Coastal and Marine Geo-Information Systems

Applying the Technology to the Environment


ISBN: 978-0-7923-5686-8 (Print) 978-0-306-48002-7 (Online)
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Table of contents (40 chapters)

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  1. The Setting

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 1-20

      The Coastal Zone Environment: A Place to Work, Rest, Play and to Manage

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 21-33

      The North East Coastline of Scotland

  2. The Coastal Zone

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-59

      Coastal/Marine GI/GIS - A Pan-European Perspective

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 61-73

      Plans for the Coastal Zone

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-84

      Hydrographic Data and Geographical Information Systems

  3. Example Applications

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 85-96

      GIS for Sustainable Coastal Zone Management in the Pacific - A Strategy

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 97-104

      Managing Marine Resources: The Role of GIS in EEZ Management

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 105-112

      The Management Plan of the Wadden Sea and its Visualisation

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 113-131

      Using GIS for Siting Artificial Reefs - Data Issues, Problems and Solutions: ‘Real World’ to ‘Real World’

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 133-148

      Collating the Past for Assessing the Future: Analysis of the Subtidal and Intertidal Data Records Within GIS

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 149-161

      Identifying Sites for Flood Protection - A Case Study from the River Clyde

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 163-171

      Arctic Coastal and Marine Environmental Monitoring

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 173-189

      A GIS Application for the Study of Beach Morphodynamics

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-199

      Determination and Prediction of Sediment Yields from Recession of the Holderness Coast

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-204

      Tracing the Recent Evolution of the Littoral Spit at El Rompido, Huelva (Spain) Using Remote Sensing and GIS

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 205-212

      Littoral and Shoreline Processes in Large Man-Made Lakes

    12. Book Chapter

      Pages 213-220

      Coastal Zone Management: The Case of Castellón

  4. Habitat

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 221-232

      Evaluating the Coastal Environment for Marine Birds

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 233-245

      Initial Attempts to Assess the Importance of the Distribution of Saltmarsh Communities on the Sediment Budget of the North Norfolk Coast

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 247-260

      Quantifying Landscape / Ecological Succession in a Coastal Dune System Using Sequential Aerial Photography and GIS

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