Water Resources and Coastal Management


Water Resources and Coastal Management

9781840642223 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Professor of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences and Director, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) and the Programme in Environmental Decision Making (PEDM), University of East Anglia, UK and Ian J. Bateman, OBE, Professor of Environmental Economics, Director of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP), University of Exeter, UK
Publication Date: 2001 ISBN: 978 1 84064 222 3 Extent: 560 pp
Water Resources and Coastal Management presents a comprehensive and unique collection of articles which provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the science and management of global coastal resources.

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Water Resources and Coastal Management presents a comprehensive and unique collection of articles which provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the science and management of global coastal resources.

This important volume comprises five main sections. Part I reviews basic scientific concepts and underpinning knowledge of the processes at work in this dynamic environment. Part II considers how the natural variability of coastal zone environments has been unsustainably exacerbated by development and exploitation of such resources. Parts III and IV focus upon the various aspects of the management response options that could or have been deployed both in developed and developing countries. Finally, Part V examines the management issues that surround regional seas and their, often international, resource regions.
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‘Water Resources and Coastal Management is a timely contribution to the literature on integrated coastal management (ICM). . . In providing an interdisciplinary perspective on the science and management of coastal resources, this reader complements the considerable number of academic texts which have been published on ICM over the last decade. . . It is particularly well structured. . . this reader is an excellent resource for a wide range of environmental, marine and coastal scientists and practitioners, as well as its main market – university students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.’
– Rhoda Ballinger, The Holocene
33 articles, dating from 1988 to 2000
Contributors include: E.B. Barbier, D.F. Boesch, C.A. Davos, C. Folke, S. Georgiou, S.P. Leatherman, R.J. Nicholls, S. Olsen, T. O’Riordan, J.H. Steele
Introduction Towards Integrated Coastal Management R. Kerry Turner and Ian J. Bateman
1. John H. Steele (1991), ‘Marine Functional Diversity: Ocean and Land Ecosystems May Have Different Time Scales For Their Responses to Change’
2. Staff of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Environmental Protection Agency, and US Geological Survey (1999), ‘The Ocean’s Role in Climate Variability and Change and the Resulting Impacts on Coasts’
3. Keith Clayton and Timothy O’Riordan (1995), ‘Coastal Processes and Management’
4. Donald F. Boesch (1996), ‘Science and Management in Four U.S. Coastal Ecosytems Dominated by Land-ocean Interactions’
5. Edward D. Goldberg (1995), ‘Emerging Problems in the Coastal Zone for the Twenty-First Century’
6. Rutherford H. Platt (1994), ‘Evolution of Coastal Hazards Policies in the United States’
7. J.C. Doornkamp (1998), ‘Coastal Flooding, Global Warming and Environmental Management’
8. Russell S. Arthurton (1998), ‘Marine-related Physical Natural Hazards Affecting Coastal Megacities of the Asia-Pacific Region – Awareness and Mitigation,’
9. Robert J. Nicholls and Stephen P. Leatherman (1996), ‘Adapting to Sea-Level Rise: Relative Sea-Level Trends to 2100 for the United States’
10. Stephen P. Leatherman and Robert J. Nicholls (1995), ‘Accelerated Sea-Level Rise and Developing Countries: An Overview’
11. Stephen J. Essex and Graham P. Brown (1997), ‘The Emergence of Post-Suburban Landscapes on the North Coast of New South Wales: A Case Study of Contested Space’
12. Henning Karup (1999), ‘Fixed Link Projects in Denmark and Ecological Monitoring of the Øresund Fixed Link’
13. Nguyen Hoang Tri, W.N. Adger and P.M. Kelly (1998), ‘Natural Resource Management in Mitigating Climate Impacts: The Example of Mangrove Restoration in Vietnam’
14. Jonas Larsson, Carl Folke and Nils Kautsky (1994), ‘Ecological Limitations and Appropriation of Ecosystem Support by Shrimp Farming in Colombia’
15. R.K. Turner, W.N. Adger, S. Crooks, I. Lorenzoni and L. Ledoux (1999), ‘Sustainable Coastal Resources Management: Principles and Practice’
16. Blair T. Bower and R. Kerry Turner (1998), ‘Characterising and Analysing Benefits from Integrated Coastal Management (ICM)’
17. Carl Gustaf Lundin and Olof Lindén (1993), ‘Coastal Ecosystems: Attempts to Manage a Threatened Resource’
18. C.A. Davos (1998), ‘Sustaining Co-operation for Coastal Sustainability’
19. Stephen Olsen, James Tobey and Meg Kerr (1997), ‘A Common Framework for Learning from ICM Experience’
20. Timothy O’Riordan and Rosie Ward (1997), ‘Building Trust in Shoreline Management: Creating Participatory Consultation in Shoreline Management Plans’
21. R. Kerry Turner and Jan Brooke (1988), ‘Management and Valuation of an Environmentally Sensitive Area: Norfolk Broadland, England, Case Study’
22. Edward B. Barbier and Ivar Strand (1998), ‘Valuing Mangrove-Fishery Linkages: A Case Study of Campeche, Mexico’
23. Stavros Georgiou, Ian J. Bateman, Ian H. Langford and Rosemary J. Day (2000), ‘Coastal Bathing Water Health Risks: Developing Means of Assessing the Adequacy of Proposals to Amend the 1976 EC Directive’
24. John B. Loomis and Douglas M. Larson (1994), ‘Total Economic Values of Increasing Gray Whale Populations: Results from a Contingent Valuation Survey of Visitors and Households,’
25. John C. Whitehead (1993), ‘Total Economic Values for Coastal and Marine Wildlife: Specification, Validity, and Valuation Issues’
26. Amalia Moriki, Harry Coccossis and Michael Karydis (1996), ‘Multicriteria Evaluation in Coastal Management’
27. Janusz Kindler and Stephen F. Lintner (1993), ‘An Action Plan to Clean up the Baltic’
28. Jörg Köhn (1998), ‘An Approach to Baltic Sea Sustainability’
29. R. Kerry Turner, Stavros Georgiou, Ing-Marie Gren, Fredric Wulff, Scott Barrett, Tore Söderqvist, Ian J. Bateman, Carl Folke, Sindre Langaas, Tomasz Zylicz, Karl-Göran Mäler and Agnieszka Markowska (1999), ‘Managing Nutrient Fluxes and Pollution in the Baltic: An Interdisciplinary Simulation Study’
30. V.M. Kotlyakov (1991), ‘The Aral Sea Basin: A Critical Environmental Zone’
31. Kerstin Lindahl Kiessling (1998), ‘Conference on the Aral Sea – Women, Children, Health and Environment’
32. A.R.D. Stebbing and R.I. Willows (1999), ‘Quality Status, Appropriate Monitoring and Legislation of the North Sea in Relation to its Assimilative Capacity’
33. R.J. Nicholls and F.M.J. Hoozemans (1996), ‘The Mediterranean: Vulnerability to Coastal Implications of Climate Change’
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