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Environmental issues

Course Title: Coastal Zone Management and Protection

Course Outline 


This course seeks to expand knowledge and increase awareness on the importance of coastal zone and functions of coastal ecosystems. It also provides an insight of efforts being carried out to ensure that these ecosystems are sustainably managed to provide the goods and services that generate long-term socio-economic benefits while sustaining ecological integrity.




Course Objectives 


The objectives of the course are to enable participants to:

  • Understand the importance of coastal zone management
  • Understand the functions of the coastal ecosystems
  • Understand the threats of the coastal zone




Learning Outcomes


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the coastal zone;
  • Understand the concepts, fundamentals and challenges of integrated coastal zone management;
  • Have an overview of coastal ecosystems and their role in achieving a healthy coastal environment;
  • Understand the different physical processes happening in the coastal zone;
  • Learn about the threats to the coastal and marine environment;
  • Understand the process of coastal erosion and learn on the different types of coastal protection measures being undertaken to address this problem;
  • Learn about what is being done to protect the coastal zone.


    Expected Completion

           3-4 weeks


    Hours To Be Earned

           3 Hours


    Online Assessment


    Online Certificate



           Rs 500


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