The Utilization and Protection of Coastal Land

by Jiwen Zhu, Nanjing Inst of Geography, Nanjing, China,
Ji Zixiu, Nanjing Inst of Geography, Nanjing, China,
Jiang Zixun, Nanjing Inst of Geography, Nanjing, China,
Haitang Liang, Nanjing Inst of Geography, Nanjing, China,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85

Abstract: Coastal land is defined as the strip of land which extends seaward to the spring low tide line and landward to about 20km distance from shoreline in Jiangsu, China. The emphasis in this paper is on the principal measures related to the rational use and conservation of coastal land. The proposed measures include macroscopic control, comprehensive planning, reasonable allocation and ecologic-economic proof.

Subject Headings: Land use | Coastal management | Shoreline | Erosion | Tides | Beaches | Ecological restoration | China | Asia | Jiangsu

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