Water's Edge : Critical Problems of the Coastal Zone. Paperback

By: KETCHUM, Bostwick H., (ed.)

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KETCHUM, Bostwick H. (ed.). Water's Edge : Critical Problems of the CoastalZone. The Coastal Zone Workshop was held 22 May - 3 June 1972 in Woods Hol e, Massachusetts and was cosponsored by The Institute of Ecology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, (1972). Pp (4),[v]-xx,(2),[3]-393. 8vo, illustrated card cover. "The sea may still be considered the earth's last frontier, but its shoreline has been all too accessible to man's ravages. Oil spills, indiscriminate disposal of industrial waste, and summer crowds have all left their mark. In May 1972 a group of scientists and other concerned specialists met under the joint sponsorship of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Institute of Ecology not only to discuss the specific environmental problems associated with coastal ecosystems but also to take up in multdisciplinary sessions the problems and prospects of effective planning, management, and legislation regarding man's activities in the coastal zone." -from cover. Contents: Part I. A Summary of Results and Conclusions. 1. A Summary of Results and Conclusions Part II. Constraints on Man's Sctivities. 3. Nonrenewable Resources; 4. Recreation and Aesthetics; 5. Urbanization and Industrial Development; 6. Transportation and Coastline Modifications; 7. Contamination and Coastal Pollution through Waste Disposal Practices.. Part III. Management of Coastal Resources. 8. Strategies and Research Needs for Coastal Zone Management; 9. Allocating Coastal Resources: Trade-off and Rationing Processes; 10. Structure of Management Planning; 11. Legal Aspects of the Coastal Zone; 12. ASystems View of Coastal Zone Management. With bibliography and indices.. R ubbed, light creasing to front cover, else very good. 25.00

Title: Water's Edge : Critical Problems of the Coastal Zone. Paperback

Author Name: KETCHUM, Bostwick H., (ed.)

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Publisher: MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1972, ISBN:0262610167:

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