Guide to Best Practice in Seascape Assessment.
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Seascape is a crucial element in any maritime nation’s sense of identity and culture. It has played an important part in the history and development of Ireland and Wales. The coast and the sea is a primary holiday and leisure location and is a significant asset in a nation’s recreational resource. The coast and related seascape is a finite resource under almost continual pressure for development. In both Ireland and Wales we are currently experiencing a period of exceptional change around our coasts. The response to sea level rise is generating more proposals for coastal defence works. We have seen the development of new ports and the upgrading of existing facilities, and proposals for aquaculture schemes have become more prevalent around some coasts. Energy strategies are giving rise to wind turbine projects off both coasts. We have also become more aware of how valuable and important our seascapes are to the character and identity of much of our countryside, towns and cities. With al.....
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.a
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
Manual (incl. handbook, guide, cookbook etc)
Spatial CoverageIrish Sea
CitationHill, M., Briggs, J., Minto, P., Bagnall, D., Foley, K.and Williams, A. (2001) Guide to Best Practice in Seascape Assessment. Dublin, Ireland, Maritime Ireland/Wales, Marine Institute, 68pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1072