The first comprehensive tool-kit for coastal planners and those aiming to achieve effective coastal management worldwide. Coastal Planning and Management provides a link between planning and management tools and thus includes all stages in the process, from development through evaluation to implementation.
Drawing on examples of successful coastal planning and management from around the world, the authors provide clear and practical guidelines for the people who make daily decisions about the world's coastlines.
Coastal Planning and Management is an invaluable resource for professionals in environmental and planning consultancies, international organizations and governmental departments, as well as for academics and researchers in the local and international fields of geography, marine and environmental science, marine and coastal engineering and marine policy and planning.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Coastal Management Issues. Concepts of Coastal Planning and Management. Major Coastal Planning and Management Techniques. Coastal Management Planning. Conclusions and Future Directions
Robert Kay is manager of the Coastal Management Branch of the Department of Transport (Maritime), Western Australian State Government, Australia.
Jacqueline Alder is a lecturer in Environmental Management at the Centre for Ecosystem Management, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.
'This book is a comprehensive toolkit for coastal planners and those aiming to achieve effective coastal management world-wide ... The authors are able to provide clear and practical guidelines for the people who make daily decisions about the world's coastlines.' - Coastline