Search for dissertations about: "coastal management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 swedish dissertations containing the words coastal management.

  1. 1. Towards Collaborative Coastal Management in Sri Lanka? A study of Special Area Management planning in Sri Lanka's coastal region

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Ingegerd Landstrom; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; participation; partnership; local governace; coastal management; natural resource management; community; coastal zone; coastal region; Hikkaduwa; Sri Lanka; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the efforts to bring about a greater degree of local community participation in the use and management of Sri Lanka's coastal land and natural resources. Through the application of the Special Area Management (SAM) strategy in geographically distinct areas along the coast, the aim is to create collaborative arrangements - partnerships - that will enable coastal communities and local governments to work together with the Sri Lankan state and share responsibility and authority over the management of coastal land and natural resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coral Reef Habitats and Fish Connectivity Implications for coastal management and fishery

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Tove Lund Jörgensen; Michael Tedengren; Nick Graham; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; anthropogenic disturbance; coral reef habitat; fish community; coastal ecosystems; conservation management; spatial ecology; seascape perspective; holistic approach; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : Coral reefs have one of the highest levels of biodiversity of all ecosystems in the world and are important for both human livelihood and food security throughout many tropical countries. However, due to increased anthropogenic pressure on marine ecosystems, especially during the last couple of decades, coral reefs have become critically over-fished, and many reefs are now in a degraded state and are facing additional future threats due to further over-exploitation, chemical pollution, sedimentation, and effects of climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation and Planning in the Management of Coastal Resource Conflicts: Case Studies in West Swedish Municipalities

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Inst. för globala studier, avd. för humanekologi, GU

    Author : Andrea Morf; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; planning; participation; natural resource management; coastal management; conflict management; Bohuslän; Sweden;

    Abstract : There is a growing concern about sustainable management of natural resources in coasal areas, which is expressed in a worldwide debate about integrated coastal management. Physical or territorial planning as a comprehensive approach to territorial management with routine procedures for public participation seems well suited to achieve integration across any administrative sectors, to support local stakeholder participation, and to enhance conflict management in coastal areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mass-balance modelling and GIS-based data analysis as tools to improve coastal management

    University dissertation from Geotryckeriet, Uppsala

    Author : Dan Lindgren; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; coastal waters; nutrients; Baltic Sea; eutrophication; modelling; management; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

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  5. 5. Impacts of recreational boating in coastal seascapes and implications for management

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Jenny Egardt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; leisure boats; management; environmental impact; marine national park;

    Abstract : Kosterhavet National Park, a marine protected area on the Swedish west coast, is a popular destination for tourists and attracts over half a million visitors annually. Many of the tourists arrive by boat, and the natural harbours are frequently visited. READ MORE