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Handbook on Marine Environment Protection

Science, Impacts and Sustainable Management

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  • 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. Natural Science Basics

  2. Impacts of Sectoral Marine Activities

  3. Impacts of Land-Based Activities

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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.

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: 978-3-319-60154-0Published: 12 March 2018

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-09651-9Published: 23 February 2019

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-60156-4Published: 31 January 2018

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIV, 1024

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

  • Topics: Marine & Freshwater Sciences, Environmental Sociology, International Environmental Law

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