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Handbook on Marine Environment Protection

Science, Impacts and Sustainable Management

  • Provides the most important scientific and management topics in marine environmental protection in a comprehensive way and clear language

  • Gives readers the latest perspectives and best practices by renowned experts regarding functioning of marine ecosystems, natural processes, and anthropogenic pressures

  • Acquaints readers with the intricacies and challenges of managing coasts and oceans more sustainably, and guides them through the thicket of concepts and strategies, laws and policies, and the various actors that define our ability to manage marine activities

  • Essential for marine environmental scientists, policy-makers, lawyers, practitioners and concerned or interested readers

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Table of contents (54 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv
  2. Natural Science Basics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Introduction into Physical Oceanography

      • Rebecca Hummels
      Pages 3-35
    3. Ecological Organization of the Sea

      • Birte Matthiessen, Franziska Julie Werner, Matthias Paulsen
      Pages 37-65
    4. Marine Ecosystem Services

      • Markus Salomon, Henriette Dahms
      Pages 67-75
  3. Impacts of Sectoral Marine Activities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77
    2. Impact of Fishing Activities on Marine Life

      • Gerd Kraus, Rabea Diekmann
      Pages 79-96
    3. Mariculture

      • Thomas A. Wilding, Kenneth D. Black, Steven Benjamins, Iona Campbell
      Pages 97-114
    4. Shipping

      • Alan Simcock
      Pages 115-138
    5. Impacts of Coastal Developments on Ecosystems

      • Christian Winter
      Pages 139-148
    6. Exploitation of Offshore Wind Energy

      • Jens Lüdeke
      Pages 165-188
    7. Dredging for Navigation, for Environmental Cleanup, and for Sand/Aggregates

      • Craig Vogt, Eugene Peck, Gregory Hartman
      Pages 189-213
    8. Environmental Risks of Deep-sea Mining

      • Philip P. E. Weaver, David S. M. Billett, Cindy L. Van Dover
      Pages 215-245
    9. Dumped Chemical Weapons

      • Jacek Bełdowski
      Pages 247-259
    10. Marine Climate Engineering

      • David P. Keller
      Pages 261-276
  4. Impacts of Land-Based Activities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277
    2. Agriculture

      • Oene Oenema, Qian Liu, Jingmeng Wang
      Pages 279-296
    3. Land-Based Industries

      • Elisabeth Schmid
      Pages 297-309
    4. Land-Based Wastewater Management

      • Stephan Koester
      Pages 311-325

About this book

This handbook is the first of its kind to provide a clear, accessible, and comprehensive introduction to the most important scientific and management topics in marine environmental protection. Leading experts discuss the latest perspectives and best practices in the field with a particular focus on the functioning of marine ecosystems, natural processes, and anthropogenic pressures. The book familiarizes readers with the intricacies and challenges of managing coasts and oceans more sustainably, and guides them through the maze of concepts and strategies, laws and policies, and the various actors that define our ability to manage marine activities. Providing valuable thematic insights into marine management to inspire thoughtful application and further study, it is essential reading for marine environmental scientists, policy-makers, lawyers, practitioners and anyone interested in the field.

Keywords

  • marine environmental protection
  • marine environmental management
  • anthropogenic impacts
  • maritime resources
  • oceanic resources
  • marine ecosystems
  • maritime management
  • ocean governance
  • marine and freshwater sciences

Editors and Affiliations

  • German Advisory Council on the Environment, Berlin, Germany

    Markus Salomon

  • University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

    Till Markus

About the editors

Markus Salomon is marine biologist working for the German Advisory Council on the Environment. With more than a decade of experience in policy analysis and advice, he has a strong interest in marine environmental protection. 

Till Markus is a senior legal researcher at the Research Centre for European Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bremen. He has published extensively in the areas of environmental and international law.

 

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Handbook on Marine Environment Protection

  • Book Subtitle: Science, Impacts and Sustainable Management

  • Editors: Markus Salomon, Till Markus

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60156-4

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing AG 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-60154-0

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-09651-9

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-60156-4

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIV, 1024

  • Number of Illustrations: 21 b/w illustrations, 143 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Water, Environmental Social Sciences, International Environmental Law

Buying options

eBook USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-60156-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout