Sediment Fluxes in Coastal Areas by Mohamed MaananSediment Fluxes in Coastal Areas by Mohamed Maanan

Sediment Fluxes in Coastal Areas

byMohamed MaananEditorMarc Robin

Hardcover | November 6, 2014

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This book presents a detailed analysis and synthesis of the processes affecting sediments fluxes from watershed to worldwide coastal systems. The volume provides a comprehensive overview and constitutes a systematic description of the response of coastal systems to global and local changes, like climate change, sea level, land use and land cover change. The case studies cover a sequence of coastal environments such as lagoons, bays, estuaries, deltas and beaches.

Sediment Fluxes in Coastal Areasis designed for researchers, professionals and for course-use in hydrology, oceanography, geography, geology, geomorphology and environmental science.

Mohamed Maanan is an associate professor at University of Nantes (France). His research is concerned with the interaction between coastal environment processes, earth surface materials and impact of Human activities. In particular, attention is focussed on sediment delivery processes - the temporal and spatial dynamics of sediment prod...
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Title:Sediment Fluxes in Coastal AreasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:227 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:November 6, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401792593

ISBN - 13:9789401792592

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Part I: Sediment Fluxes Changes Link to Climatic Change during Holocene.- The "Turritella Layer": a Potentiel Proxy of a Drastic Holocene Environmental Change on the North-east Atlantic Coast.- The Influence of Recent Deglaciation and Associated Sediment Flux on the Functioning of Polar Coastal Zone - Northern Petuniabukta, Svalbard.- Geomorphic Changes in the Rhône Delta during the LIA: Input from the Analysis of Ancient Maps.- Part II: Studies CAS about Sediment Fluxes in Three Different Climatic Zones (Wet tropical, Semi-arid, Temperate) during Anthropocene.- Mud and Sand Flux in a Context of Sediment Heterogeneity on the Mud-dominated Coast of French Guiana.- The Coastal Sediment Provenance and their Distribution in the Mediterranean Beaches of NW Morocco.- The Hydro-sedimentary System of the Haute-Normandy Coast: Synthesis.- Part III: The Use of Modelling Approaches of Sediment Fluxes at a Higher Spatial and Temporal Scale.- Sediment Exchange Through the Inlets of the Venice Lagoon.- Tidal Inlet Dynamics and Relocation in Response to Artificial Breaching.- Sediment Transport Formulae for Coastal Morphodynamic Simulation: Calculated Sediment Flux against in situ Data.- Part IV: Extremes Events and Sediment Fluxes: The Case of Tsunamis.- Tsunamis: Impacts on Sediment Flux and Sediment Cells.