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Growing pressure from increasingly diverse human activities coupled with climate change impacts threaten the functional integrity of coastal ecosystems around the globe. A multi-disciplinary approach towards understanding drivers, pressures and impacts in the coastal zone requires effective integration of data and information in policy and management, combining expertise from nature and social science, to reach a balanced and sustainable development of the coastal zone.

This important book comprises the proceedings of The International Symposium on Integrated Coastal Zone Management, which took place in Arendal, Norway between 3-7 July 2011. The main objective of the Symposium was to present current knowledge and to address issues on advice and management related to the coastal zone. The major themes of papers included in this book are:

  • Coastal habitats and ecosystem services
  • Adaptation/mitigation to change in coastal systems
  • Coastal governance
  • Linking science and management

Comprising a huge wealth of information, this timely and well-edited volume is essential reading for all those involved in coastal zone management around the globe. All libraries in research establishments and universities where marine, aquatic and environmental sciences, and fisheries and aquatic sciences are studied and taught will need copies of this important volume on their shelves.


Erlend Moksness is Research Director at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Norway. His background is in recruitment in marine fish, fish ageing, stock enhancement of marine fishes, and aquaculture of marine fishes.

Einar Dahl is the head of the Coastal Zone Ecosystem Programme at the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in Norway. His research has mainly been on harmful phytoplankton species. More recently he has been working with coastal zone ecology in a broader perspective.

Josianne Støttrup is a Senior Scientist and Head of Coastal Ecology at the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua, previously Danish Institute for Fisheries Research). Her research focus has been on marine larval nutrition initially, but evolved to coastal juvenile fish habitats, flatfish ecology and more recently to integrated coastal management.


About the Editors vi

Contributors vii

Referees xi

Preface xiii

Chapter 1 The Role of Science in the Transition to Sustainability: the Systems Approach Framework for Integrated Coastal Zone Management 1
Tom Sawyer Hopkins and Denis Bailly

Section 1 Coastal Habitats and Ecosystem Services

Chapter 2 The Norwegian Programme for Mapping of Marine Habitats Providing Knowledge and Maps for ICZMP 21
Trine Bekkby, Frithjof E. Moy, Heidi Olsen, Eli Rinde, Torjan Bodvin, Reidulv Bøe, Henning Steen, Ellen S. Grefsrud, Sigurd H. Espeland, Are Pedersen and Nina M. Jørgensen

Chapter 3 Monitoring Ecological Quality of Coastal Waters by the Nature Index (NI) an Integrated Measure of Biodiversity 31
Eivind Oug, Gro I. van der Meeren, Gregoire Certain and Signe Nybø

Chapter 4 The Scomberomorus brasiliensis Gill-net Production System in Northern Brazil; an Invisible and Mismanaged Small-scale Fishery 49
Victoria J. Isaac, Roberto V.E. Santo, Bianca S. Bentes, Keila R.M. Mourao and Flavia Lucena-Fredou

Chapter 5 A Combination of Seagrass and Macroalgal Beds Enhances Survival of Young-of-the-Year Rockfish Sebastes Cheni 61
Yasuhiro Kamimura and Jun Shoji

Section 2 Adaptation/Mitigation to Change in Coastal Systems

Chapter 6 Natural Resource Potential of Macroalgae Harvesting in the Baltic SeaCase Study Trelleborg, Sweden 71
Emma Risen, Joseph Santhi Pechsiri, Maria E. Malmstrom, Nils Brandt and Fredrik Grondahl

Chapter 7 Conserving Mangrove Ecosystem for Climate Change Adaptation in the Ganges Basin 85
M. Shahadat Hossain

Chapter 8 Monitoring Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Behaviour in a Highly Urbanised Coastline: Gold Coast, Australia 101
Jan-Olaf Meynecke, Silje Vindenes and Daniella Teixeira

Section 3 Coastal Governance

Chapter 9 An Overview of the Implementation of SAF Methodology Regarding the Stakeholder Response, in the Mussel-Farming Area of Chalastra, Thermaikos Gulf 117
Zoi I. Konstantinou and Yannis N. Krestenitis

Chapter 10 Knowledge Issues in ICZM and EBM Applied on Small Geographic Scales: Lessons from a Case Study in Risør, Norway 127
H°akan T. Sandersen, Eirik Mikkelsen, Erlend Moksness and Jon Helge Vølstad

Chapter 11 Governance Systems for Marine Protected Areas in Ecuador 145
Vincent Gravez, Robert Bensted-Smith, Pippa Heylings and Taylor Gregoire Wright

Chapter 12 The Battle for Space the Position of Norwegian Aquaculture in Integrated Coastal Zone Planning 159
Bjørn Hersoug

Section 4 Linking Science and Management

Chapter 13 Integrated Coastal Zone Management Preview and Evaluation of its Application on the Coast of Cyprus 171
Nicholas Kathijotes and Athina Papatheodoulou

Chapter 14 Framing a 'Post-Normal' SciencePolicy Interface for Integrated Coastal Zone Management 179
Scott Bremer

Chapter 15 Co-Learning in Marine Protected Areas for Integrated Coastal Zone Management 192
Mohammad A.L. Siddique, S. Zafrin, S. Myers, T. Smith, R. Babcock, and R.W. (Bill) Carter

Chapter 16 Reflexively Mapping the SciencePolicy Interface for Coastal Zones 206
Anne Blanchard and Scott Bremer

Chapter 17 Bridging the SciencePolicy Divide in the Coastal Zone: Is There a Role for Learning Processes? 218
Melissa Nursey-Bray and Nick Harvey

Chapter 18 Perspectives of Social and Ecological Systems 229
Paul Tett, Audun Sandberg, Anne Mette, Denis Bailly, Marta Estrada, Thomas Sawyer Hopkins, Maurizio Ribera d'Alcala and Loraine McFadden

Index 245

Colour plates appear between pages 48 and 49

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Global Challenges in Integrated Coastal Zone Management
Code EAN: 9781118496503
ISBN: 978-1-118-49650-3
Protection contre la copie numérique: Adobe DRM
Format: eBook (pdf)
Editeur: Wiley-Blackwell
Genre: Autres
nombre de pages: 268
Parution: 27.12.2012
Année: 2012
Sous-titre: Englisch
Taille de fichier: 14.3 MB