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Towards a new integrated beach management system: the ecosystem-based management system for beaches

Author
Sarda, R.; Valls, J.F.; Pintó Fusalba, Josep; Ariza, E.; Lozoya, J.; Fraguell, R.M.; Martí, C.; Rucabado, J.; Ramis Pujol, Juan; Jimenez, J.A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Ocean and coastal management
Date of publication
2015-12
Volume
118
Number
Part B
First page
167
Last page
177
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.07.020 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/86931 Open in new window
Abstract
Massive use of beaches has forced traditional management of these systems to focus on the service offer to users. Consequently, human activity and behavior prevailed over other biological and physical processes and functions. Mirroring this tendency, the use of Performance Awards (Blue Flag) and Environmental/Quality Management Systems (ISO 14001, EMAS, and Q of Quality) were popularized as standards of environmental quality. In parallel to this process, recent international coastal and marine p...
Citation
Sarda, R., Valls, J.F., Pintó, J., Ariza, E., Lozoya, J., Fraguell, R.M., Martí, C., Rucabado, J., Ramis, J., Jimenez, J.A. Towards a new integrated beach management system: the ecosystem-based management system for beaches. "Ocean and coastal management", Desembre 2015, vol. 118, núm. Part B, p. 167-177.
Keywords
Beach management, Beach social-ecological system, Ecosystem approach
Group of research
LIM/UPC - Maritime Engineering Laboratory

Participants

  • Sarda Borroy, Rafael  (author)
  • Valls, Josep Francesc  (author)
  • Pintó Fusalba, Josep  (author)
  • Ariza, Eduard  (author)
  • Lozoya, Juan Pablo  (author)
  • Fraguell, Rosa Maria  (author)
  • Martí Llambrich, Carolina  (author)
  • Rucabado, Josep  (author)
  • Ramis Pujol, Juan  (author)
  • Jimenez Quintana, Jose Antonio  (author)

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