Investigation and Management of Soft Rock Cliffs

Investigation and Management of Soft Rock Cliffs

by E. M. Lee, A. R. Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727729853

ISBN-13: 9780727729859

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Telford, Thomas Limited

Cliff recession and coastal landsliding of soft rock cliffs present significant threats to land use and development.

Investigation and management of soft rock cliffs presents state-of-the-art guidance on how eroding cliffs can best be managed, stressing the need to consider both structural and non-structural solutions to cliff recession problems. This

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Overview

Cliff recession and coastal landsliding of soft rock cliffs present significant threats to land use and development.

Investigation and management of soft rock cliffs presents state-of-the-art guidance on how eroding cliffs can best be managed, stressing the need to consider both structural and non-structural solutions to cliff recession problems. This authoritative text outlines the investigation approaches, measurement and monitoring techniques, and prediction methods available for obtaining the necessary cliff recession information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727729859
Publisher:
Telford, Thomas Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Cliff behaviour22
3A framework for cliff management74
4Measurement and monitoring of cliff recession117
5Prediction of recession rates151
6Erosion control techniques: technical issues200
7Erosion control techniques: economic issues249
8Erosion control: environmental issues265
9Summary and conclusions290
App. A: The use of historical maps, charts and aerial photographs309
App. B: Probabilistic methods for economic evaluation327
Index371

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