Integrated coastal zone management
Coastal Zone: planning and integrated management. Main characteristics of the coastal zone. Problems and risks. ICZM elements. The general model.
Phases: planning, diagnosis, implementing and evaluation.
The ICZM in the European Union: policy and laws. The Mediterranean Protocol. The green book on Maritime Policy. The ICZM in Spain as an example of implementation: policy and laws. The Spanish strategy.
Practical work: Integrated management and Conservation of Coastal Zones: Spanish case studies.
Understanding of the main tools for planning management; sensibility, coordination and decision in practical case studies.
Additional information regarding evaluation methods
- Continuous evaluation based on class presentations, reports in writing and solutions to practical problems.
- Participation in class.
Further course information can be found here: https://studiekiezer.ugent.be/studiefiche/en/C004237/2022