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Cover for Structure of coastal resorts.

The focus in this chapter is on those destinations where tourism is a dominant function and the beach and coastal waters are a prime attraction. Their morphology is considered first, i.e. the spatial arrangement of basic structural features which demonstrate a close relationship between...

Author(s)
Pearce, D. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The coastal chars of Bangladesh.

This chapter offers background information on the coastal chars of the Meghna Estuary in Bangladesh and the settlement of newly emerged chars.

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Halophytic vegetation in south-east Europe: classification, conservation and ecogeographical patterns.

Halophytic vegetation is very complex and diverse, and the main factors for its development are salinity and moisture. Investigations into different types of halophytic vegetation have been compiled in vegetation databases as scientific tools for classification analyses and interpretation of...

Author(s)
Stevanović, Z. D.; Aćić, S.; Stešević, D.; Luković, M.; Šilc, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ion accumulation pattern of halophytes.

Halophytes grow near the seashore, and in intertidal zones, coastal salt marshes, inland salt lakes and saline deserts under high salinity. They have socio-ecological values through their primary production, nutrient cycling, provision of wildlife habitats and stabilization of shorelines....

Author(s)
Chaudhary, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global climate change and coastal tourism: recognizing problems, managing solutions and future expectations.

This book aims to update the last volume, Disappearing Destinations (2011), and presents new cases that discuss current threats and consequences of climate change predictions on coastal tourism destinations. In this context, predicted changes and implications for management and policy at such...

Author(s)
Jones, A.; Phillips, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction - coastal tourism and climate change: current narratives and discourse.

This is an introduction to a book focusing on the contemporary current strategic management issues that are critical to the growing complexity of relationships between global tourism, predicted climate change and policies for tourism coastal management. The recognition and identification of the...

Author(s)
Jones, A.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated Coastal Zone Management: policy evolution and effective implementation?

This chapter describes climate change, coastal processes and shoreline management and, using international examples, show the evolution of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM). ICZM strategies from high level to operational implementation will then be focused through the lens of a case study...

Author(s)
Phillips, M. R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and tourism sustainability - the Red Queen Theory: tourists as climate refugees.

This chapter encapsulates the climate change debate within the context of coastal tourism destinations throughout the world, providing examples of some of the threats and advantages for such significant changes. It also indicates that the Red Queen Theory seems suited to the current debates on...

Author(s)
Jenkins, I.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and its impacts on coastal tourism: regional assessments, gaps and issues.

This chapter presents regional assessments of the threats posed by climate change to coastal tourism, and emphasizes some of the factors that make regional and destination level analysis so important yet, at the same time, challenging.

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the climate change risk of a coastal-island destination.

This chapter begins with a brief review of the coverage on coastal tourism in the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report, including the relative state of knowledge regionally and identified knowledge gaps. The discussion then outlines the multiple and interdependent impacts of climate change that must be...

Author(s)
Scott, D.; Verkoeyen, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter

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