Development and Use of the Coast

  • How the coast can be developed
  • Consequences of development
  • Graph illustrating the relationship between coastal development and land availability over time
  • Compatibility matrix for coastal tourism and recreation
  • Key definitions: Sustainability and stakeholders
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Coasts Revision



Development and use of the coast

Development is about exploiting resources
Land is a resource
It's supply can be increased artificially by reclamation (Good solution Tokyo Bay
but expensive)
Until demand begins to exceed supply, the competition for land is usually
resolved by…

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Coasts Revision




COMPATIBILITY MATRIX FOR COASTAL TOURISM AND RECREATION





KEY DEFINITIONS

Sustainability: Using and managing resources today without compromising future
generations use of those resources

Stakeholders: Groups or organisations that have an interest in the development or
outcomes of a particular project. They may be…

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