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By Mahdi Hashemi, AliAsghar Alesheikh (auth.), Stan Geertman, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Fred Toppen (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642197884

ISBN-13: 9783642197888

The e-book contains leading edge study awarded on the 14th convention of the organization of Geographic info Laboratories in Europe (AGILE), held in 2011 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The medical papers hide a wide number of primary learn issues in addition to utilized examine in Geoinformation technological know-how together with measuring spatiotemporal phenomena, caliber and semantics, spatiotemporal research, modeling and selection help in addition to spatial info infrastructures. The booklet is geared toward researchers, practitioners and scholars who paintings in quite a few fields and disciplines regarding Geoinformation technological know-how and technology.

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Between 1994 and 2004, Florida began the largest and most costly beach and dune rebuilding program in US history: 242 million USD were spent on beach nourishment, aiming to absorb the wave energy dissipated across the surf zone. Following the catastrophes of 2004, there was a hurry to immediately restore damaged beaches. htm Damage Assessment from Storm Surge to Coastal Cities 23 the state spent approximately 173 million USD on sand4 and over 582 million USD in 2006 for beach erosion control activities and hurricane recovery5.

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