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Description - Dredging in Coastal Waters by Doeke Eisma

The varied use of dredgers has led to the development of a variety of dredger types, from small ones appropriate to modest inshore projects, to very large sea-going dredgers for large-scale projects calling for the storage of dredged material within the ship. This book, which is the first book dedicated to dredging and its environmental impact in the widest sense, contains chapters on dredging operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, Spain, the US, China and Singapore. Additional chapters discuss more general aspects such as dredging techniques, monitoring of dredging operations, and the prospects of dredging in a changing environment. As well as providing information on dredging activities in different areas, it gives an insight into the activities and problems (environmental or other) involved in modern dredging. It will be of interest to professionals and students alike.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415391115
ISBN-10: 0415391113
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 258
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Doeke Eisma

The Editor is retired professor in Marine Sedimentology (University of Utrecht & Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, The Netherlands) with a wide experience in coastal research. The Editor authored more than 200 research papers and seven books on fine grained sediments, intertidal areas, enviornmental questions, and coastal engineering.