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Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

Edited by: Hance D. Smith , Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero , Tundi S. Agardy

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415531757
eBook ISBN: 9780203115398
Adobe ISBN: 9781136294822

10.4324/9780203115398
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This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these themes. The underlying approach is geographical, with prominence given to the biosphere, political arrangements and regional patterns – all considered to be especially crucial to the human understanding required for the use and management of the world's oceans. 

Part one addresses key themes in our knowledge of relationships between people and the sea on a global scale, including economic and political issues, and understanding and managing marine environments. Part two provides a systematic review of the uses of the sea, grouped into food, ocean space, materials and energy, and the sea as an environmental resource. Part three on the geography of the sea considers management strategies especially related to the state system, and regional management developments in both core economic regions and the developing periphery. The primary themes within each chapter are governance (including institutional and legal bases); policy – sets of ideas governing management; and management, both technical and general.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The World Ocean and The Human Past and Present Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Changing Geopolitical Scenarios Download PDF
Chapter  3:  State Ocean Strategies and Policies for the Open Ocean Download PDF
Chapter  4:  International Marine Governance and Protection of Biodiversity Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Regional Ecosystem-Based Imperatives Within Global Ocean Governance Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Blue Planet Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Ocean Health Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Marine Scientific Research Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Marine Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Science and Policy Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Ecosystem Services and Their Economic and Social Value Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Strategic Environmental Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Greening The Ocean Economy Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Global Fisheries Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The High Seas and IUU Fishing Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Rethinking Small-Scale Fisheries Governance Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Mariculture Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Oil and Gas Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Renewables Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ocean Minerals Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Making Progress with Marine Genetic Resources Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Shipping and Navigation Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Subsea Telecommunications Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Sea-Power Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Waste Disposal and Ocean Pollution Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Marine Leisure and Tourism Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Maritime Heritage Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  28:  State Maritime Boundaries Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The Deep Seabed Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Surveying the Sea Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Planning Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Maritime Boundaries Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Marine Spatial Planning in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The East Asian Seas Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Africa Download PDF
Chapter  36:  South Pacific and Small Island Developing States Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Polar Oceans Download PDF
Chapter  38:  The World Ocean and the Human Future Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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