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Title The Baltic Sea Basin / Jan Harff, Svante Björck, Peer Hoth, Editors
Published Berlin ; Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 449 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Series Central and Eastern European development studies (CEEDES)
Central and Eastern European development studies.
Contents Introduction -- Geological and tectonic evolution -- The basin fill as a climate and sea level record -- Coastline changes -- Sediment dynamics -- Interactions between a changing environment and society -- Hydrogeological modelling -- Monitoring
Summary This book reports about the results of a Special Symposium "The Baltic Sea Basin", held on August 11, 2008, within the frame of the 33rd IGC at Oslo, Norway in order to foster the understanding of the Baltic Basin as a unit in terms of genesis, structure, ongoing processes and utilization. It is the first time that in a joint publication, scientists from different disciplines give a comprehensive overview about the Baltic Sea basin in such a general sense. The book will be used not only by students and scientist but also by engineers and decision makers from industry and politics. Summarizing the state of the art in the investigation of the Baltic Sea Basin, but also in the resource utilisation of the basin the book will enhance the development of new monitoring strategies and technical device design including satellite observation methods, the establishment of international research laboratories, innovative topics for interdisciplinary research projects, etc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Geology -- Baltic Sea Region.
Hydrology -- Baltic Sea.
Baltic Sea.
Form Electronic book
Author Harff, Jan.
Björck, Svante.
Hoth, Peer
ISBN 3642172202 (electronic bk.)
9783642172205 (electronic bk.)