Perspectives on Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Perspectives on Integrated Coastal Zone Management

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All coastal areas are facing a growing range of stresses and shocks, the scale of which now poses threats to the resilience of both human and environmental coastal systems. Responsible agencies are seeking better ways of managing the causes and consequences of the environmental change process in coastal zones. This volume discusses the basic principles underpinning a more integrated approach to coastal management and highlights the obstacles that may be met in practice in both developed and developing countries. Successful strategies will have to encompass all the elements of management, from planning and design through financing and implementation, as highlighted in this book.... local authorities in the Yellow River Delta took the initiative to start the process of integrated management in the delta. ... introduced the pressure state response diagram as a method to integrate economics and environment (OECD 1994).

Title:Perspectives on Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Author: Wim Salomons, R. Kerry Turner, Luiz D. de Lacerda, S. Ramachandran
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06

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