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Author Beatley, Timothy, 1957-

Title An introduction to coastal zone management / Timothy Beatley, David J. Brower, Anna K. Schwab
Edition Second edition
Published Washington, DC : Island Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 329 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction. Understanding the coastal environment -- Coastal pressures and critical management issues -- The coastal management framework -- Federal coastal policy -- State coastal management programs -- Regional management of coastal resources -- Local coastal management -- Creative coastal design and development : building sustainably along the coast -- Conclusions : future directions in U.S. coastal management
Summary "An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management, second edition, offers a comprehensive overview of coastal planning and management issues for students and professionals. Since publication of the first edition in 1994, population growth and increasing development pressures on our coasts have made the need for forward-looking, creative, and sustainable visions for the future even greater." "This is the only book available that addresses the serious coastal trends and pressures in the United States, assesses the current policy and planning framework, and puts forth a compelling vision for future management and sustainable coastal planning." --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-313) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Coastal zone management -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Brower, David J.
Schwab, Anna K.
ISBN 142370262X (electronic bk.)
1559639156 (paperback; recycled, acid-paper)
9781423702627 (electronic bk.)
9781559639156 (paperback; recycled, acid-paper)
Other Titles Coastal zone management