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Coastal Systems and Continental Margins

Coastal and Marine Geospatial Technologies

Editors: Green, D.R. (Ed.)

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  • Includes overview of current research into GIS
  • Covers variety of geospatial technologies
  • Focuses on coastal and marine environments
  • Edited by coastal researcher and practitioner
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This international collection of papers represents a selected and up-to-date overview of some of the main areas of research into the application of the geospatial technologies, including geographical information systems (GIS), remote sensing, digital mapping, global positioning systems (GPS), databases, Internet technology, and mobile field-data collection and mapping, to coastal and marine environments around the World. Aimed at the researcher, editor, practitioner and student, this volume seeks to expand the available literature in a rapidly expanding and evolving area, namely the coastal and marine environment. The book comes at a time when there is growing concern about global warming, climate change, and sea level rise, all of which will have an impact upon coastal areas. These geospatial technologies offer the possibility to gather unique environmental data to study the coast, to process the data into information, to visualise data and landscapes, to gather data in the field, and to involve stakeholders in coastal management amongst other things.
Considerable potential now exists to raise awareness, to educate and to embrace these technologies as one way to promote greater knowledge and understanding of our marine and coastal environments.

Table of contents (36 chapters)

Table of contents (36 chapters)
  • A Metadata Service for Managing Spatial Resources of Coastal Areas

    Pages 3-16

    Barde, Julien (et al.)

  • The Development of an Australian Marine Spatial Information System (AMSIS) to Support Australian Government Ocean Policy and Multi-Use Marine Activities

    Pages 17-27

    Nairn, Alister D.

  • Spatial Data Infrastructure in the Management of the Lagos Lagoon

    Pages 29-40

    Nwilo, P.C. (et al.)

  • Harmonising Marine Information Exchange in Ireland

    Pages 41-50

    O’Dea, Elizabeth (et al.)

  • Creating Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure for the UK

    Pages 51-55

    Osborne, Dr. Michael J (et al.)

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eBook $149.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coastal and Marine Geospatial Technologies
Editors
  • D.R. Green
Series Title
Coastal Systems and Continental Margins
Series Volume
13
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-9720-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-9720-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-9719-5
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-3076-2
Series ISSN
1384-6434
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 451
Number of Illustrations
120 b/w illustrations
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