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North Lebanon Coastal zone (Lebanon): A coastline of about 102,5 km characterized by coastal issues related to urban sprawl, lack of management of solid waste and wastewater. It includes 3 bays, two main headlands, a variety of river deltas and a natural reserve.
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Responsible person: Manale Abou Dagher, M.Sc. Program Assistant at the Institute of the Environment
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Person on cc: Manal R. Nader, Ph.D. Director of the Institute of the Environment  
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Institution: University of Balamand
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<u>'''CASE description'''</u>
Contacts:  Manale Abou Dagher:  P.O.Box:100, Tripoli - North Lebanon – Lebanon Tel: 06/930257 – 06/930 250 ext. 3966 Fax: 06/930 257; Manal R. Nader : email: Manal.nader@balamand.edu.lb
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The Northern coastline constitutes approximately 37% of the total Lebanese coast with 102.5 Km of shoreline length. It includes three bays and two main headlands and a variety of river deltas as well as the Palm Island Nature Reserve. The coast is sandy/pebbly (51% of the total Northern coast) and rocky (49% of the total Northern coast).
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[[Image:North_lebanon1.jpg|300px|thumb|right|Marine Resources and Coastal Zone Management Program - Institute of the Environment - University of Balamand]]
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<u>'''ICZM phase'''</u>
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Designing the Future
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<u>'''Main coastal issues'''</u>
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- Urban sprawl
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- Erosion
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- Marine pollution
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- Transport
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- Impacts on fishery
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<u>'''Objectives'''</u>
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- To mitigate coastal risk
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- To improve urban sprawl and fishery resources management
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[[image: North_lebanon2.jpg|300px|thumb|left|Marine Resources and Coastal Zone Management Program - Institute of the Environment - University of Balamand]]
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<u>'''End Products'''</u>
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Reports on conservation and particular relevant coastal issues (coastal dynamics and pollution, urban sprawl and artificialiation, erosion, accretion and sea filling)
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<u>'''Tools foreseen to be developed and used'''</u>
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Indicators - LEAC - Economic Assessment - Modelling about pollution and sediment transport - Scenarios - Participatory methods
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<u>'''Other tools to be applied'''</u>
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Early warning system
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<u>'''Training needs'''</u>
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LEAC - Scenarios
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<u>'''CASE Responsibles'''</u>
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Manale Abou Dagher, Manal R. Nader,  Universirty of Balamnd, manal.aboudagher@balamand.edu.lb, Manal.nader@balamand.edu.lb

Revision as of 22:18, 29 June 2011

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CASE description

The Northern coastline constitutes approximately 37% of the total Lebanese coast with 102.5 Km of shoreline length. It includes three bays and two main headlands and a variety of river deltas as well as the Palm Island Nature Reserve. The coast is sandy/pebbly (51% of the total Northern coast) and rocky (49% of the total Northern coast).

Marine Resources and Coastal Zone Management Program - Institute of the Environment - University of Balamand


ICZM phase

Designing the Future




Main coastal issues

- Urban sprawl

- Erosion

- Marine pollution

- Transport

- Impacts on fishery



Objectives

- To mitigate coastal risk

- To improve urban sprawl and fishery resources management



Marine Resources and Coastal Zone Management Program - Institute of the Environment - University of Balamand


End Products

Reports on conservation and particular relevant coastal issues (coastal dynamics and pollution, urban sprawl and artificialiation, erosion, accretion and sea filling)



Tools foreseen to be developed and used

Indicators - LEAC - Economic Assessment - Modelling about pollution and sediment transport - Scenarios - Participatory methods

Other tools to be applied Early warning system


Training needs

LEAC - Scenarios



CASE Responsibles

Manale Abou Dagher, Manal R. Nader, Universirty of Balamnd, manal.aboudagher@balamand.edu.lb, Manal.nader@balamand.edu.lb