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The Environment in Asia Pacific Harbours (Hardcover, 2006 ed.): Eric Wolanski

The Environment in Asia Pacific Harbours (Hardcover, 2006 ed.)

Eric Wolanski

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Worldwide, urbanization has already reached unprecedented levels in the estuarine and coastal zone. This is particularly the case in the Asia Pacific region where mega-cities and mega-harbours have developed and are still growing. As a result environmental degradation is significant and growing. This book details how science can provide solutions so that economic and social developments can be ecologically sustainable. This book demonstrates the different solutions and pitfalls, successes and failures in a large number of ports and harbours in the Asia Pacific Region, and this will be based on science and aimed at management. Twelve sites are discussed in detail, integrating physics and biology. These are Tokyo Bay, the Pearl Estuary, Hong Kong, Shanghai and the Yangtze delta, Klang, Manila Bay, Jakarta Bay, Pearl Harbour, Ho Chi Minh City and the new harbour on the Thi Vai River, Bangkok and coastal waters of the upper Gulf of Thailand, Singapore and Darwin.

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Imprint: Springer-Verlag New York
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2006
First published: 2006
Editors: Eric Wolanski
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 498
Edition: 2006 ed.
ISBN-13: 978-1-4020-3654-5
Categories: Books > Earth & environment > The environment > Applied ecology > General
Books > Professional & Technical > Civil engineering, surveying & building > Hydraulic engineering > Harbours & ports
LSN: 1-4020-3654-X
Barcode: 9781402036545

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