Effects of Geographical Factors on Spatial Planning Of Coastal Areas in Turkey

Dogan O. S.

Global Congress on Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) - Lessons Learned to Address New Challenges, Marmaris, Turkey, 30 October - 03 November 2013, pp.427-432 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Marmaris
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-432
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Spatial planning has been carried out in Turkey since the 1950s. However, planning is still facing major challenges. This is due to the problems related with life, worsening environment, natural and cultural values, and settlement areas, many of which are at risk by natural disasters. Spatial planning needs to be developed especially in consideration of environmental factors.