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.

Der Klimawandel

Author: Martin Voss
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3531159259
Release Date: 2010-02-11
Genre: Social Science

Climate Policy

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

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.

Artificial Reefs in European Seas

Author: Antony Jensen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401142151
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Artificial Reefs in European Seas focuses on artificial reef research in the Mediterranean and NE Atlantic. The book describes most of the long-term projects running in European seas, presents the legal and economic issues, and suggests future uses for artificial reefs in the European context. Readership: Professionals working on or interested in the uses of artificial reefs for fishery management, coastal zone management, aquaculture and nature conservation. The case studies of reef research programmes make the book ideal for degree students studying topics in ecology, and fisheries and coastal management.

Forthcoming Books

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