Coastal Planning and Management by Robert Kay

By Robert Kay

The first complete tool-kit for coastal planners and people aiming to accomplish powerful coastal administration around the globe. Coastal making plans and Management presents a hyperlink among making plans and administration instruments and therefore contains all levels within the method, from improvement via evaluate to implementation.

Drawing on examples of profitable coastal making plans and administration from around the globe, the authors supply transparent and useful guidance for the folks who make day-by-day judgements concerning the world's coastlines.

Coastal making plans and Management is a useful source for pros in environmental and making plans consultancies, foreign companies and governmental departments, in addition to for teachers and researchers within the neighborhood and foreign fields of geography, marine and environmental technological know-how, marine and coastal engineering and marine coverage and planning.

Show description

Read Online or Download Coastal Planning and Management PDF

Best methods & materials books

Space Grid Structures

An area body is a third-dimensional framework for enclosing areas during which all participants are interconnected and act as a unmarried entity. A good thing about this kind of constitution is that very huge areas should be coated, uninterrupted through aid from the floor. John Chilton's e-book offers an evaluate of using house grid buildings in constructions through reviewing equipment of development, a number of platforms on hand, and specified stories of using area grids in glossy structures.

Long-term Environmental Effects of Offshore Oil and Gas Development

Long term Environmental results of Offshore Oil and fuel improvement comprises 14 chapters by means of diversified authors which specialize in the united states.

Form and forces: designing efficient, expressive structures

The following, in a single quantity, is the entire architect must understand to take part within the whole strategy of designing buildings. Emphasizing bestselling writer Edward Allen's graphical strategy, the booklet allows you to quick confirm the specified type of a development or different constitution and simply layout it with out the necessity for advanced arithmetic.

Eco-efficient construction and building materials: Life cycle assessment (LCA), eco-labelling and case studies

Eco-efficient development and development fabrics studies methods of assessing the environmental influence of development and development fabrics. half one discusses the appliance of lifestyles cycle evaluation (LCA) method to development fabrics in addition to eco-labelling. half comprises case reports displaying the appliance of LCA technique to sorts of construction fabric, from cement and urban to wooden and adhesives utilized in construction.

Additional resources for Coastal Planning and Management

Example text

1994; Buckingham-Hatfield and Evans, 1996b). Copyright 1999 Taylor & Francis Group Having looked at the general principles of sustainablity, three specific effects of sustainable thinking on coastal management can now be briefly considered. The first is the effect on the use of economics and economic instruments in decision making. Environmental economics, as we shall demonstrate in Chapter 4, is rapidly becoming one of the mainstays of the practical use of sustainable development in decision making.

6 Anchor damage, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (credit: Geoff Kelly). 4). 5). Throughout the developing world, coastal resorts are often established with little consideration of environmental issues such as sewage disposal. In areas where there are a number of resorts without some form of treatment and poor flushing of systems, sewage can be a public health hazard. 6). Social issues related to coastal tourism development and recreational activities include: the displacement of indigenous residents, restricted access to coastal resources for income generation and subsistence, loss of wilderness opportunities, conflicts between users, changes to the area’s amenity and possible life style changes.

Measures such as maintaining a buffer zone of mangroves between the converted land and open water, selective cutting and encouraging re-planting have been promoted to address the loss of mangroves throughout the country. 25) (Ruitenbeek, 1991). and recreational fishing areas, and can affect visual amenity and reduce recreational potential. Access roads and shipping channels to facilities dug through deltas and other sensitive coastal environments can significantly alter ecosystems and sediment balances.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.54 of 5 – based on 11 votes