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By Barbara Zanuttigh,Robert J. Nicholls,Jean-Paul Vanderlinden,Richard C. Thompson,Hans Falk Burcharth

ISBN-10: 0123973104

ISBN-13: 9780123973108

Existing coastal administration and protection methods should not well matched to satisfy the demanding situations of weather swap and comparable uncertanities. pros during this box desire a extra dynamic, systematic and multidisciplinary technique. Written by way of a global staff of specialists, Coastal chance administration in a altering Climate offers cutting edge, multidisciplinary most sensible practices for mitigating the consequences of weather switch on coastal buildings. in response to the Theseus application, the publication comprises 8 learn websites throughout Europe, with particular recognition to the main susceptible coastal environments equivalent to deltas, estuaries and wetlands, the place many huge towns and business components are located.

  • Integrated danger evaluation instruments for contemplating the consequences of weather swap and comparable uncertainties
  • Presents most up-to-date insights on coastal engineering defenses
  • Provides built-in guidance for developing optimum mitigation measures
  • Provides at once appropriate instruments for the layout of mitigation measures
  • Highlights socio-economic views in coastal mitigation

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