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Integrating social perceptions in beach management

Author
Roca, E.; Villares, M.
Type of activity
Book chapter
Book
Beach management tools: concepts, methodologies and case studies
First page
875
Last page
893
Publisher
Springer
Date of publication
2018
ISBN
978-3-319-58303-7 Open in new window
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58304-4 Open in new window
URL
https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-58304-4 Open in new window
Abstract
This book provides an overview of beach management tools, including carrying capacity, beach nourishment, environmental and tourism awards (like Blue Flag or others), bathing water quality, zoning, beach typologies, quality index, user's perception, interdisciplinary beach monitoring, coastal legislation, shore protection, social and economic indicators, ecosystem services, and coastal governance (applied in beach case studies). Beaches are one of the most intensely used coastal ecosystems an...
Keywords
beach management, public perception
Group of research
LESEC - Laboratori d'Estudis Socials de l'Enginyeria Civil

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