Global Challenges in Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Global Challenges in Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Editor(s): Erlend Moksness, Einar Dahl, Josianne Støttrup

Published Online: 3 JAN 2013 11:36AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470657560

Online ISBN: 9781118496480

DOI: 10.1002/9781118496480

About this Book

Growing pressure from increasingly diverse human activities coupled with climate change impacts threaten the functional integrity of coastal ecosystems around the globe. A multi-disciplinary approach towards understanding drivers, pressures and impacts in the coastal zone requires effective integration of data and information in policy and management, combining expertise from nature and social science, to reach a balanced and sustainable development of the coastal zone.

This important book comprises the proceedings of The International Symposium on Integrated Coastal Zone Management, which took place in Arendal, Norway between 3-7 July 2011. The main objective of the Symposium was to present current knowledge and to address issues on advice and management related to the coastal zone. The major themes of papers included in this book are:

  • Coastal habitats and ecosystem services
  • Adaptation/mitigation to change in coastal systems
  • Coastal governance
  • Linking science and management

Comprising a huge wealth of information, this timely and well-edited volume is essential reading for all those involved in coastal zone management around the globe. All libraries in research establishments and universities where marine, aquatic and environmental sciences, and fisheries and aquatic sciences are studied and taught will need copies of this important volume on their shelves.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Coastal Habitats and Ecosystem Services

    1. Chapter 2

      The Norwegian Programme for Mapping of Marine Habitats – Providing Knowledge and Maps for ICZMP (pages 19–30)

      Trine Bekkby, Frithjof E. Moy, Heidi Olsen, Eli Rinde, Torjan Bodvin, Reidulv Bøe, Henning Steen, Ellen S. Grefsrud, Sigurd H. Espeland, Are Pedersen and Nina M. Jørgensen

  2. Part II: Adaptation/Mitigation to Change in Coastal Systems

  3. Part III: Coastal Governance

    1. Chapter 11

      Governance Systems for Marine Protected Areas in Ecuador (pages 145–158)

      Vincent Gravez, Robert Bensted-Smith, Pippa Heylings and Taylor Gregoire-Wright

  4. Part IV: Linking Science and Management

    1. Chapter 18

      Perspectives of Social and Ecological Systems (pages 229–243)

      Paul Tett, Audun Sandberg, Anne Mette, Denis Bailly, Marta Estrada, Thomas Sawyer Hopkins, Maurizio Ribera d'Alcalà and Loraine McFadden

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