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Chapter 6 Coastal Tourism and the Ocean Fringe

DOI: 10.23912/9781911635574-4461

ISBN: 9781911635574

Published: August 2020

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Published in: The Impact of Tourism on the Marine Environment

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911635574-4283



This focus of this book is on the marine environment, but one cannot understand the impact of tourism on the marine environment without looking at the ocean fringe, the interface between the land and the ocean. In this chapter we will concentrate on how things that happen on land in relation to tourism impact on the marine environment. However, it is also important to note that this relationship is two-way and that tourism on land is affected by the ocean in terms of coastal erosion, for example, as well as being impacted by changes in the temperature of sea water and rising sea levels.

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Swarbrooke, P.J. (2020) "Chapter 6 Coastal Tourism and the Ocean Fringe" In: Swarbrooke, P.J. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911635574-4461


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