Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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TASKS FOR COASTAL RESOURCES ASSESSMENTS AND OIL SPILL SENSITIVITY MAPPING IN THE ARAB STATES OF THE GULF
REPORT TO THE UNESCO OFFICE DOHA, QATAR

Summary
Andrew Price a, Derek Gliddon b
Thabit Zahran Al Abdessalaam c 
& Benno Böer d
November 2003
Foreword
1 Introduction
2 Objectives
3 Approach
4 National Status and Needs
5 Future Options for UNESCO Support
6 Project Concept Summaries
6.1 Protection priority index maps
6.2 National coastal resource 
datasets
6.3 Guidelines for standards in 
data collection and processing
6.4 Coastal habitat guide to 
promote coastal environmental 
awareness
6.5  Capacity building

Layout, and design by Peter Blank & Henning Schwarze
Photos by Henning Schwarze (figures 1,2,4,5,6,7) 
& Andrew Price (figure 3)
Cover, and cartography by Peter Blank

Technical editing and production by the 
World Habitat Society, Germany

Web version by Claire Blackburn

7 Next steps
8 Acknowledgements 
9 Annex
a Input to parts of report relating to Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and UAE
b Input to parts of report relating to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE
c Input to parts of report relating to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE
d Project management and input to the editing process

Disclaimer

The designations employed and the presentation of material throughout this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of frontiers or boundaries.

 

 

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