Size: 39.42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Environmental policy
Languages : en
Pages : 110
Marine Pollution: Sources, Fate and Effects of Pollutants in Coastal Ecosystems bring together the theoretical background on common and emerging marine pollutants and their effects on organisms (ecotoxicology). Written by a well-renowned expert in the field who is a researcher, teacher and advisor of national and international institutions on issues, such as oil spills, water quality assessment and plastic pollution, the book offers a thorough account of the effects (ecotoxicology) of pollutants on marine organisms and the public health implications, along with the biological tools advocated by the international institutions for marine pollution monitoring. Marine Pollution: Sources, Fate and Effects of Pollutants in Coastal Ecosystems presents information in a rigorous and contrasted manner derived from a comprehensive review of solid scientific knowledge, but also illustrated with examples of practical applications. Contains up-to-date background levels and regulations on marine pollutants Conveys an in-depth analysis of the uptake, accumulation and fate of pollutants in the marine compartments Delivers a critical appraisal on biological tools for the practical monitoring of coastal pollution Includes a comprehensive glossary of technical terms and appendices with useful transversal information (units, acronyms, etc.)
This detailed and informed reference provides extensive cases and materials addressing coastal and ocean law. The text has been completely updated with the most recent cases, problems, and statutory developments. It examines such issues as: the conceptual and common law underpinnings of coastal law, the public trust doctrine, riparian rights, protection of water quality, coastal wetlands and beach management, coastal construction regulation, regulatory takings, Law of the Sea Convention, marine wildlife preservation, and global trade obligations. Discusses substantive changes to marine fisheries management law, analyzing the latest cases on quotas and restriction of access to fisheries, treaty rights, and state jurisdiction.