Long Term Water Level Observations and Variations
Numerous tide gouges have been recording data along the coastlines of the southern North Sea for more than a century, at Amsterdam even since 1700. Every tide gauge locality has its own...

Development and Implementation of the Coastal Defence Policy for the Netherlands
In 1990 the Government and Parliament of the Netherlands have decided on a new national coastal defence policy. To ensure the enduring safety of the polders and the sustainable preservation...

Shoreline Management of Eastern England
This paper gives a perspective on the length of coastline falling within the boundary of the National Rivers Authority, Anglian Region (NRA) in respect of the shoreline management carried...

Morphological Trends of the Belgian Coast Shown by 10 Years of Remote-Sensing Based Surveying
The morphological evolution of foreshore, backshore, and adjoining dunes of the entire Belgian coast is surveyed by means of aerial remote sensing on a yearly basis since 1983. The evolution...

Anthropogenic Activities Affecting Sediment Load Balance Along the West African Coastline
The west African coastline stretches from Senegal in the west-to Cameroon in the east. This coastline had naturally over time received most of its sediments through the numerous rivers...

Factors Responsible for Varying Granulometric Characteristics of Sediments from the Western Nigeria Coastline
The western Nigeria coastline stretches from Badagry in the west (Longitude 5°00'00E), covering a distance of about 275km. Two major geomorphic coastal units are recognized along this...

Dynamics of Mangrove Ecosystem along the Nigerian Coastline
The mangrove brackish water ecosystem along the Nigeria coastline is dominated by the Niger delta and the Astrand coastal area in the east covering an area of about 2003.49 km. Other areas...

Environmental Impacts of Human Activities on the Coastal Areas of Nigeria
Nigeria has a coastline of approximately 800 km and the coastal areas support a myriad of economic activities as well as a large population. This paper reviews the geology, geomorphology,...

Issues and Problems in Controlling the Threats of Erosion Along the Nigerian Coastline
Perhaps the most serious problem facing the almost 50% of the world's population which today occupies the coastal zones around the world, is the issue of global warming and the impending...

Sea-Level Rise in Senegal: Impacts and Responses
The potential impacts and responses of sea-level rise on the coastline of Senegal are analyzed with an emphasis on regional distribution. Impacts include loss of land and the economic...

Coastal Planning in British Columbia: Problems and Solutions
British Columbia is the most western Canadian province encompassing 27,000 km of deeply incised coastline and myriad islands and waterways. The mix of varied and often conflicting uses...

Modeling Beach Erosion and Shore Evolution
The objectives of this paper are to review some hydraulic modelling techniques for the evaluation of beach erosion and shoreline evolution due to wave and current action. Both numerical...

Characteristic of the Yellow River Delta
The yellow river delta is a most unstable delta in the world. The river burst its lowstream bank 1500 times during the last 3000 years, 26 large shifting of the channel as well. The river...

Development of Offshore Breakwaters for the Marine Multipurpose Zone Project
Under these circumstances, the ministry of construction of Japan has launched the marine multipurpose zone (MMZ) project,and is promoting the effective use of seashores facing the open...

A Study on Fishing Port Structures in Harmony with Fishery Environment
We have reported on the concept of environmentally productive fishing port structures along the coastline of Japan ('91 LONGBEACH). In this paper we present a field model experiment on...

Coastlines of Japan II
This proceeding, Coastlines of Japan II, contains papers presented at COASTAL ZONE 93, the Eighth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean Management...

Coastlines of the Black Sea
This proceeding, Coastlines of the Black Sea, contains papers presented at COASTAL LINE 93, the Eighth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean Management...

Coastlines of the Gulf of Mexico
This proceeding, Coastlines of the Gulf of Mexico, contains papers presented at COASTAL ZONE 93, the Eighth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean...

Coastlines of Western Africa
This proceeding, the Coastlines of Western Africa, contains papers presented at COASTAL ZONE 93, the Eighth Symposium on Coastal and Ocean...

A Workstation for the Extraction of Coastline from Digital Imagery
The delineation of coastline has primarily been a manual tracing exercise from various forms of imagery. In this paper, a process to extract shoreline automatically from digital imagery...

 

 

 

 

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