Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management

Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498731546
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/20/2016
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Darius Bartlett is an earth scientist and geomorphologist by training, has been teaching and researching at the interface between GIS and coastal zone science and management in the Department of Geography at the University College Cork in Ireland for over a quarter-century, and is a past director of the department’s MSc in GIS and remote sensing and the MSc in applied coastal and marine management taught programs. As a corresponding member of the Commission on Coastal Systems of the International Geographical Union, he helped establish the CoastGIS Biennial Symposium Series, in partnership with Ron Furness (then at the Australian Hydrographic Office and chair of the International Cartographic Association’s Commission on Coastal Mapping), and hosted the first meeting as a collaboration between the two organisations in Cork in 1995 (the 12th meeting in the series was held in Cape Town in April 2015). He is the co-editor of Marine and Coastal Geographical Information Systems (with Dawn Wright, Taylor & Francis, 2000) and GIS for Coastal Zone Management (with Jennifer Smith, CRC Press, 2005).

Louis Celliers is employed by the CSIR in a dual role as a principal researcher in, and heads up the Coastal Systems Research Group of the Natural Resources and the Environment Business Unit. He completed his graduate (BSc Agric) and postgraduate studies (MSc Agric) at the University of Pretoria in 1998, followed by his PhD in marine ecology at the University of Natal, South Africa in 2001. The responsibilities of his portfolio include the integration of coastal and marine science with management of the coastal area by the three spheres of government in South Africa. His research interests and profes- sional development strongly favour an approach that guides, integrates and translates good science to the benefit of society through the maintenance of natural systems. His main research interests, and focus of his published work, are in the area of integrated coastal management, coastal governance and institutions and science to policy process for the improvement of coastal and marine management.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Editors

Contributors

Geoinformatics for Applied Coastal and Marine Management

Darius Bartlett and Louis Celliers

Mapping the Seabed

Gill Scott, Xavier Monteys, David Hardy, Charise McKeon and Thomas Furey

A GIS-Based Application of Drainage Basin Analysis and Geomorphometry in the Submarine Environment: The Gollum Canyon System, Northeast Atlantic

Paul K. Murphy and Andrew J. Wheeler

Recent Developments in Remote Sensing for Coastal and Marine Applications

Melanie Lück-Vogel

Current and Future Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Trends in Coastal and Marine Management

Dian Zhang, Noel E. O’Connor and Fiona Regan

Ontologies and Their Contribution to Marine and Coastal Geoinformatics Interoperability

Yassine Lassoued and Adam Leadbetter

Applied Marine Management with Volunteered Geographic Information

Grace Goldberg, Mimi D’Iorio and Will McClintock

Geoinformatic Applications in Marine Management

Lauren McWhinnie and Kate Gormley

Navigating a Sea of Data: Geoinformatics for Law Enforcement at Sea

Phillip Saunders

Geospatial Technologies and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Shankar Aswani

Spatial Information and Ecosystem-Based Management in the Marine Arctic

Tom Barry, Tom Christensen, Soffia Guðmundsdóttir, Kári Fannar Lárusson, Courtney Price and Anders Mosbech

Geospatial Technologies for Siting Coastal and Marine Renewable Infrastructures

David R. Green

Geoinformatics for Fisheries Management

Tom Nishida, Kiyoshi Itoh, Albert Caton and Darius Bartlett

Geoinformatics in Hydrography and Marine Navigation

Adam Weintrit

The Use of Geoinformatics by the Irish Naval Service in Maritime Emergency and Security Response

Brian Mathews and Cathal Power

Spatial Analysis for Coastal Vulnerability Assessment

Jarbas Bonetti and Colin D. Woodroffe

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