This was an integrated effort by all concerned…
The objectives of this study were as follows:
1. Resurvey and delineation of the sand resource of eight beaches on Tongatapu
2. Evaluation of the extent of recent coastal changes on Tongatapu including changes effected by cyclones and other natural events, beach sand extraction, and interaction between the two.
3. Investigation of the rate of sand production and implications for the sustainability of beach mining.
4. Evaluation of the procedures for coastal monitoring and resource management on Tongatapu and recommendations for a viable monitoring program in support of the Integrated Coastal Area Management initiative.
|Publisher||Department of Environment, Tonga|
|Modified||15 February 2022|
|Release Date||07 June 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Tonga|
|Author||Talanoafuka Kitekei'aho , SOPAC Secretariat|
|Contact Name||SOPAC Secretariat|