2 edition of Risk levels in coastal and river engineering found in the catalog.
Risk levels in coastal and river engineering
I. D. Mockett
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||I.D. Mockett, J.D. Simm.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 242 p. :|
|Number of Pages||242|
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Provides guidance on the process of setting acceptable risk levels in coastal and river engineering. This book illustrates the importance of involving all stakeholders in the setting of acceptable risk levels and throughout the design process.
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Sea Level Rise and Coastal Infrastructure: Prediction, Risks, and Solutions analyzes the challenges posed by rising sea levels and climate change. Scientists estimate that global sea levels could rise by as much as 20 feet in this century, directly affecting about million people worldwide.
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The Delaware River, a major source of drinking water for Philadelphia, is facing an emerging threat as rising seas push saltwater farther upstream. It’s a problem that other places, from Miami to Shanghai, will also confront, especially as increasing drought lowers river flows.
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