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Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008

Edited by Louise Wallendorf, Lesley Ewing, Chris Jones, and Bruce Jaffe

2008 / 1042 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$225.00 List / $168.75ASCE Member
Stock No. 40968 / ISBN: 9780784409688


Proceedings of the Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008 conference, held in Turtle Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, April 13-16, 2008. Sponsored by the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration; U.S. Geological Survey.

This collection contains 90 papers with state-of-the-art information coastal engineering.

Topics include:

  • sea-level rise,
  • hurricanes and storm surge,
  • coastal inundation and flooding,
  • shoreline erosion and beach nourishment,
  • shoreline management,
  • coastal hazard mitigation,
  • vulnerability of coastal structures,
  • marine facilities, and
  • social science/coastal disasters.

This proceedings is a companion to Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2008: Tsunamis and will be valuable to engineers, managers, planners, scientists, geologists, economists, oceanographers, and meteorologists working in the coastal zone.

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