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 Nikolai L. Plink, George G. Gogoberidze. Coastal Policy. - St. Petersburg, Russian State Hydrometeorological University Publishing House, 2003. 253 p.
     The book gives the essential statements of the methodology and principals of the Integrated Coastal Management. Main mechanisms and tools of the ICM approach as well as experience in the ICM process obtained in the different coastal zones including Russian ones are discussed.

© Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU), 2004


Opening Address
EU-COMET: a TEMPUS/Tacis Project as a tool for the development of training and education in ICM in the Russian Federation.

Short history of the ICM development.

Chapter 1. Basis of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • 1.1. Scale and interdisciplinary of the ICZM
  • 1.2. Coastal zone boundary - delimitation problem
  • 1.3. Policy and his part in the ICZM system
  • 1.4. Problem of complexity and integration in the ICZM
  • 1.5. Public management in the ICZM system
  • 1.6. European coastal zone and climate global warming problem
  • 1.6.1. Main information about modern condition of Europe
    • 1.6.2. Scripts of socio-economic development
    • 1.6.3. Main results of the climatic changes in Europe
Chapter 2. Initialization and implementation of the ICZM programs
  • 2.1. Methodology of the preparation and initiation of the ICZM program implementation
  • 2.2. Main stages of the ICZM program realization
  • 2.3. Management of the ICZ program
Chapter 3. Instruments of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management system
  • 3.1. Administrative methods
    • 3.1.1. Elaboration and acceptance of the coastal zone policy
    • 3.1.2. Law
    • 3.1.3. Guides and others standard papers
    • 3.1.4. Zoning procedures
    • 3.1.5. Regulation and constraint procedures
  • 3.2. Socio-economical instruments
    • 3.2.1. Traditional practices and knowledge
    • 3.2.2. Management procedure based on the cooperation and collaboration
    • 3.2.3. Development of the coastal zone potential
    • 3.2.4. Economical instruments using
  • 3.3. Tools of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management
    • 3.3.1. Ecological monitoring for the build-investment projects
    • 3.3.2. Coastal zone inventory
    • 3.3.3. Impact matrix of the coastal zone resources using
    • 3.3.4. Analysis of the nature-users potential conflicts
    • 3.3.5. Public opinions study
    • 3.3.6. Main principles of risk impact management
    • 3.3.7. Investment risk assessment for the basic ports of the Russian Federation
    • 3.3.8. Sea level variation in the ICZM problems
    • 3.3.9. Rick impact management of the oil patches
Chapter 4. Effectiveness analysis of the ICZM programs realization
  • 4.1. Economical analysis
  • 4.2. Wise practices distribution for the sustainable development of the coastal zone

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