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Coastal Planning and Management

By: Robert Kay and Jacqueline Alder

375 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Spon Press (Routledge)

Paperback | Dec 2005 | Edition: 2 | #146437 | ISBN: 0415317738
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Hardback | Dec 2005 | Edition: 2 | #146436 | ISBN: 041531772X
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About this book

Offers a comprehensive toolkit for both coastal professionals and students of coastal management, emphasizing tools for the development, evaluation and implementation of all important types of coastal management plans.

'This book is a comprehensive toolkit for coastal planners and those aiming to achieve effective coastal management world-wide ... The authors are able to provide clear and practical guidelines for the people who make daily decisions about the world's coastlines.' - Coastline


1. Introduction 2. Coastal management issues 3. Concepts of coastal planning and management 4. Major coastal management and planning techniques 5. Coastal management planning 6. Conclusions and future directions. Appendices. References. Index.

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Robert Kay is manager of the Coastal Management Branch of the Department of Transport (Maritime), Western Australian State Government, Australia. Jacqueline Alder is a lecturer in Environmental Management at the Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.

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