Coastal Management

Coastal Management

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Description

Coastal engineers, planners and conservationists have different and sometimes conflicting definitions of coastal management, according to their aims to protect, develop, use or conserve the coastline. This book brings together the views of members of interested parties.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 134 x 156mm | 600g
  • ICE Publishing
  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • photographs, diagrams
  • 072771502X
  • 9780727715029

Table of contents

What is coastal management?; legislation and policy; technical overview; a county councils approach; physical constraints; a regional strategy; tides, surges and waves; research on beaches and coastal structures; engineering conservation; nature conservation in coastal management; the Australian experience; the deterioration of a coastline; the Anglian sea defence management study; implications of climatic change; beach management; marine resources; management of coastal cliffs; coastal structushow more