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Managing Ocean Resources

a Primer, 1st Edition

By Robert L Friedheim


224 pages

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Hardback: 9780367021672
pub: 2019-04-18
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This comprehensive collection of data and theory provides an essential resource base for intelligent ocean-management decisions. The book begins with essays on ocean science and technology, social and political organization theory relating to the oceans, and some of the problems of extracting energy from the oceans and monitoring oceans from space.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- The Nature of Ocean Space -- Science and Engineering in the Ocean -- The Political, Economic, and Legal Ocean -- Technical Problems and Opportunities for Using Ocean Space -- Southern California Continental Borderland and Extraction of Natural Resources -- Extracting Energy From the Ocean -- Conducting Ocean Science From Space -- Political, Economic, and Legal Problems and Opportunities for Using Ocean Space -- Ocean Enclosures: A Better Way To Manage Marine Resources -- Protecting the Oceanic Environment -- Management of Marine Mammals -- Law of the Sea Conference — What Went Wrong -- Arvid Pardo, the Law of the Sea Conference, and the Future of the Oceans -- Problems and Opportunities in Marine Transportation -- Evaluating Management of Coastal Resources -- Getting Our Own House in Order -- Sea Power and National Ocean Policy — Fantasies and Facts

About the Author

Robert L. Friedheim is professor of international relations and associate director for marine policy studies, Institute for Marine and Coastal Studies, University of Southern California.

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