An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management
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Introduction to Coastal Zone Management by Timothy Beatley
Book DescriptionThis title offers a comprehensive overview of coastal planning and management issues for students and professionals in the field. 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 revised edition includes: significantly updated data and statistics including discussions of population and growth trends, federal and state coastal expenditures, disaster assistance expenditures and damage levels from hurricane and coastal storms; updated legislative and programmatic material, including the Stafford Act and mitigation assistance programmes, and changes in the Coastal Zone Management Act; expanded coverage of physical and biological attributes and conditions of the coastal zone; expanded and updated discussions of innovative local coastal management; and new chapters on creative coastal design and development and lessons from coastal programmes in other countries. "An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management" addresses the serious coastal trends and pressures in the US, assesses the current policy and planning framework, and puts forth a vision for future management and sustainable coastal planning. It is an important resource for undergraduate and graduate students of coastal planning as well as for local and state officials, residents of coastal communities, environmental advocates, developers and others concerned with coastal issues.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781559639156
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Timothy Beatley
Timothy Beatley is professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. His books include Green Urbanism (Island Press, 2000), The Ecology of Place (Island Press, 1997) and "Habitat Conservation Planning" (University of Texas Press, 1994). David J. Brower is research professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and co-author of Catastrophic Coastal Storms (Duke University Press, 1989) and co-editor of Understanding Growth Management (Urban Land Institute, 1989). Anna K. Schwab is research associate at the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
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