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Managing European Coasts: Past, Presnt and Future

Field / Identification Guide

Edited By: JE Vermaat, LC Ledoux, W Salomons and K Turner

420 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152125 | ISBN: 3540234543
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This book focuses on the interchange between a selected multidisciplinary team on future coastal management in Europe. It serves as a background for the successful implementation of EC directives relevant to the coast. The study summarizes methodologies and analyses for supporting implementation of these directives and evaluates institutional and capacity requirements. It addresses issues of globalization including climate change and economic development. Integrated assessment is used and future scenarios for the coast are developed.


ELOISE Research and the Implementation of EU Policy in the Coastal Zone.- Land-ocean Fluxes and Coastal Ecosystems.- Defining a good Ecological Status of Coastal Waters.- Bathing Water Quality.- Establishing Coastal and Marine Reserves.- Valuing Coastal Systems.- Group Report: Methodologies to Support Implementation of the Water Framework Directive.- The EU Water Framework Directive.- Inclusive and Community Participation in the Coastal Zone

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