Integrated Coastal Zone Management / Edition 1

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Coastal waters around the globe suffer from strain due to a wide range of human activities. The situation calls for a holistic approach, 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 11-14 June 2007. 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

Impacts on coastal systems

Integrated Coastal Zone Management

Coastal governance

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 fisheries and aquatic sciences are studied and taught will need copies of this important volume on their shelves.

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"Contributors present knowledge and address issues relating to the sustainable management of human activities in the coastal zone." (Book News, December 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405139502
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/14/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Erlend Moksness is Research Director at the Institute of Marine Research in Norway

Einar Dahl is Senior Scientist at the Institute of Marine Research in Norway         

Josianne Støttrup is Senior Scientist at the Danish Institute for Fisheries Research in Denmark


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Table of Contents

About the Editors vi

Contributors vii

Referees xii

Preface xv

Chapter 1 State of Fear or State of Oblivion? What Coastal Zones Are Telling Us about Global Change and Why We Need Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management on a Global Scale Peter J. Ricketts 1

Section 1 Coastal Habitats

Chapter 2 The Challenge towards Sustainable Utilisation of Coastal Fish Resources Josianne G. St&ostrok;ttrup 27

Chapter 3 Evaluating the Geomorphologic Stability of an Estuarine Sandy Beach Filipa S.B.F. Oliveira Catarina I.C. Vargas 35

Chapter 4 Macro-Algae Habitat as Fish Nursery: Evaluation of Function as Predation Refuge Jun Shoji Yasuhiro Kamimura Chiaki Fujiki 50

Chapter 5 Predictive Probability Modelling of Marine Habitats - A Case Study from the West Coast of Norway Ellen Soldal Trine Bekkby Eli Rinde Vegar Bakkestuen Lars Erikstad Oddvar Longva Martin Is&ae;us 57

Section 2 Impacts on Coastal Systems

Chapter 6 Further Testing of the Approved EU Indicator to Measure the Progress in the Implementation of Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Europe Alan H. Pickaver 69

Chapter 7 The Response of Hyperbenthos and Infauna to Hypoxia in Fjords along the Skagerrak: Estimating Loss of Biodiversity Due to Eutrophication Lene Buhl-Mortensen Eivind Oug Jan Aure 79

Chapter 8 The Effects of Human Impact on Benthic Foraminifera in the Augusta Harbour (Sicily, Italy) Elena Romano Luisa Bergamin Maria Grazia Finoia Maria Celia Magno Isabel Mercatali Antonella Ausili Massimo Gabellini 97

Chapter 9 Eco-Friendly Sustainable Shrimp Aquaculture in Bangladesh: Minimizing Coastal Degradation Mohammad A.L. Siddique John P. Volpe 116

Chapter 10 Bioshields and Ecological Restoration inTsunami-Affected Areas in India Nibedita Mukherjee Muthuraman Balakrishnan Kartik Shanker 131

Chapter 11 The Impact of Population Density and Urbanization in the Coastal Northeast Regions of the Baltic Sea: A Time-Spatial Description Merle Looring 145

Section 3 Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)

Chapter 12 Future Challenges in Environmental Policy Relative to Integrated Coastal Zone Management Svein Jentoft 157

Chapter 13 Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Area: A Short Overview of International Legal Framework Md. Saiful Karim Ridwanul Hoque 170

Chapter 14 Lobster Reserves in Coastal Skagerrak - An Integrated Analysis of the Implementation Process Alf Ring Pettersen Even Moland Esben Moland Olsen Jan Atle Knutsen 178

Chapter 15 Efficiency of Fishing Vessels Affected by a Marine Protected Area-The Case of Small-Scale Trawlers and the Marine Protected Area in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam Quach Thi Khanh Ngoc Ola Flaaten Nguyen Thi Kim Anh 189

Chapter 16 Exploring the Future of Seas and Coasts: Scenarios within the Joint Research Project 'Zukunft Küste-Coastal Futures' Andreas Kannen Kai Ahrendt Antje Bruns Benjamin Burkhard Doris Diembeck Kira Gee Bernhard Glaeser Katharina Licht-Eggert Tanja Michler Ophelia Meyer-Engelhard Corinna Nunneri Sebastian Stragies Wilhelm Windhorst 207

Chapter 17 Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in Guyana: Development Barriers, Opportunities and Recommendations Robin McCall Talia Choy 219

Chapter 18 Strategies for the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material in Japan Ryoji Naito Yoshiyuki Nakamura 237

Section 4 Coastal Governance

Chapter 19 A Practitioner's Perspective on Coastal Ecosystem Governance Stephen Bloye Olsen 253

Chapter 20 Problem Perceptions and Use of Technical Knowledge in Decision making for the Extension of Mainport Rotterdam Saskia Hommes Suzanne J.M.H. Hulscher Jan P.M. Mulder Henriëtte S. Otter 266

Chapter 21 Local Coastal Zone Planning and Stakeholder Participation in Norway Knut Bj&ostrok;rn Stokke Sissel Hovik 285

Chapter 22 The Evolution of Governance Mechanisms for the Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management Initiative Joseph Arbour 295

Chapter 23 Climate Change, Coastal Communities and Governance: Developing Solutions for Change in Australia Melissa Nursey-Bray 306

Chapter 24 Map of Coastal Zone Vulnerabilities to Wave Actions Application to Aveiro District (Portugal) Carlos Coelho Maria-José Granjo Cristina Segurado-Silva 318

Chapter 25 Managing Coastal Vulnerability: New Solutions for Local Government Timothy F. Smith Benjamin Preston Cassandra Brooke Russell Gorddard Deborah Abbs Kathleen McInnes Geoff Withycombe Craig Morrison Beth Beveridge Tom G. Measham 331

Index 341

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