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Integrated Coastal Zone Management
edited by Erlend Moksness

Integrated Coastal Zone Management comprises the proceedings of The International Symposium on Integrated Coastal Zone Management, which took place in Arendal, Norway between 11-14 June 2007.

The main objective of the Symposium was to present current knowledge and to address issues on advice and management related to the coastal zone. The major themes of papers included in Integrated Coastal Zone Management are:

  • Coastal habitats
  • Impacts on coastal systems
  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • Coastal governance
Comprising a huge wealth of information, this timely and well edited volume is essential reading for all those involved in coastal zone management around the globe.


  1. State of Fear or State of Oblivion? What coastal zones are telling us about global change and why we need integrated coastal and ocean management on a global scale
Coastal habitats
  1. The challenge of establishing sustainable utilization of our coastal resources.
  2. Evaluating the geomorphologic stability of an estuarine sandy beach.
  3. Macro-algae habitat as fish nursery: evaluation of function as predation refuge.
  4. Predictive probability modelling of marine habitats - a case study from the West coast of Norway
Impacts on coastal systems
  1. EU Indicators to monitor the progress in ICZM.
  2. The response of hyperbenthos and infauna to hypoxia in fjords along the Skagerrak: Estimating loss of biodiversity due to eutrophication.
  3. Environmental characterisation in the Augusta harbour (Sicily, Italy) using benthic foraminifera: the effects of human impact on benthic environment.
  4. Eco-friendly sustainable shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh: A way of minimizing coastal degradation.
  5. Bioshields and ecological Restoration in Tsunami-affected areas in India.
  6. The population density and urbanisation at the North-East of Baltic Sea, the time-spatial analysis
Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM)
  1. Future challenges in Environmental Policy relative to ICZM (keynote address).
  2. Legal framework for integrated coastal zone management.
  3. Lobster reserves in coastal Skagerrak – An integrated analysis of the implementation process.
  4. Efficiency of Fishing Vessels Affected by a Marine Protected Area – The Case of Small-Scale Trawlers and the Marine Protected Area in Nha Trang Bay, Vietnam.
  5. Socio-economic impacts of sea use change in the German North Sea: A scenario based assessment in the context of regional development.
  6. Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) in Guyana: development barriers, opportunities and recommendations.
  7. Strategies for the beneficial use of dredged material in Japan
Coastal governance
  1. Management or Governance, Environment or Ecosystem; What are the Differences and Does It Matter? (keynote address).
  2. Assisting decision-makers in complex water issues – A case study: Rotterdam Mainport, The Netherlands.
  3. Local coastal zone planning and stakeholder participation in Norway.
  4. The Evolution of Governance Mechanisms for the Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management Initiative.
  5. Climate Change, Coastal Communities and Governance: Developing solutions for change, Australia.
  6. Map of Coastal Zone Vulnerabilities to Wave Actions - Application to Aveiro District (Portugal).
  7. Managing Coastal Vulnerability: New Solutions for Local Government

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Integrated Coastal Zone Management
edited by Erlend Moksness
2009 • 342 pages • $218.95 + shipping
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