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Maritime-Port Technology and Development

Maritime-Port Technology and Development

Sören Ehlers, Bjorn Egil Asbjornslett, Ornulf Jan Rodseth, Tor Einar Berg

October 07, 2014

Maritime-Port Technology and Development contains the latest research results and innovations as presented at the 2014 International Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference (Trondheim, Norway, 27- 29 October 2014). The volume is divided into a wide range of topics: • Efficient and...

Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals: A New Approach

Sediment Transport in Irrigation Canals: A New Approach

Herman Depeweg, Krishna P. Paudel, Néstor Méndez V

October 01, 2014

Sediment transport in irrigation canals influences to a great extent the sustainability of an irrigation system. Unwanted erosion or deposition will not only increase maintenance costs, but may also lead to unfair, unreliable and unequitable distribution of irrigation water to the end users. Proper...

Maritime Technology and Engineering

Maritime Technology and Engineering

Carlos Guedes Soares, T.A. Santos

September 30, 2014

Maritime Technology and Engineering includes the papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering (MARTECH 2014, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 October 2014). The contributions reflect the internationalization of the maritime sector, and cover a wide range of...

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 52

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 52

R.N. Hughes, D.J. Hughes, I.P. Smith

September 02, 2014

Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by...

Port Management and Operations

Port Management and Operations

Maria G. Burns

July 21, 2014

With 80 percent of the world’s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global...

Port Security Management, Second Edition

Port Security Management, Second Edition

Kenneth Christopher

June 20, 2014

Sea and freshwater ports are a key component of critical infrastructure and essential for maintaining global and domestic economies. In order to effectively secure a dynamic port facility operation, one must understand the business of maritime commerce. Following in the tradition of its bestselling...

Networked Environments for Stakeholder Participation in Water Resources and Flood Management: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Networked Environments for Stakeholder Participation in Water Resources and Flood Management: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Adrian Delos Santos Almoradie

May 29, 2014

Stakeholders’ lack of awareness, involvement and participation in the planning and management of water resources and flood risk often creates problems in the acceptance and implementation of proposed measures. Interactions among stakeholders and decision makers build awareness, trust, enhance...

Assessing the Impacts of Environmental Changes on the Water Resources of the Upper Mara, Lake Victoria Basin: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Assessing the Impacts of Environmental Changes on the Water Resources of the Upper Mara, Lake Victoria Basin: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Fidelis Ndambuki Kilonzo

May 29, 2014

Growing population and unregulated access to forest land have exerted high pressure on the land and water resources of the recharge areas of the transboundary Mara river, in the Lake Victoria region leading to changes in land and water use patterns in the basin. This thesis considers the...

The Effect of Riparian Zones on Nitrate Removal by Denitrification at the River Basin Scale: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

The Effect of Riparian Zones on Nitrate Removal by Denitrification at the River Basin Scale: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Linh Hoang

May 14, 2014

At the interface between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, the riparian zone plays an important role in nitrogen removal, despite the minor proportion of the land area that it covers. Very limited studies are carried out in modelling these effects at the river basin scales. The Soil and Water...

Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management: Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Delivering Integrated Flood Risk Management: Governance for Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation - UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Sebastiaan van Herk

May 14, 2014

The frequency and consequences of extreme flood events have increased rapidly worldwide in recent decades and climate change and economic growth are likely to exacerbate this trend. Flood protection measures alone cannot accommodate the future frequencies and impacts of flooding. Integrated flood...

Delivering Change: Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Delivering Change: Towards Fit-for-Purpose Governance of Adaptation to Flooding and Drought, UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

Jeroen Rijke

May 14, 2014

This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. Taking into account both strategic planning and implementation of adaptation projects, it provides principles and attributes that contribute to...

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set, Second Edition

Bridge Engineering Handbook, Five Volume Set, Second Edition

Wai-Fah Chen, Lian Duan

January 24, 2014

Over 140 experts, 14 countries, and 89 chapters are represented in the second edition of the Bridge Engineering Handbook. This extensive collection provides detailed information on bridge engineering, and thoroughly explains the concepts and practical applications surrounding the subject, and also...