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Cover for Tidal generation.

This chapter discusses electricity generation from tidal energy. In particular, the paper explores the present installed tidal power-generating capacity; and tidal barrages, stream generators and lagoons.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ecological effects of electricity generation, storage and us.

This book contains 17 chapters covering the following topics: (1) the need for electricity and the main energy sources available; (2) hydroelectric generation; (3) tidal generation; (4) wave power and ocean thermal energy conversion; (5) steam turbines and their cooling systems; (6) nuclear...

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing needs, constraints and livelihood opportunities in coastal saline environments: a case in Orissa, India.

The coastal saline ecosystem in Orissa State, eastern India extends from the shore of the Bay of Bengal to about 15 km inland. Salinity occurs because of the intrusion of seawater during high tides through surface channels, creeks and rivers, particularly during the dry season, but decreases with...

Author(s)
Paris, T. R.; Saha, S.; Singh, D. P.; Mahata, K. R.; Cueno, A. delos R.; Zolvinski, S.; Ismail, A. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An extended hydrological classification for mangrove rehabilitation projects: a case study in Vietnam.

Mangrove rehabilitation projects often fail to achieve their goals because hydrological aspects are not taken into account. This is understandable since the only hydrological tool available for such projects is the classification by Watson (1928), developed for mangrove forests in regions with a...

Author(s)
Dijksma, R.; Loon, A. F. van; Mensvoort, M. E. F. van; Huijgevoort, M. H. J. van; Brake, B. te
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biophysical features of the Guiana shield.

This chapter describes the salient geological features (tectonics, topography, landforms, soils, climate, weather and water bodies) of the Guiana Shield and illustrate some of the similarities and contrasts between this region and other parts of the neotropics and the more extensive, global...

Author(s)
Hammond, D. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995366)
Type
Book chapter

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