Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection Structures, Varna, Bulgaria, 25-27 May 2004.
Latest trends in research in coastal and environmental protection have been summarized and developed during the meeting. Seventeen papers are presented in this book, attempting to cover as completely as possible all related aspects - coast, engineering structures, water, sediments, ecosystems in their complicated interaction.
Preface. Summary of the Advanced Research Workshop.- Part 1: Key-Notes. Environmental Friendly Coastal Protection Structures ? The Endless Struggle of the Engineer against Water, Waves and Erosion ? Opening Address. 2. Beach Nourishment: Benefits, Theory and Case Examples. Innovations in Coastal Protection. 4. Classical, Innovative and Unconventional Coastline Protection Methods. 5. On the Stability of Rock Slopes. 6. Integrated Hydraulic-Environmental Modelling. 7. Interaction of Waves and Reef Breakwaters. 8. Coastal Protection and Associated Impacts. Environment Friendly Approach.- Part 2: Selected Participant Presentations. 9. Numerical Simulations in Coastal Hydraulics and Sediment Transport. 10. Rehabilitation of Highly Protected Beaches by Using Environment-Friendly Structures. 11. Low Crested Structures: Boussinesq Modeling of Waves Propagation. 12. Flow Measurements and Numerical Simulation on Low-Crested Structures for Coastal Protection. 13. Performance of Submerged Breakwaters as Environmental Friendly Coastal Structures. 14. Scour Development in Front of Coastal Structures at Intermediate Phases of Construction. 15. Cliff Erosion ? How Much Do We Really Know about It. 16. Environmental Design and Monitoring of Large Submarine Outfalls: An Integrated Approach for Coastal Protection. 17. Evaluation of Coastal Defense Strategies in Portugal. Conclusions and Recommendations of the Working Groups. Authors Index. Subject Index.