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Sea Level Rise, Coastal Engineering, Shorelines and Tides $155.00
Editors: Linda L. Wright
Book Description:
Current sea level rise is due significantly to global warming, which will increase sea level over the coming century and longer periods. Increasing temperatures result in sea level rise by the thermal expansion of water and through the addition of water to the oceans from the melting of continental ice sheets. Values for predicted sea level rise over the course of this century typically range from 90 to 880 mm. This new book presents research data on sea level rise, coastal engineering, shorelines and tides, including the tides and topography of the Strait of Gibraltar; tidal energy use for the future and sea level variation along the Estonian coast of the Baltic Sea. Also discussed herein is the potential impacts of sea-level rise on the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts and coastal management of shorelines in Colombia, South America.

Table of Contents:
Preface

The Strait of Gibraltar: Tides, Topography and Associated Biological Effects
(D. Macías, F. Echevarría, M. Bruno, C.M. García, Departamento de Biología, Área de Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias del Mar y Ambientales, Universidad de Cádiz, Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain, and others) pp.1-46

Tidal Energy: Potential Energy in the Future
(Liu Li-qun, Taiyuan University of Science & Technology, Taiyuan, China) pp.47-82

The Statistical Distributions of Nearbed Wave Pressure, Orbital Velocity and Wave Period in Finite Coastal Water Depth
(Zai-Jin You, Coastal Unit, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water, Dangar, NSW, Australia) pp.83-104

Sea Level Variations along the Estonian Coast of the Baltic Sea
(Ülo Suursaar, Estonian Marine Institute, University of Tartu, Estonia) pp.105-122

Potential Impacts of Sea-Level Rise on the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico Coast of the United States
(Shuang-Ye Wu, Raymond Najjar, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, and others) pp.123-138

Shorelines in Colombia (South America)
(Jesus Olivero-Verbel, María Velez de Lopez, Katia Noguera-Oviedo, Environmental and Computational Chemistry Group, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Campus of Zaragocilla, University of Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia) pp.139-154

Protists in Intertidal Sandy Beaches
(Noriko Okamoto, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia) pp.155-170

Application of the Work-Energy Theorem for Computing Inundation from Long Gravity Waves
(G. Muraleedharan, C. Guedes Soares, T.S. Murty, Indu Jain, A.D. Rao, S.K. Dube, Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering (CENTEC), Technical University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal, and others)pp.171-190

Dynamical Mode Decomposition of Tidal Currents over the Main Sills of the Strait of Gibraltar
(A.Sanchez-Roman, F. Criado-Aldeanueva, J. Garcia-Lafuente, J.C. Sanchez-Garrido, J. Soto-Navarro, C. Naranjo, C. Calero, Physical Oceanography Group, University of Malaga, Spain)pp.191-204

The telluric field induced by tidal motion: a review of the Portuguese experience ^
(Fernando A. Monteiro Santos, Rita Nolasco, Martinho Marta-Almeida, António Soares, Ivo Bernardo, Rafael Luzio, Jesus Dubert and João M. Dias, Instituto Don Luíz-Laboratório Associado, Universidade de Lisboa,Campo Grande, Ed. C8, 1749-016 Lisboa,Portugal, and others)pp.205-234

An Evaluation of Global Tidal Models on the Inner Continental Shelf of Argentina, South America ^
(Walter Dragani, Enrique D’Onofrio, Monica Fiore, Walter Grismeyer and Fernando Oreiro, Servicio de Hidrografía Naval and ESCM-INUN, Av. Montes de Oca 2124 (C1270ABV) Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others) pp.235-250

A Simulation Model for Coral Reef Formation: Reef Topographies and Growth Patterns Responding to Relative Sea-Level Histories
(Takashi Nakamura, Toru Nakamori, Department of Natural History Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, and others) pp.251-262

Sea Level Trend Changes in the Ionian Sea in Relation to the Eastern Mediterranean Transient
(J. Soto-Navarro, J. Del Río Vera, F. Criado-Aldeanueva, J. García-Lafuente, C. Naranjo-Rosa, C. Calero-Quesada, A. Sanchez-Roman, Physical Oceanography Group, University of Malaga, Spain)pp.263-268

Characteristic and Moment Generating Functions of Generalised Extreme Value Distribution (GEV)
(G. Muraleedharan, C. Guedes Soares, Claudia Lucas, Centre for Marine Technology and Engineering (CENTEC), Technical University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal)pp.269-276

Model-Based Clustering of Extreme Sea Level Heights
(Manuel G. Scotto, Susana M. Barbosa, Andres M. Alonso, Departamento de Matematica, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, and others)pp.277-294

Neural-Network Modeling and Data Analysis Techniques in Coastal Hydrodynamic Studies: A Review
(Agnieszka Herman, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdansk, Poland) pp.295-318

Index pp.319-328

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      Oceanography and Ocean Engineering
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 328.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-029-4
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