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Beach, D. 2002. Coastal Sprawl: The Effects of Urban Design on Aquatic Ecosystems in the United States. South Carolina Coastal Conservation League. Pew Oceans Commission, Arlington, VA.
coastal, development, impacts, Implementation, stewardship, urban
This report describes the effects of coastal sprawl on aquatic ecosystems in the U.S. through a discussion of population trends, trends in urban expansion, and the science of watershed protection. Strategies and tools for protection are also presented for the regional, neighborhood, and site scale, as well as implementation measures.