A manuscript submitted by Sameera (D3 student) to Ocean and Coastal Management (Elsevier) has been accepted for publication. This paper deals with coastal erosion in Marawila Beach, located in the west coast of Sri Lanka, which has been a serious problem for the past decades. Historical change of shoreline and management, including perceptions and opinions of stakeholders as well as countermeasures taken by the government were identified in this paper. Click on this link to see by Nov. 23, 2018.
Ratnayakage Sameera Maduranga Samarasekara, Jun Sasaki, Ravindra Jayaratne, Takayuki Suzuki, R. A. S. Ranawaka and Sakuntha D. Pathmasiri: Historical changes in the shoreline and management 1 of Marawila Beach, Sri Lanka, from 1980 to 2017. Ocean and Coastal Management, 165, 370-384.