Research Papers/Topics in Coastal Zone Management

Assessment Of Shoreline Morphological Changes In Brass (Niger-Delta, Nigeria)

ABSTRACT Assessment of shoreline morphological changes provides information about the historical, present and future shoreline positions. Such information is essential to coastal planning and managing natural coastal environments and human communities. Oil exporting facilities which are vital to the economy of Nigeria are located on the Okpoama- Brass shoreline in the Niger delta. The shoreline experiences morphological changes caused by natural and anthropogenic factors. Recent studies...

Assessment of Beach Litter at the Sakumono and La Pleasure Beaches

ABSTRACT Ghana faces a major challenge when it comes to waste management, especially in the urban areas. Population growth even makes the situation more exacerbated in the coastal urban areas. Most of the waste that is generated and lost inland end up in the coastal and marine environment when the rains fall and wash the solid wastes downstream. Some of the waste is also produced on the beaches by revelers when they use the beaches for tourist and entertainment purposes. This study ...