dramatic changes during storms. Extreme storm events in some cases dominate the erosion history of the coastline and may have dramatic impacts on densely populated coastal areas. Policy, research a...

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Authors / Creators: Quevauviller, Ph. (Author), Ciavola, Paolo, 1964- (Author), Garnier, Emmanuel (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Ciavola, Paolo, 1964- author.
Garnier, Emmanuel, author.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Imprint: London, UK : ISTE Ltd ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2017.
Series:Focus series (London, England)
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Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Coastal storms and flooding : regulatory framework and science--policy interactions
  • Techniques for the assessment of coastal storm risk
  • Xynthia, February 2010 : autopsy of a foreseable catastrophe
  • Conclusion.