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Author: Cormac Cullinan
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: integrated, management, coastal, legal, frameworks, national, establishing, law, strengthening
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9251056250
ISBN-13: 9789251056257

Integrated coastal management (ICM) is widely accepted throughout the world as the best approach to dealing with coastal issues. The 1990s saw a proliferation of legislative reform processes worldwide. This aimed at supporting the implementation of ICM. Despite many international environmental treaties, declarations and other promises of action, the quality of coastal environments continues to deteriorate while the demand for coastal resources has increased in most of the world. This publication is enhanced by illustrative examples from a range of countries that are at various stages of develo

Author: Gerald G. Kuhn
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: amazing, county, histories, horrifying, implications, diego, san, cliffs, beaches, coastal, valleys, sea
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 1984-07-17
ISBN-10: 0520051181
ISBN-13: 9780520051188

California's coastal zones are areas of extreme vulnerability, subject to the vicissitudes of weather and prone to erosion, landslides, and flooding. Gerald Kuhn and Francis Shepard examine and analyze these threats to coastal stability in a thought-provoking and detailed study of the coastal area of San Diego County from the nineteenth century to the present. An invaluable resource for oceanographers, geologists, meteorologists, coastal engineers, property owners, developers, and planning and regulatory agencies.

Author: Christopher Jones
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: coastal, constructing, maintaining, residential, areas, buildings, designing, siting, construction, manual, principles, practices, planning
Number of Pages: 345
Published: 2001-04-01
ISBN-10: 0756708532
ISBN-13: 9780756708535

This manual will help individuals, communities, states, & others create sustainable, disaster-resistant communities. Describes the best practices in hazard identification, planning, siting, design, & construction that can be used in coastal residential construction. Coastal areas offer significant natural resources & continue to draw an increasing population for recreation, working, & living. These areas can also pose significant natural hazards from winds, flooding, earthquakes, & tsunamis. This manual describes the best practices in residential construction in coastal areas that can be used

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prohibitions, federal, assistance, despite, occurring, barriers, development, coastal
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788101579
ISBN-13: 9780788101571

Reviews the implementation & effect of the Coastal Barriers Resources Act of 1982. Discusses, among other things, how much development has taken place on selected coastal barriers since the law was enacted & whether federal agencies contributed to such development. Charts & tables.

Author: Indu Hewawasam
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: strategic, directions, sustainable, development, africa, suharan, marine, coastal, environment, sub, managing
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2002-01-01
ISBN-10: 0821351699
ISBN-13: 9780821351697

The trends toward ecosystem degradation and social change are affecting coastal areas around the world, not least in Sub-Saharan Africa. The crisis affecting this region's coastal and marine areas requires an urgent and resolute response from the global community. This report details the challenges facing coastal and marine environments in Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes the World Bank's strategy for supporting sustainable development in the sector. This report stresses an integrated approach to coastal management in Sub-Saharan Africa which will be strategic in design.

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Coastal
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: surges, hurricanes, coastal, characteristics, estimating, methodology
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 1975
eBookDB-ID: NAP:00245

Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publisher: FEMA
Keywords: coastal, designing, constructing, maintaining, areas, buildings, siting, planning, construction, manual, volume, principles, practices
Number of Pages: 329
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