Environmental Science in the Coastal Zone: Issues for Further Research

Environmental Science in the Coastal Zone: Issues for Further Research

By: National Academy of Sciences (author), National Research Council (author), Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources (author), Division on Earth and Life Studies (author)Paperback

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This book assesses the dimensions of our scientific knowledge as it applies to environmental problems in the coastal zone. The volume contains 10 papers that cover different aspects of science, management, and public policy concerning the coastal zone. A consensus is presented on several key issues confronting science for developing a more holistic approach in managing this region's intense human activities and important natural resources.

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Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 1 Overview; 3 2 A Synopsis of Coastal Meteorology: A Review of the State of the Science..; 4 3 Modeling Transport Processes in the Coastal Ocean by Alan F. Blumberg..; 5 4 Coastal Geomorphology by Stephen P. Leatherman, A. Todd Davison..; 6 5 Rivers and Estuaries: A Hudson Perspective by Richard F. Bopp..; 7 6 Types of Coastal Zones: Similarities and Differences by Douglas L.Inman; 8 7 Landscapes and the Coastal Zone by R. Eugene Turner; 9 8 Coastal Wetlands: Multiple Management Problems in Southern California..; 10 9 Coastal Pollution and Waste Management by Jerry R. Schubel; 11 10 Coastal Management and Policy by William M. Eichbaum; 12 11 Research and Development Funding for Coastal Science and Management..; 13 Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Principal Authors; 14 Appendix B List of Attendees

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309049801
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9780309049801
  • ISBN10: 0309049806

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