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Sediment Dynamics of Chinese Muddy Coasts and Estuaries: Physics, Biology and Their Interactions provides a forum for the latest research addressing the physics, sedimentary processes, biology, chemistry and ecological processes associated with these rapidly changing estuarine and coastal environments. The book explores the challenges and opportunities for future research in China’s estuaries and coastal waters around the world, and uses China as a case study to provide answers to the causes of, and possible solutions to, these problems, presenting methodologies on working with observation and modelling analysis.
China’s coastal zone is facing many urgent issues in the environmental degradation and sustainable use of its marine resources. This book reviews and synthesizes papers from international research communities, including those from China, to exemplify and document their scientific approaches to manage and recover coastal ecological functions.
- Presents spatio-temporal processes and multivariate dynamic modelling
- Includes physical and biological feedback, along with marine ecosystem observation and modeling
- Features multidisciplinary methodological approaches
- Includes important information on the effects of climate change to the coasts and estuaries of China
Oceanographers, geomorphologists, coastal engineers, coastal managers, sedimentologists
Xiao Hua Wang
2. Jiaozhou Bay
3. Muddy Coast off Jiangsu, China: physical, ecological, and anthropogenic processes
Ya Ping Wang
4. Changjiang Estuary
5. Changes of hydrodynamics of Hangzhou Bay due to land reclamation in the past 60 years
6. Marine Environmental Status and Blue Bay Remediation in Xiamen
7. Coastal Dynamics and Sediment Resuspension in Laizhou Bay
Xiao Hua Wang
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- © Academic Press 2018
- 24th October 2018
- Academic Press
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Professor Xiao Hua Wang graduated from Ocean University of China, and holds a PhD in Physical Oceanography from James Cook University in Australia. He formerly held a Directorship for International Student Recruitment and Exchange, Founding Directorship for the Sino-Australian Research Centre for Coastal Management, UNSW. He is a co-leader of the Sino-Australian Research Consortium for Coastal Management at UNSW Canberra, and an associate editor for Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science and Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, respectively. He has over 30 years teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. His research concerns modelling of ocean circulation, sediment transport dynamics, and understanding of coastal management issues. He has over 130 publications including peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters.
Founding Director, Sino-Australian Research Centre for Coastal Management, UNSW Australia
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