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Title Global change and Baltic coastal zones / edited by Gerald Schernewski, Jacobus Hofstede, Thomas Neumann
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2011
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Coastal research library, 2211-0577 ; 1
Coastal research library ; 1. 2211-0577
Contents pt. 1. Global change : the scientific background -- pt. 2. Sea-level rise and coastal protection -- pt. 3. Changes and spatial planning -- pt. 4. Adaptation to changes
Summary Climate change and ongoing transformation processes in economy and agriculture will have strong and multiple impacts in the Baltic region. In particular coastal zones face increasing hazards, e.g. due to sea level rise or changes in riverine nutrient loads and eutrophication. These changes also offer a wide range of new opportunities in the Baltic Region. Adaptation measures are needed but require a thorough and spatially differentiated understanding of underlying ecological, economic and social processes. Sixteen contributions by authors from eight countries give a comprehensive overview of t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Coastal ecology -- Baltic Sea Region
Coastal zone management -- Baltic Sea Region
Climatic changes.
Environmental management.
Marine sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Schernewski, Gerald.
Hofstede, Jacobus
Neumann, Thomas.
ISBN 9400704003
9789400704008