2008

Protecting the Gulf’s Marine Ecosystems from Pollution

ISBN: 978-3-7643-7946-9 (Print) 978-3-7643-7947-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

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    Pages 1-21

    Biogeophysical setting of the Gulf

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    Pages 23-44

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

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    Pages 45-56

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

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    Pages 57-92

    Integrated management of pollution stress in the Gulf

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    Pages 93-106

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

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    Pages 107-130

    Oil pollution preparedness in the ROPME Sea Area

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    Pages 131-145

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

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    Pages 147-162

    Coastal pollution in Bahrain and its management

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    Pages 163-189

    Pollution from sea based sources

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    Pages 191-205

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

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    Pages 207-222

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

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    Pages 223-235

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

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    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

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    Pages 255-264

    Rapid assessment indicators of oil spill recovery in salt marsh ecosystems

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    Pages 265-272

    Shoreline bioremediation after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill

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    Pages 273-279

    Evaluation of arid salt marsh restoration techniques

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 281-285