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Role and Use of Technologies in Integrated Coastal Zone Management: Lessons from the European Demonstration Programme

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Abstract:

Technologies are considered tools to increase the number of "available options" and to "enlarge the freedom of action" of society to achieve specific objectives. One such objective is sustainable development of the coastal zones. One way to achieve this is via integrated coastal zone management (ICZM): the integration of otherwise sectoral management activities. ICZM is not yet a widespread practice. Even in situations where integrated management is attempted, the role of technologies that might be deployed on the coastal zone to satisfy other societal needs or to provide a solution to specific problem, is not always adequately considered. True integration requires an understanding of how a technology is influenced by or impacts the surrounding natural, economic, and social environment. The present article describes an analysis of the role and use of technologies in the European Union Demonstration Programme on ICZM.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/08920750390168363

Affiliations: R&D Division, Tecnomare SpA, Venezia, Italy

Publication date: 2003-04-01

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