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The environmental function analysis: a promising tool to evaluate the coastal zone conservation potential

  • Laura Giordano
  • Francesco Paolo Buonocunto
  • Luciana Ferraro
  • Alfonsa Milia
  • Matilda Mali

This study reports and compares the application and usefulness of the Environmental Function Analysis to discover the potential for conservation of two very different coastal areas located along the Campania Region (Southern Italy). The first EFA site is located in the Volturno River Coastal Zone (southern Tyrrhenian sea) while the second EFA study site is located at the western end of the Sorrento Peninsula in the Bay of Naples. Results demonstrated that EFA permits to effectively synthetize the information on coastal system functioning and on their potential for conservation or development.

  • Keywords:
  • Environmental Function Analysis,
  • Conservation,
  • Costal zone,
  • Sustainable Development,
  • Tyrrhenian Sea,
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Laura Giordano

CNR - ISMAR, The Institute of Marine Sciences, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0003-0390-5297

Francesco Paolo Buonocunto

CNR - ISMAR, The Institute of Marine Sciences, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-2056-9128

Luciana Ferraro

CNR - ISMAR, The Institute of Marine Sciences, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-6491-2274

Alfonsa Milia

CNR - ISMAR, The Institute of Marine Sciences, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-7962-7281

Matilda Mali

CNR - ISPC, The Institute of Heritage Science, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-0479-0674

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Chapter Title

The environmental function analysis: a promising tool to evaluate the coastal zone conservation potential

Authors

Laura Giordano, Francesco Paolo Buonocunto, Luciana Ferraro, Alfonsa Milia, Matilda Mali

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10.36253/979-12-215-0030-1.21

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2022

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Ninth International Symposium “Monitoring of Mediterranean Coastal Areas: Problems and Measurement Techniques”

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Livorno (Italy) 14th-16th June 2022

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Laura Bonora, Donatella Carboni, Matteo De Vincenzi, Giorgio Matteucci

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2022

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Firenze University Press

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Monitoring of Mediterranean Coastal Areas: Problems and Measurement Techniques

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