Marine Mineral Resources
International Maritime Transport Perspectives
Shipping and Ports in the Twenty-first Century
World Fisheries Resources
The Development of Integrated Sea Use Management
By Fillmore C. F. Earney
July 11, 2016
During the past century, scientists, world statesmen, and international entrepreneurs have become increasingly aware of the potential of the oceans as a source of minerals. This book provides an authoritative picture of the current state of marine mineral extraction. A major work of reference, it ...
By Donald R. Rothwell, David L. VanderZwaag
August 07, 2013
Australia and Canada have been at the forefront of efforts to operationalize integrated oceans and coastal management. Throughout the 1990s both countries devoted considerable effort to developing strategies to give effect to international ocean management obligations. This key book focuses on ...
By Lawrence Juda
May 22, 1996
This book places contemporary problems of ocean use management in historical context beginning with the time of Hugo Grotius, whose seminal 1609 work The Freedom of the Seas was the basis of ocean law for the next three centuries. Individual use problems are dealt with in detail and include ...
By Jonathan Potts, Hance D. Smith
March 13, 2009
Britain's maritime tradition is well documented. The management of its marine and coastal environment is therefore of tantamount importance, and offers lessons for other nations across the world. The beginning of the new millennium marks a major, long-term turning point in the historical ...
By David L. VanderZwaag, Gloria Chao
October 19, 2012
The aquaculture industry is fast expanding around the globe and causing major environmental and social disruptions. The volume is about getting a 'good governance' grip on this important industry. The book highlights the numerous law and policy issues that must be addressed in the search for ...
By Heather Leggate, James McConville, Alfonso Morvillo
July 11, 2012
The importance of the international maritime transport industry is difficult to overstate. This new book presents an interdisciplinary approach from a wide range of internationally-based experts. International Maritime Transport represents a radical departure from previous works in its structure ...
By David Pinder, Brian Slack
June 28, 2012
Shipping and port systems are vital to societies and lifestyles around the world. In the late twentieth century, however, assumptions concerning the robustness of these systems were severely shaken by economic shocks triggered by oil crises. This volume explores how many of the consequent ...
By Robin Churchill, Geir Ulfstein
June 19, 1992
As world natural resources diminish and the necessity of protecting our environment becomes critical, the need for efficient marine management increases. However, marine boundaries are not easily defined and in disputed areas the prospect of sound management is difficult. The Barents Sea is a ...
By James R. Coull
December 08, 1993
World Fisheries Resources provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of how this commodity is used. The author examines the various aspects of fishing resources from their biological basis through to marketing and consumption. The subject is set in context by tracing the historical development,...
By Hance D. Smith, Adalberto Vallega
September 26, 2002
Fisheries, recreation, transportation, mineral extraction ... the world's seas are subject to an incredibly diverse range of uses. Hitherto these have generally been considered on a use by use basis, with a multiplicity of separate organisations involved in government, private and voluntary sectors...
By Hance Smith
February 13, 1992
This book reviews key developments in the field of marine science and technology. It focuses on three major themes such as the importance of technical developments in ocean management, the application of these developments to specific sea uses ranging from fish farming to the disposal of industrial...
By Adalberto Vallega
November 02, 2000
This topical book examines ocean governance and calls for close co-operation between science and policy. Adalberto Vallega uniquely considers the ocean as a spatial complex system which must be represented as a whole and argues that scientific approaches must change to achieve progress and ...