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Coastal Conservation And Management

An Ecological Perspective

  • J. Pat Doody

Part of the Conservation Biology book series (COBI, volume 13)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
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  13. Back Matter
    Pages 279-308

About this book

Introduction

Coastal Conservation and Management provides the reader with a synthesis of the range and variation of the main coastal formations and includes practical guidance on their management. The book discusses all the main coastal habitats of importance for nature conservation (saltmarsh, shingle, sand dune and seacliff) as well as combinations of these habitats (estuaries and other coastal wetlands). It offers a comprehensive picture of both the soft sedimentary formations and those which are more resilient. While these habitats have all been covered elsewhere in the literature, no single volume gives such a wide-ranging account. An attempt is made throughout to provide the reader with a basic understanding of the importance and range of variation of each habitat and coastal ecosystem. The principal issues are discussed and the key management options identified. Some prescriptive suggestions are made, though for the most part, the reader is left to ponder the issues and their possible solutions.

Keywords

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Authors and affiliations

  • J. Pat Doody
    • 1
  1. 1.National Coastal ConsultantsUK

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