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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 November 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128104750
  • Page : 546 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations focuses on the resulting problems faced by coastal areas in developing countries with a goal of helping create updated management and tactical approaches for researchers, field practitioners, planners and policymakers. This book gathers, compiles and interprets recent developments, starting from paleo-coastal climatic conditions, to current climatic conditions that influence coastal resources. Chapters included cover almost all aspects of coastal area management, including sustainability, coastal communities, hazards, ocean currents and environmental monitoring. Contains contributions from a global pool of authors with a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines, making this an authoritative and compelling reference Presents the appropriate tools used in monitoring and controlling coastal management, including innovative approaches towards community participation and the implementation of bottom-up tactics Includes case studies from across the world, allowing for a thorough comparison of situations in both developing and developed countries

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Coastal Management

Coastal Management
  • Author : R. R. Krishnamurthy,M.P. Jonathan,Seshachalam Srinivasalu,Bernhard Glaeser
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-19
  • ISBN : 9780128104750
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Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations focuses on the resulting problems faced by coastal areas in developing countries with a goal of helping create updated management and tactical approaches for researchers, field practitioners, planners and policymakers. This book gathers, compiles and interprets recent developments, starting from paleo-coastal climatic conditions, to current climatic conditions that influence coastal resources. Chapters included cover almost all aspects of coastal area management, including sustainability, coastal communities, hazards, ocean currents and environmental monitoring. Contains contributions from

Coastal and Estuarine Management

Coastal and Estuarine Management
  • Author : Peter French
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781134775149
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The coast cannot be left to nature to determine its fate. Wealth, property, economic interests, recreation, tourism and wildlife are all threatened. Coasts are an administrative battle ground and one of the most important and widely examined topics in environmental management. Coastal and Estuarine Management examines the issues surrounding the human use and abuse of estuarine and coastal environments. Emphasising the importance and significance of this natural resource, the uses and conflicts which occur and the results of human activity,

Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management

Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management
  • Author : Darius Bartlett,Louis Celliers
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-19
  • ISBN : 9781351722308
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Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management provides a timely and valuable assessment of the current state of the art geoinformatics tools and methods for the management of marine systems. This book focuses on the cutting-edge coverage of a wide spectrum of activities and topics such as GIS-based application of drainage basin analysis, contribution of ontology to marine management, geoinformatics in relation to fisheries management, hydrography, indigenous knowledge systems, and marine law enforcement. The authors present a comprehensive overview of the

Coastal Planning and Management

Coastal Planning and Management
  • Author : Robert Kay,Jaqueline Alder
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-06-09
  • ISBN : 0415317738
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The first comprehensive tool-kit for coastal planners and those aiming to achieve effective coastal management worldwide. Coastal Planning and Management provides a link between planning and management tools and thus includes all stages in the process, from development through evaluation to implementation. Drawing on examples of successful coastal planning and management from around the world, the authors provide clear and practical guidelines for the people who make daily decisions about the world's coastlines. Coastal Planning and Management is an invaluable

Living Shorelines

Living Shorelines
  • Author : Donna Marie Bilkovic,Molly M. Mitchell,Megan K. La Peyre,Jason D. Toft
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-03
  • ISBN : 9781351647502
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Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-based Coastal Protection compiles, synthesizes and interprets the current state of the knowledge on the science and practice of nature-based shoreline protection. This book will serve as a valuable reference to guide scientists, students, managers, planners, regulators, environmental and engineering consultants, and others engaged in the design and implementation of living shorelines. This volume provides a background and history of living shorelines, understandings on management, policy, and project designs, technical synthesis of the

Coastal Resource Management in the Wider Caribbean

Coastal Resource Management in the Wider Caribbean
  • Author : Yvan Breton
  • Publisher : IDRC
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781552502235
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This book presents an alternative look at existing coastal management initiatives in the Caribbean, focusing on the need to pay more attention to the local community. Emphasizing the great heterogeneity of Caribbean communities, the book shows how the diversity of ecosystems and cultures has generated a significant resilience and capacity to adapt, in which the notion of community itself has to be re-examined. The concluding chapter presents lessons learned and a series of practical recommendations for decision-makers."

Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management
  • Author : Bertrum H. MacDonald,Suzuette S. Soomai,Elizabeth M. De Santo,Peter G. Wells
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-27
  • ISBN : 9781498731713
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This book provides a timely analysis of the role that information-particularly scientific information-plays in the policy-making and decision-making processes in coastal and ocean management. It includes contributions from global experts in marine environmental science, marine policy, fisheries, public policy and administration, resource management

Coastal Watershed Management

Coastal Watershed Management
  • Author : A. Fares,A.I. El-Kadi
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2008-05-23
  • ISBN : 9781845640910
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Coastal watersheds differ from others by their unique features, including proximity to the ocean, weather and rainfall patterns, subsurface features, and land covers. Land use changes and competing needs for valuable water and land resources are especially more distinctive to such watersheds. This book covers recent research relevant to coastal watersheds. It addresses the impact of a stream’s chemical, biological, and sediment pollutants on the quality of the receiving waters, such as estuaries, bays, and near-shore waters. The contents

Marine and Coastal Resource Management

Marine and Coastal Resource Management
  • Author : David R. Green,Jeffrey L. Payne
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-27
  • ISBN : 9781136460333
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In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, case study applications, and a reference source. Each chapter is written by an international authority and expert in the respective field, providing perspectives from physical and human geography, marine biology and fisheries, planning and surveying, law, technology, environmental change, engineering, and tourism. In

Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation

Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation
  • Author : Richard Kenchington,David Wood,Laura Stocker
  • Publisher : CSIRO PUBLISHING
  • Release Date : 2012-09-06
  • ISBN : 9780643104044
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Australians are famous for our love of the coast, although in many places this 'love' has caused serious and often irreversible impacts. The sustainable management of our society's many uses of the coast is complex and challenging. While a wealth of knowledge exists about the coast, this is not always brought to bear on decision-making. Coastal management to date has had limited success, and in some cases interventions have made problems worse. Australia's coast has been shaped by severe events

State of Ohio, Coastal Management Program

State of Ohio, Coastal Management Program
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997
  • ISBN : NWU:35556030631733
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Wisconsin Coastal Management Program

Wisconsin Coastal Management Program
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • ISBN : NWU:35556030632509
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Introduction to Coastal Engineering and Management

Introduction to Coastal Engineering and Management
  • Author : J. W. Kamphuis
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9789812834843
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Combined Coastal Management Program and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the State of Michigan

Combined Coastal Management Program and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the State of Michigan
  • Author : National Ocean Survey. Office of Coastal Zone Management
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • ISBN : UCR:31210024718023
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Coastal Zone Management

Coastal Zone Management
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • ISBN : UOM:39015082347066
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