Hakan Alphan, M. Ali Derse



Comprehensive Analysis of Coastal Landscape Resources: Quantitative Approach

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Coastal landscapes face increasing demands for space and resources that they support. These demands generally conflict with each other and with the potential of landscape systems. Owing to the fact that landscapes of interest on the coast are complex, multifaceted quantitative analysis is highly necessary to understand variations in space and time. These variations may result from natural and/or human-induced processes. Recently completed research project in a coastal region on Turkish Mediterranean coast provided a framework for a comprehensive analysis of coastal landscapes. This paper provides a brief summary of the outcomes from this project. Quantitative analysis procedures were highlighted and discussions were made.


Landscapes, coastal zone, Turkey, Mediterranean, quantitative analysis


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Hakan Alphan, M. Ali Derse. (2017) Comprehensive Analysis of Coastal Landscape Resources: Quantitative Approach. International Journal of Environmental Science, 2, 347-351


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