Difference between revisions of "North Lebanon Coastal Zone"
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Revision as of 10:57, 14 July 2011
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).
Main coastal issues
- Urban sprawl
- Marine pollution
- Impacts on fishery
- To mitigate coastal risk
- To improve urban sprawl and fishery resources management
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
LEAC - Scenarios
Manale Abou Dagher, Manal R. Nader, University of Balamnd, firstname.lastname@example.org, Manal.email@example.com
Elaboration: Stefano Soriani, Fabrizia Buono, Monica Camuffo, Marco Tonino, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice.