Management Unit (MU)

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Definition of Management unit (MU):
A length of shoreline with coherent characteristics in terms of both natural coastal processes and land use. The MU is used as boundary for Shoreline Master Plans[1].
This is the common definition for Management unit (MU), other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.