Global Change - The IGBP Series

Coastal Fluxes in the Anthropocene

The Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

Editors: Crossland, C.J., Kremer, H.H., Lindeboom, H., Marshall Crossland, J.I., Le Tissier, M.D.A. (Eds.)

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In global coastal zones, the major fabric of goods and services for human welfare as well as global changes are extraordinarily visible. They are shaped by natural Earth systems processes on a planetary scale, which are reflected in a continuously adapting coastal environment. Now, in the "Anthropocene", human society is a greater catalyst for change - impacting and modifying coastal processes. This book synthesizes knowledge on coastal and riverine material fluxes, biogeochemical processes and indications of change, and the human influence, before looking at future research and management needs. It is a milestone rather than a destination on the journey which continues under the new International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) and the LOICZ II (Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone) Project.

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"This book synthesizes knowledge on coastal and riverine material fluxes, biogeochemical processes and indications of change, and the human influence, before looking at future research and management needs. … The book will certainly be of reference for all those, in the academia, industry or public sector, involved in the study and management of the coastal environment." (International Journal of Environmental and Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 86, 2006)


Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • The Coastal Zone — a Domain of Global Interactions

    Christopher J. Crossland, Dan Baird, Jean-Paul Ducrotoy, Han Lindeboom, Robert W. Buddemeier, William C. Dennison, Bruce A. Maxwell, Stephen V. Smith, Dennis P. Swaney

    Pages 1-37

  • Dynamics of the Coastal Zone

    James P.M. Syvitski, Nick Harvey, Eric Wolanski, et al.

    Pages 39-94

  • C, N, P Fluxes in the Coastal Zone

    Stephen V. Smith, Robert W. Buddemeier, Fredrik Wulff, Dennis P. Swaney, Victor F. Camacho-Ibar, Laura T. David, Vilma C. Dupra, Joannie A Kleypas, Maria Lourdes San Diego-McGlone, Casey McLaughlin, P. Sandhei

    Pages 95-143

  • The Catchment to Coast Continuum

    Wim Salomons, Hartwig H. Kremer, R. Kerry Turner, Elena N. Andreeva, Russell S. Arthurton, Horst Behrendt, Peter Burbridge, Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Christopher J. Crossland, Jürgen Gandrass, Vjacheslav V. Gordeev, Nick Harvey, G. H. Hong, Bjorn Kjerfve, L. D. de Lacerda, Janet I. Marshall Crossland, Nicole Morcom, Eric Odada, Jozef Pacyna, Nancy N. Rabalais, Dennis Swaney, William J. Wiebe

    Pages 145-200

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coastal Fluxes in the Anthropocene
Book Subtitle
The Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
Editors
  • Christopher J. Crossland
  • Hartwig H. Kremer
  • Han Lindeboom
  • Janet I. Marshall Crossland
  • Martin D. A. Le Tissier
Series Title
Global Change - The IGBP Series
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-27851-1
DOI
10.1007/3-540-27851-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-25450-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-06485-2
Series ISSN
1619-2435
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 232
Number of Illustrations and Tables
52 b/w illustrations, 69 illustrations in colour
Topics