Global coasts in the face of disasters

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Coastal areas are known for its resources as well as vulnerabilities. If properly managed, these areas become economic, development, and recreation hubs. All the major global frameworks of development, disaster, and climate change have relevance to coastal areas. For an effective disaster management in the coastal areas, there needs to be a combination of predisaster planning and preparedness issues, as well as during and postdisaster activities. In the global era of technology, the new and emerging technologies have strong role of play in the management of coastal resources.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCoastal Management
Subtitle of host publicationGlobal Challenges and Innovations
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780128104736
ISBN (Print)9780128104750
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan 1


  • Climate change
  • Coastal resources
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Emerging technologies
  • Sdgs
  • Vulnerabilities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)


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