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Marine and Coastal Resources

  • Joseph L. AwangeEmail author
  • John B. Kyalo Kiema
Chapter
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

Marine habitats are comprised of zones termed coastal terrestrial, open water, and the ocean bottom until several meters deep. Besides fish, these habitats are home to diverse flora and fauna, with swathes of sandy beaches and sand dunes spread across the globe critical for the survival of many endangered species e.g., turtles, dugongs, migratory birds etc

Keywords

Coral Reef Marine Habitat Minimum Description Length Shoreline Change Shoreline Position 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Spatial SciencesCurtin University of TechnologyPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  4. 4.School of EnvironmentMaseno UniversityKisumuKenya
  5. 5.Geospatial and Space TechnologyUniversity of NairobiNairobiKenya

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