Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability

John A. Church (Editor) Philip L. Woodworth (Editor)
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Description

Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability identifies the major impacts of sea-level rise, presents up-to-date assessments of past sea-level change, thoroughly explores all of the factors contributing to sea-level rise, and explores how sea-level extreme events might change. It identifies what is known in each area and what research and observations are required to reduce the uncertainties in our understanding of sea-level rise so that more reliable future projections can be made. A synthesis of findings provides a concise summary of past, present and future sea-level rise and its impacts on society. Key Features: * Book includes contributions from a range of international sea level experts * Multidisciplinary * Four color throughout * Describes the limits of our understanding of this crucial issue as well as pointing to directions for future research The book is for everyone interested in sea-level rise and its impacts, including policy makers, research funders, scientists, students, coastal managers and engineers. Additional resources for this book can be found at: http://www.wiley.com/go/church/sealevel.

Product Details

Price
£56.75
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date
27 August 2010
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781444334524

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