Making Waves

Author: Katrina Brown
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136561894
Release Date: 2012-04-27
Genre: Political Science

Coastal zones are critical multiple-use resources, under pressure from constant demands from different sources - conservation, economic growth and social welfare. This book identifies the dilemmas of managing conservation and development in coastal areas. It offers important information on the management, conservation and social implications of coastal resources. The authors present a variety of participatory methods and techniques that can be used to show the success or otherwise of the different uses and how they affect the users. Their interdisciplinary analysis draws upon scientific knowledge as well as the latest social science insights on property rights and governance. The book is intended for researchers and students in geography, development studies and environmental planning, and also for practitioners in natural resource management and coastal zone management.

Climate Policy

ISBN: STANFORD:36105132666723
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Climatic changes

Contemporary contributors of Vietnamese social science

Author: Tenepalli Hari
ISBN: 8187365447
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: History

Includes brief biography, short notes on the scholars' educational qualifications, records of the institution they are currently affiliated to, and their academic publications.

Forthcoming Books

Author: R.R. Bowker Company. Department of Bibliography
ISBN: 00158119
Release Date: 2002

Der Klimawandel

Author: Martin Voss
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783531922584
Release Date: 2010-02-28
Genre: Social Science

The Ecology of the Indonesian Seas

Author: Tomas Tomascik
ISBN: 0198501862
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Coral reefs and islands

Located between the Pacific and Indian Oceans, and between the Asian and Australian continents, the seas of the Indonesian Archipelago have a significant role in global weather patterns and oceanic circulation. The dynamic interplay between geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes, past and present, has given rise to one of the most diverse marine regions on the planet. Using maps and numerous illustrations, This text describes the complex coastal and marine ecosystems of the region in detail. Discussion of development, resource use and ecologically sustainable management plans is also incorporated.