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The Practical Guide “Integrating the shoreline into spatial policies” provides a synthesis of the results of MESSINA partners' activity devoted to the prototyping of Coastal Geographic Information Systems (GIS) on three coastal sites in Europe. It is intended to help local stakeholders and coastal engineers willing to implement a coastal GIS...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
Shoreline monitoring is a vital element of planning and management of the coast in a sustainable way. Shoreline monitoring informs coastal managers of coastal evolution, change and processes as well as the rate of change. Monitoring provides an essential baseline against which the impacts of climate change on the coast can be assessed. Ideally...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
This guideline gives an overview on how to make socio-economic evaluations of coastal areas affected by erosion and flooding. The use of such an evaluation gives valuable information and insight into the function, needs, effects and costs for handling, - or not handling - the erosion problems. The guideline could be used in order to make...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
Cost benefit analysis of coastal protection with focus on Zandvoort (Netherlands).
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Anonymous, A. (author)
A comprehensive coastal monitoring programme has been set up for the Dubai coastal zone following extensive infra-structural development over the last 20 years. The Dubai coastal zone, and in particular the Jumeirah frontage, has been identified as a key element in the expected dramatic expansion of tourism to the region. Considered together...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
The Netherlands lies on the northern coast of Europe and is situated between Belgium in the southwest and Germany in the northeast. The Netherlands boarders the North Sea which stretches from Cap Blanc Nez (France) to the north part of Jutland (Denmark) and is subdivided in three sections: the Delta coast, the Holland coast and the Wadden coast....
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Anonymous, A. (author)
The use of mineral magnetic concentration data as an innovative means of monitoring sediment transport and sediment properties in marine, estuarine and fluvial environments has been well documented in the past. Mineral magnetic measurements are now considered a routine form of analysis when investigating the compositional properties of rocks,...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
Predictions of the state of the future coastline as a reaction to the changes in climate have lead to revisions in the future coast protection policies necessary to protect the Bournemouth coastline. In optimising the most economic solutions for the future coast protection of the coastline, alternative defences have been examined and costed,...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
The south-east coast of England is characterised by low-lying land susceptible to both flooding and erosion as a result of rising sea levels and soft sedimentary geology. This combined with extensive coastal development, means that the management of the coastal zone is essential. Shoreline Management Plans and coastal strategy studies have...
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Anonymous, A. (author)
Case study descriptions of coastal zone management in Estela (Portugal), Giardini naxox (Sicily, Italy), Isle of Wight (UK), Les Sables d'Olonne (France), Riga (Latvia) and Lido de Sète (France).
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