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An interdisciplinary analysis of beach management in the Catalan coast (north-western Mediterranean)

Author
Ariza, E.; Jimenez, J.A.; Sarda, R.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Coastal management
Date of publication
2012-07
Volume
40
Number
4
First page
442
Last page
459
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/08920753.2012.692308 Open in new window
URL
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08920753.2012.692308?journalCode=ucmg20#.UcG74dimVpl Open in new window
Abstract
This article presents a comprehensive analysis of beach management in the Catalan coast (NW Mediterranean) by introducing and integrating results from different partial projects. They analyzed the legal, political, and administrative framework of beach management, the quality tools available, the practices of management, the processes of beach use, and beach waste/litter dynamics.
Keywords
institutions, local management, quality
Group of research
LIM/UPC - Maritime Engineering Laboratory

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