Integrated coastal management in the Venice lagoon and its watershed

Daniel Suman, Stefano Guerzoni, Emanuela Molinaroli

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Abstract

The Venice Lagoon (VL) is a complex ecosystem in which public participation and area-based management has often been neglected by administrative bodies involved in the planning of coastal projects and public works. In this area, the analysis of the local situation highlighted a substantial absence of coordination among the various administrative bodies in charge of planning and management at various governmental levels and in different regulated economic sectors. This paper analyses public participation and collaboration with reference to the Integrated Coastal Management context (ICM). The paper examines specific requirements, constraints, and opportunities for the complex case of the VL where participatory management and institutional coordination need enhancement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-269
Number of pages19
JournalHydrobiologia
Volume550
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2005

Keywords

  • Ecosystem-based management
  • Integrated coastal management
  • Sectoral activities
  • Sustainability
  • Venice Lagoon

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aquatic Science

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