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Beach Management Principles and Practice

By: Allan Williams(Author), Anton Micallef(Author)
445 pages, illustrations, maps, tables
Publisher: Earthscan
Beach Management
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About this book

Beaches are one of the most widely loved and heavily used and abused areas in the world. Competing social or recreational, economic and conservation needs make beach management particularly challenging but vitally important.

This comprehensive book provides full coverage of beach management principles and practice, with an emphasis on needs-based management. Beach Management: Principles and Practice provides a wealth of case studies from the UK, USA, New Zealand, the Mediterranean, and Latin America. The emphasis throughout Beach Management: Principles and Practice is on optimizing economic, social and environmental outcomes and reconciling competing needs in management planning for beach area. Beach Management: Principles and Practice is an indispensable tool kit for all professionals in beach and coastal/beach zone management. It is also a comprehensive primer for university undergraduate students in professional planning, land management, coastal geography as well as tourism and conservation planning and management.


- Introduction to Beach Management
- Fundamental Concepts of Beach Management
- Models and Plans
- Beach Management Guidelines
- Beach Questionnaires
- Environmental Risk Assessment
- Innovative Management Tools
- Revue of Beach Awards
- The BARE System
- Case Studies

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Allan Williams is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales, UK and has published more than 250 academic papers on coastal science and geography.

Anton Micallef is a full-time lecturer at the University of Malta and has consulted and published on many aspects of the coastal environment. He is also Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics, a specialised Centre of the Council of Europe's Euro-Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement.

By: Allan Williams(Author), Anton Micallef(Author)
445 pages, illustrations, maps, tables
Publisher: Earthscan
Media reviews

"Williams and Micallef give a unique overview, which is based on their long and worldwide experience."
- Frank van der Meulen, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

"An excellent reference text."
- Travel Law Quarterly

"Beach Management is unquestionably an important resource for individuals who wish to learn about a wide variey of protection and conservation strategies for sustainable management of these dynamic, fragile habitats."
- P.R. Pinet, Colgate University, Choice, 2010

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