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||Coastal Urban Environment
Author: Dr. R. Ramesh and Prof. S. Ramachandran
Description: The primary objective of the Book is to discuss the state-of-the-art coastal urban Environment and its status with regard to recent developments and future planning. Evaluation of coastal issues, policies, management, case studies, and sustainable use of coastal waters in an urban environment have been addressed. Special emphasis has been given to coastal environments such as mangroves and coral reef ecosystems that are highly fragile and are constantly exposed to anthropogenic stress. This book will attract researchers, coastal marine scientists, technologists and students working on environment and marine sciences.
Table of Content: * Coastal Zone Management in India-An Overview/S. Ramachandran * Coastal Fisheries and Urbanisation/V. Sampath * Implication of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification in Urban Areas/S. Balaji * Land use in Coastal Ecosystem and its Implications on Nutrient Biogeochemistry/R. Ramesh * Urban and Transport Developments in Tamil Nadu Coast/T. Anantharajan * Coastal Erosion-Problems and its Impact on Landuse Changes/J.S. Mani * River Elbe Ecology-Contributions to a Large Scale Environmental Project/Brigitte Urban * Impact of Economic Development and Urbanization on Coastal Zones/K.S. Kavi Kumar * Coastal Land use and Land Cover Change Modelling-Remote Sensing and GIS Applications/R. Krishnamoorthy, S. Ramchandran and P. Periakali * Major Inorganic Constituents in Mangrove Ecosystems of South India/R. Purvaja and R. Ramesh * Trace Elements in the Mangrove Ecosystems of South India/R. Purvaja and R. Ramesh * Trace metal Distribution in Sediments of Vellar Estuary/A. Shalini, R. Ramesh and T. Balasubramanian * Shoreline Management Study Using Integrated Techniques : a Case Study of Chennai Coast/P. Kasinatha Pandian and S. Ramachandran * Degradation of Coral Reefs in Gulf of Mannar, Southeast Coast of India/M. Thanikachalam and S. Ramachandran * Groundwater Quality Variations in the Coastal Aquifers-Case Study from South India/AL. Ramanathan and M. Bala Krishna Prasad