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Vocabulary Term Details

Coastal management

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_defence)

In some jurisdictions the terms sea defense and coastal protection are used to mean, respectively, defense against flooding and erosion. The term coastal defence is the more traditional term, but coastal management has become more popular as the field has expanded to include techniques that allow erosion to claim land. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Management
N/ACoastal Habitat Management Plans
Coasts
Flood control
Shoreline Management Plans

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
21-Jan-2014

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