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By Jiyu Chen,Doeke Eisma,Kenji Hotta,H. Jesse Walker

ISBN-10: 1402005210

ISBN-13: 9781402005213

ISBN-10: 9048159806

ISBN-13: 9789048159802

expanding inhabitants, increasing and trade, and tourism are putting extra pressures on an already highly-utilized coastal sector. This e-book, via a sequence of case reports, illustrates the diversity of alterations already made alongside the coastlines of the realm. The examples used are in most cases from China, Japan, The Netherlands, and the us, all international locations with greatly engineered beaches. ameliorations emphasised contain these linked to safeguard opposed to coastal erosion, construction of man-made shorelines and islands, reclamation for aquaculture and agriculture, and the development of harbors. the data during this publication can be precious for all planners and engineers inquisitive about the development of coastal engineering works and for college kids drawn to coastal modification.

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