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Coastal Environments

Focus on Asian Coastal Regions

Subramanian, V. (Ed.)

Jointly published with Capital Publishing Company

2012, VIII, 256 p.

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  • Covers vulnerable regions of the world
  • Discusses topics from pollution to rising sea levels
  • Covers the impact of climate change

This book deals with the major issues being faced by the coastal population in Asia with emphasis on natural and man-made hazards, climate change impact and pressures caused by mega cities along Asian coasts. The edited book contains chapters authored by experts who are well known in their own fields of specialization relevant to coastal processes. Emphasis has been given to almost all regions of Aisan coast although coverage for south and south eastern regions of Asia is rather strong. Each chapter has been peer reviewed and revised before acceptance. In this book practical suggestions to mitigate problems in sustainable management of coastal regions are also discussed. The book will be useful for students, researchers in physical and social science, policy makers and climate change specialists.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Coastal mangroves - Marine pollution - Oceanography - Trace gas emission - Water quality

Related subjects » Earth System Sciences - Geography - Global Change - Climate Change - Pollution and Remediation

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