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Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2005

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2005

Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2005

Edited by Louise Wallendorf, Lesley Ewing, Spencer Rogers, and Chris Jones

2005 / 832 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$193.00 List / $144.75ASCE Member
Stock No. 40774 / ISBN: 9780784407745

Proceedings of the Solutions to Coastal Disasters 2005 Conference, held in Charleston, South Carolina, May 8-11, 2005. Sponsored by the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

This collection contains 80 papers focusing on the science and research tools, management procedures, and solutions that are explored and used during coastal disasters. Including coastal disaster events occurring through November 2004, papers discuss hazards on U.S. coastlines of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, as well as Lake Ontario (Canada), the North Sea (Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom), the Pacific Ocean (California, Hawaii, Korea, Japan, and New Zealand), and the Indian Ocean (Bangladesh, India).

Topics include:

  • Coastal Management,
  • Coastal Storms,
  • Impacts of Climate Change,
  • Shoreline Change and Response,
  • Tsunamis and Seismic Events, and
  • Wind.

This proceedings will benefit engineers, managers, planners, scientists, geologists, economists, oceanographers, and meteorologists who work in coastal zones.

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