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Beach Management: Principles and Practice
  

Beach Management: Principles and Practice (Hardback)

By Williams, Allan
By Micallef, Anton

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Beaches are one of the widely loved and heavily used and abused areas in the world. Competing social or recreational, economic and conservation needs make beach management particularly challenging but vitally important. This comprehensive book covers beach management principles a... read full description below.

ISBN 9781844074358
Barcode 9781844074358
Published 30 June 2009 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781844074358
ISBN-10 1844074358
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Earthscan Ltd
Publication Date 30 June 2009
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Williams, Allan
By Micallef, Anton
Category Management Of Land & Natural Resources
Regional & Area Planning
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 159mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 862g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Coastal zone management, Beaches - Management, Coastal zone management
NBS Text Environment & Planning
ONIX Text College/higher education;College/higher education
Dewey Code 333.917
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

Beaches are one of the most widely loved and heavily used and abused areas in the world. Competing social or recreational, economic and conservation needs make beach management particularly challenging but vitally important. This comprehensive book provides full coverage of beach management principles and practice, with an emphasis on needs-based management. The book provides a wealth of case studies from the UK, USA, New Zealand, the Mediterranean, and Latin America. The emphasis throughout the book is on optimizing economic, social and environmental outcomes and reconciling competing needs in management planning for beach area. This book is an indispensable tool kit for all professionals in beach and coastal/beach zone management. It is also a comprehensive primer for university undergraduate students in professional planning, land management, coastal geography as well as tourism and conservation planning and management.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'Williams and Micallef give a unique overview, which is based on their long and worldwide experience.' Frank van der Meulen, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education 'An excellent reference text.' Travel Law Quarterly

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Author's Bio

Allan Williams is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Swansea Metropolitan University, Wales, UK and has published more than 250 academic papers on coastal science and geography. Anton Micallef is a full-time lecturer at the University of Malta and has consulted and published on many aspects of the coastal environment. He is also Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics, a specialised Centre of the Council of Europe's Euro-Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement

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