Scenarios for european coastal areas, a promising tool for making decisions at various levels?

J.A. Klijn

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    Abstract

    Natural coasts, especially soft coasts, in Europe are valuable landscapes, but they are under great pressure. Trends and threats have various causes of both physico-ecological and socio-economic origin. Examples of large-scale processes are given, such as sea level rise and regional processes (reclamation, urbanization, land use changes). Regional scenarios can help to support policy making. The pros and cons of forecasting and backcasting scenarios are discussed, as well as the need of data.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationScenario studies for the rural environment : selected and edited proceedings of the symposium scenario studies for the rural environment, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 12 - 15 September 1994
    EditorsJ.T.H. Schoute, P.A. Finke, F.R. Veeneklaas
    Pages457-471
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

    Keywords

    • beaches
    • coasts
    • ecosystems
    • land use
    • management
    • nature conservation
    • physical planning
    • policy
    • zoning
    • shores

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    Klijn, J. A. (1995). Scenarios for european coastal areas, a promising tool for making decisions at various levels? In J. T. H. Schoute, P. A. Finke, & F. R. Veeneklaas (Eds.), Scenario studies for the rural environment : selected and edited proceedings of the symposium scenario studies for the rural environment, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 12 - 15 September 1994 (pp. 457-471)