Category:Theme 6

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Theme 6: Effect of development and use on ecomorphology and coastal habitats is defined as the effects of human activities on coastal biotopes. The concepts upon which this is contructed are based on system processes including development in time.

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Problem: Increased human exploitation and infrastructure developments in the coastal and estuarine zones influence the geo-and eco-morphology resulting in enlarged stress on coastal habitats.

Theme 6:

  • Integrates research on the Effects of Development and Use on Ecomorphology and Coastal Habitats in the different European countries
  • Evaulates existing concepts for dealing with habitat change and identifying obstacles to effective management, including major existing knowledge gaps
  • Identifies promising technologies for recovery of habitats through the development of environmental technologies that are focused on the coastal environment.

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