March 4, 2017

Beach and Dune Restoration by Karl F. Nordstrom

By Karl F. Nordstrom

This publication analyzes the tradeoffs concerned about restoring shores and dunes on intensively constructed coasts, the simplest techniques to take advantage of, and the how one can teach and contain stakeholders. It identifies recovery techniques that improve normal approaches and make coastal landforms extra dynamic whereas preserving their worth for shore safety. as well as ecological values, the idea that of recovery is improved to incorporate actual, financial, social and moral ideas. Compromise administration ideas are prompt to deal with the desires of alternative person teams, together with municipal managers and person homeowners. The technique of overcoming inertia or antagonism to environmentally pleasant activities also are mentioned. The ebook is written for coastal scientists, engineers, planners and bosses, and serves as an invaluable supplementary reference textual content for classes in coastal administration, ecology and environmental ethics.

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