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Sustainable use of marine and coastal areas is growing in scientific, political and practical importance around the world. Demands on the marine and coastal environment are increasing in intensity and more informed decision-making and policy responses are required. In light of climate change and growing development pressures, coastal management must consider social, economic and environmental concerns This module covers: the Marine Scotland Act, the National Marine Plan, Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Marine Spatial Planning, coastal defences, ecosystem-based management, beach management, coral reefs, stakeholder participation, data acquisition, analysis, and access to information, providing a background to managing coastal and marine environments.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.