Environmental management tools for ports
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Ports are very complex systems from the point of view of environment. In fact, the very existence of the port, as well as any expansion of its installations, implies a certain loss of habitat. Furthermore, the normal activities carried out in ports can be associated, one way or another, with environmental impacts: waste water discharges, air pollution, noise, soil contamination, dredging, waste production, accidental releases into water or air, etc. (Trozzi and Vaccaro, 2000).
CitacióDarbra, R.M.; Journée, H.; Wooldridge, C. Environmental management tools for ports. A: Present and Future of Port Water Quality Management in the EU Atlantic Area Workshop. "Present and Future of Port Water Quality Management in the EU Atlantic Area Workshop (CD)". Santander: 2012.