Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability, Paperback / softback Book

Understanding Sea-level Rise and Variability Paperback / softback

Edited by John A. Church, Philip L. Woodworth, Thorkild Aarup, W. Stanley Wilson


Understanding Sea-Level Rise and Variability identifies the major impacts of sea-level rise, presents up-to-date assessments of past sea-level change, thoroughly explores all of the factors contributing to sea-level rise, and explores how sea-level extreme events might change.

It identifies what is known in each area and what research and observations are required to reduce the uncertainties in our understanding of sea-level rise so that more reliable future projections can be made.

A synthesis of findings provides a concise summary of past, present and future sea-level rise and its impacts on society. Key Features: * Book includes contributions from a range of international sea level experts * Multidisciplinary * Four color throughout * Describes the limits of our understanding of this crucial issue as well as pointing to directions for future research The book is for everyone interested in sea-level rise and its impacts, including policy makers, research funders, scientists, students, coastal managers and engineers. Additional resources for this book can be found at: http://www.wiley.com/go/church/sealevel.




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