Shoreline management

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Definition of Shoreline management:
The act of dealing – in a planned way – with actual and potential coastal erosion and its relation to planned or existing development activities on the coast. The objectives of Shoreline Management are:
  1. To ensure the development activities in the coastal area follow an overall land use plan and a general environmental policy
  2. To ensure the development activities in the coastal area does not contribute to or aggravate erosion
  3. To ensure that development activities do not occur in sensitive areas
  4. To ensure that erosion control techniques are cost-effective and socially and environmentally acceptable[1]
This is the common definition for Shoreline management, other definitions can be discussed in the article


References

  1. Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.