The contribution of coastal lagoons to the continental shelf ecosystem of Ghana
Coastal lagoons are a resource within the coastal area. They are simple systems that are easily disturbed both by natural processes and by pollution from adjacent urban and industrial development. There is increasing pressure on coastal resources as a result of anthropogenic activities. The contribution of coastal lagoons to the coastal ecosystem in Ghana and some basic management measures are discussed. A number of issues impacting on lagoon resources are identified.
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