This book presents a comprehensive collection of data and theory that provides an essential resource base for intelligent ocean-management decisions. It is helpful for laymen, students, and specialists interested in the aspects of ocean affairs.
Part I: The Nature of Ocean Space 1. Science and Engineering in the Ocean 2. The Political, Economic, and Legal Ocean Part II: Technical Problems and Opportunities for Using Ocean Space 3. Southern California Continental Borderland and Extraction of Natural Resources 4. Extracting Energy from the Oceans 5. Conducting Ocean Science From Space Part III: Political, Economic, and Legal Problems and Opportunities for Using Ocean Space 6. Ocean Enclosures: A Better Way to Manage Marine Resources 7. Protecting the Oceanic Environment 8. Management of Marine Mammals 9. Law of the Sea Conference - What Went Wrong 10. Arvid Pardo, the Law of the Sea Conference, and the Future of the Oceans 11. Problems and Opportunities in Marine Transportation 12. Evaluating Management of Coastal Resources Part IV: Getting Our Own House in Order 13. Sea Power and National Ocean Policy - Fantasies and Facts