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<p>Thin coastal dykes typically found in developing countries may suddenly collapse due to rapid land subsidence, material ageing, sea-level rise, high wave attack, earthquakes, landslides, or a collision with vessels. Such a failure could trigger dam-break ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1629–1638, 2016
This is a guide on the geodiversity of Norfolk Coast i.e. the natural range (diversity) of geological features (rocks, minerals, fossils, structures), geomorphological features (landforms and processes), soil and water features that compose and shape the physical ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: Norfolk Coast Partnership, 2011. 43 pp.
This is an overview from the Uniniversity of Hawai concerning the coastlines of the 8 islands of the Hawaian system.
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: University of Hawai’i at Manoa | School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology | Department of Geology and Geophysics
This study attempts to delineate the late Quaternary morphotectonic evolution of the coastal zone of southern Lesvos Island (NE Aegean Sea) on the basis of detailed field mapping of different sea level indicators.
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: 2 nd INQUA-IGCP-567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, Corinth, Greece (2011)
<p>Land has been reclaimed along the coastal areas in many parts of the world to meet the growing demand for houses and other land use. Over 15 km2 of land has been reclaimed around the Shekou peninsula, Shenzhen, China. Land reclamation may have significant ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: Engineering Geology 114 (2010), 144-153
Coastal aquifers are distinguished from other aquifers because of tidal effects which cause complicated groundwater flow and contaminant transport phenomena in regions immediately adjacent to the coast. This study is designed to address the significance of ...
Reference: Submitted To New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Division of Science, Research and Technology Trenton, New Jersey April 2009
This White Paper is produced for coastal managers, agencies, business owners, politicians, residents of and visitors to the coast &ndash; anyone who has an interest in maintaining the unique character of the coast that draws so many tourists to it every ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: White Paper October 2008
Settlements in coastal lowlands are especially vulnerable to risks resulting from climate change, yet these lowlands are densely settled and growing rapidly. In this paper, it is undertaken the first global review of the population and urban settlement patterns ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: © 2007 International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). 17 Vol 19(1): 17–37.
This Circular describes the occurrence and flow of freshwater and saltwater in ground-water systems of the Atlantic coastal zone reviews the causes, modes, and management of saltwater intrusion along the Atlantic coast and illustrates some of the mechanisms ...
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1262, 113 p
This atlas reports on a program of research that assigns a relative ranking scale to seven natural coastal hazards. The ranking is based on the historical trends and natural factors influencing site vulnerability and hazard intensity in the Hawaiian coastal ...
Reference: U.S. Geologic Survey, Geologic Investigations Series I-2761