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Oceans and coastal resources

a briefing book

by Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementOceans and Coastal Management Issues Team, Congressional Research Service
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Oceans and Coastal Management Issues Team
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24349171M
OCLC/WorldCa29889410

This book gathers, compiles and interprets recent developments, starting from paleo-coastal climatic conditions, to current climatic conditions that influence coastal resources. Chapters included cover almost all aspects of coastal area management, including sustainability, coastal communities, hazards, ocean currents and environmental monitoring. The World Bank Group helps countries promote strong governance of marine and coastal resources to improve the contribution to sustainable and inclusive economies by supporting sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, making coastlines more resilient, establishing coastal and marine protected areas, reducing pollution, and developing knowledge and capacity around ocean health.

Course Hero has thousands of oceans study resources to help you. Find oceans course notes, answered questions, and oceans tutors 24/7. Midterm1_Book Notes #8_ Course: ENVS The Oceans, Coastal Processes, and Landforms. Global Oceans and Seas. Chemical Composition of Sea Water. Seawater is a solution (contains solutes, or. This book begins with an introduction to ocean zoning and provides an in-depth case study of the first state ocean zoning program. An essential resource to both lawyers and planners involved with real estate or coastal zone management, it provides the blue print for coastal states to assume more control over their coastal environment.

Created in , the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) is a semi-autonomous institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the country's oldest national engineering society. May 01,  · Our appetite for energy and mineral resources seems insatiable. As land based resources become increasingly scarce, those in the oceans are attracting greater interest. The fuels and ores in the deep sea are particularly tempting. But wind and wav.


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