Protecting the Gulf’s Marine Ecosystems from Pollution

ISBN: 978-3-7643-7946-9 (Print) 978-3-7643-7947-6 (Online)
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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Biogeophysical setting of the Gulf

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 23-44

    The coastal vegetation of the western and southern Gulf — characterisation and conservation aspects

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 45-56

    Impact of oil pollution and increased sea surface temperatures on marine ecosystems and biota in the Gulf

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 57-92

    Integrated management of pollution stress in the Gulf

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 93-106

    Efforts of regional and international organisations in reducing levels of pollution in the Gulf

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 107-130

    Oil pollution preparedness in the ROPME Sea Area

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 131-145

    Remote Sensing: A tool for managing marine pollution in the Gulf

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 147-162

    Coastal pollution in Bahrain and its management

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 163-189

    Pollution from sea based sources

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 191-205

    Impacts of seawater desalination plants on the marine environment of the Gulf

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 207-222

    Importance of the freshwater influx from the Shatt-Al-Arab River on the Gulf marine environment

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 223-235

    The compensation schedule approach for the assessment of oil spill damages to marine resources of the RSA

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 237-254

    The impact of the Gulf War (1990 – 91) oil release upon the intertidal Gulf coast line of Saudi Arabia and subsequent recovery

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 255-264

    Rapid assessment indicators of oil spill recovery in salt marsh ecosystems

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 265-272

    Shoreline bioremediation after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 273-279

    Evaluation of arid salt marsh restoration techniques

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 281-285