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Special issue on the Wadden Sea of the journal Ocean and Coastal Management

In December 2010 the trilateral scientific symposium ‘Towards a trilateral research agenda’ was organised by the Waddenacademie and several international partners. The symposium has led to the publication of a special issue on the Wadden Sea of the scientific journal ‘Ocean and Coastal Management’. In this issue research is published in the domains Geosciences, Climate and Water, Ecology and Heritage, Society and Tourism. Special attention is given to interdisciplinary research and to the improvement of the science-policy interface in the Wadden Sea Region. The special is available at sciencedirect. You can order a hard copy of this special by sending an email to the Waddenacademie.  

You can order a specific article as a pdf by sending an email to the Waddenacademie. 

Editorial board/Aims and scope.
Victor Jonge.

Dynamics as key value of the Wadden Sea Region.
Pages 1-3.
Maria van Leeuwe, Tialda Haartsen.

The Wadden Sea Region: Towards a science for sustainable development.
Pages 4-17.
Pavel Kabat, Jos Bazelmans, Jouke van Dijk, Peter M.J. Herman, Tim van Oijen, Morten Pejrup, Karsten Reise, Hessel Speelman, Wim J. Wolff.

Barrier island management: Lessons from the past and directions for the future.
Pages 18-38.
A.P. Oost, P. Hoekstra, A. Wiersma, B. Flemming, E.J. Lammerts, M. Pejrup, J. Hofstede, B. van der Valk, P. Kiden, J. Bartholdy, M.W. van der Berg, P.C. Vos, S. de Vries, Z.B. Wang.

Morphodynamics of the Wadden Sea and its barrier island system.
Pages 39-57.
Z.B. Wang, P. Hoekstra, H. Burchard, H. Ridderinkhof, H.E. De Swart, M.J.F. Stive.

Changing North Sea storm surge climate: An increasing hazard?
Pages 58-68.
Ralf Weisse, Hans von Storch, Hanz Dieter Niemeyer, Heiko Knaack.

Wadden Sea tidal basins and the mediating role of the North Sea in ecological processes: scaling up of management?
Pages 69-78.
Justus E.E. Van Beusekom, Christian Buschbaum, Karsten Reise.

Signals from the Wadden sea: Population declines dominate among waterbirds depending on intertidal mudflats.
Pages 79-88.
Marc van Roomen, Karsten Laursen, Chris van Turnhout, Erik van Winden, Jan Blew, Kai Eskildsen, Klaus Günther, Bernd Hälterlein, Romke Kleefstra, Petra Potel, Stefan Schrader, Gerold Luerssen, Bruno J. Ens.

Nonnative macrobenthos in the Wadden Sea ecosystem.
Pages 89-101.
Christian Buschbaum, Dagmar Lackschewitz, Karsten Reise.

Biogeochemical cycles in sediment and water column of the Wadden Sea: The example Spiekeroog Island in a regional context.
Pages 102-113.
Melanie Beck, Hans-Jürgen Brumsack.

Understanding the cultural historical value of the Wadden Sea region. The co-evolution of environment and society in the Wadden Sea area in the Holocene up until early modern times (11,700 BC–1800 AD): An outline.
Pages 114-126.
J. Bazelmans, D. Meier, A. Nieuwhof, T. Spek, P. Vos.

Heimat – A German concept of regional perception and identity as a basis for coastal management in the Wadden Sea.
Pages 127-137.
Beate M.W. Ratter, Kira Gee.

Deep feelings around a shallow coast. A spatial analysis of tourism jobs and the attractivity of nature in the Dutch Wadden area.
Pages 138-148.
Frans J. Sijtsma, Michiel N. Daams, Hans Farjon, Arjen E. Buijs.

The potential application of social impact assessment in integrated coastal zone management.
Pages 149-156.
Frank Vanclay.

Flyway protection and the predicament of our migrant birds: A critical look at international conservation policies and the Dutch Wadden Sea.
Pages 157-168.
Gerard C. Boere, Theunis Piersma.

Integrating ecological, economic and social aspects to generate useful management information under the EU Directives' ‘ecosystem approach’.
Pages 169-188.
Victor N. de Jonge, Rute Pinto, R. Kerry Turner.

Scenarios as a tool for supporting policy-making for the Wadden Sea.Pages 189-200.
Frederick G. Wortelboer, Bärbel G. Bischof.

Towards integrated science and management in the Wadden Sea Region.