By James C. F. Wang
The first single-volume reference of its type, this complete guide offers history details and research at the complete diversity of latest ocean use concerns. assurance contains the improvement of ocean legislations, the evolving makes use of of oceans, information on dwelling and non-living ocean assets, the environmental influence of pollutants, and competing nationwide claims over ocean exploration. the amount additionally summarizes the most up-tp-date examine to be had at the makes use of of oceans, comprises the salient parts of the 1982 legislation of the ocean conference within the topical surveys and analyses awarded, and discusses the entire different significant foreign conventions that experience handled worldwide ocean or marine affairs. scholars, researchers, and enterprise employees keen on the political and felony dimensions of ocean use will locate this an integral source.
The instruction manual starts with an outline of the world's oceans and their actual and geographic good points. the subsequent chapters survey the overseas meetings which have been hung on ocean use and discover the ancient improvement of foreign rules at the legislations of the ocean. Ocean assets and their financial and political administration shape the focal point of the next 4 chapters, with separate chapters on dwelling and non-living assets and deep seabed mining. the ultimate chapters handle ocean environmental defense and pollutants prevention and the results of varied makes use of of the sea: army, navigation and shipping, and marine medical learn. The textual content is followed by means of a number of charts and tables, end-of-chapter references, and 7 appendixes which include helpful supplemental details akin to a chronological checklist of conventions and treaties at the legislations of the ocean, nationwide laws on particular financial zones, bilateral fishery agreements, and more.
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Handbook on Ocean Politics and Law by James C. F. Wang