Management and Sustainable Development of Coastal Zone Environments
ISBN/ASIN: 9789048130672,9789048130689 | 2010 | English | pdf | 282/289 pages | 3.22 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: Raghu Murtugudde (auth.), A L. Ramanathan, P. Bhattacharya, T. Dittmar, M. Bala Krishna Prasad, B. R. Neupane (eds.) | Edition: 1
Coastal areas face increasing pressures from land use change, developmental activities, shoreline erosion, biodiversity losses and natural calamities. This volume addresses these issues facilitating the integrated analysis of the sustainability of coastal zones. The contributors have tried to focus their respective works on the problems that need urgent attention relevant to present day issues. Coastal Zone Management and its sustainability strategy should safeguard ecological security of the coastal areas, avoid pollution as well as exploitation of living and non living aquatic resources, protecting also the agrarian community and avian population and other floral and faunal breeding grounds. Articles have been selected on the basis of sound scientific findings hoping that it will help in developing meaningful regulations for future sustainable coastal management zone.