Jiayi Pan

Jiangxi Normal University

Professor Jiayi Pan received his Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from the Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1996. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Delaware from 1999 to 2003, then worked at the University of Southern Mississippi, Oregon Health and Science University, and Portland State University in 2003-2004, 2004-2005, and 2005-2009, respectively. He joined the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an associate professor in February 2009. Professor Jiayi Pan has been engaged in research on ocean remote sensing, air-sea interaction, estuarine dynamics, and internal wave dynamics for many years, and was the principal investigator (PI) or Co-PI for a number of research projects. In July 2019, he joined the School of Geography and Environment, Jiangxi Normal University as a distinguished professor.

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Estuaries and their surrounding wetland regions are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, with more than half of humanity inhabiting their shores. Anthropogenic factors make estuaries highly susceptible to ecosystem degradation. Coastal waters are closely connected with human activity, and their dynamic processes may greatly affect coastal environments. This book provides a compendium of studies on estuarine dynamics, river plumes, and coastal water dynamics, studies that have investigated the changes in estuarine and coastal zones in response to sea-level rise and other environmental factors, and policy and management strategies to ensure the health and economy of coastal zones. This book aims to display novel frontiers in these fields and may help to inspire in-depth studies in the future.

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