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Coasts and Estuaries

Coasts and Estuaries

The Future

by Mike ElliottEric Wolanski John W. Day and others

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 06/02/2019

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Coasts and Estuaries: The Future provides valuable information on how we can protect and maintain natural ecological structures while also allowing estuaries to deliver services that produce societal goods and benefits. These issues are addressed through chapters detailing case studies from estuaries and coastal waters worldwide, presenting a full range of natural variability and human pressures. Following this, a series of chapters written by scientific leaders worldwide synthesizes the problems and offers solutions for specific issues graded within the framework of the socio-economic-environmental mosaic. These include fisheries, climate change, coastal megacities, evolving human-nature interactions, remediation measures, and integrated coastal management.

The problems faced by half of the world living near coasts are truly a worldwide challenge as well as an opportunity for scientists to study commonalities and differences and provide solutions. This book is centered around the proposed DAPSI(W)R(M) framework, where drivers of basic human needs requires activities that each produce pressures. The pressures are mechanisms of state change on the natural system and Impacts on societal welfare (including well-being). These problems then require responses, which are the solutions relating to governance, socio-economic and cultural measures (Scharin et al 2016).
ISBN:
9780128140031
9780128140031
Category:
Deltas
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
06-02-2019
Publisher:
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
726
Dimensions (mm):
276x216mm
Weight:
1.95kg

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