Climate change is no secret to anyone. And its consequences will be huge - in terms not only of the biology, ecology, flora and fauna of the oceans, but also of coastal safety.
For rising sea-levels makes beaches and coastlines narrower - all while the use of coastal areas is more likely to rise than to fall.
So how can coastlines be protected and their future use safeguarded? Fisheries, too: how might marine reserves be identified and organised? How should fishing quotas be established? And what can be done with ships' bilge water, whose discharge threatens to spread exotic plants and animals? How can all such interests be balanced? As a coastal zone manager, you will be dealing with questions like these - regionally, nationally and internationally.
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|Cultuur en Maatschappij (HAVO) ||wiskunde A |
|Economie en Maatschappij (HAVO) || |
|Natuur en Gezondheid (HAVO) || |
|Natuur en Techniek (HAVO) || |
|Cultuur en Maatschappij ||wiskunde A of wiskunde B |
|Economie en Maatschappij || |
|Natuur en Gezondheid || |
|Natuur en Techniek || |
Professional experience required: Professional experience is not required, previous work experience is however also considered.
Other requirements: Basic computer literacy.
Sustainable Development; Stress Effects on Coasts and Seas; Economics of and Human Influences on the Coastal Zone; Resolving Conflicting Interests; Sustainable Tourism; Spatial Planning and GIS; Project Management.
Problem-directed and competence based learning, lectures, excursions, project work, case studies.
Coastal Zone Management is a 1-year certificate programme. It is part of the bachelor Coastal Zone Management.
Participants will be able to: analyse the stakeholders and help resolve the conflicting interest in coastal zone issues; coordinate and integrate the input from various disciplines within a framework of sustainable development.
The program has a broad scope in order to educate students to become generalists with an overview of coastal issues and excellent communication skills, enabling them to overcome conflicts between different stakeholders. Topics like Methodology of Coastal Zone Development, Coastal Policy Development, Collaborative and Stakeholder Management, Recreation and Tourism, Bridging Conflicts of Interest , will enhance the capability of people working within organizations dealing with coastal zone issues.