The Law of the Sea: Ocean Law and Policy by Jr. ClinganThe Law of the Sea: Ocean Law and Policy by Jr. Clingan

The Law of the Sea: Ocean Law and Policy

byJr. Clingan

Paperback | January 1, 1994

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The most current text available on the international and U.S. law of the sea, this much-needed reference is built around the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other relevant maritime materials. While it addresses all aspects of ocean usage, much emphasis has been placed on issues of contemporary importance such as international fisheries, maritime boundaries, and deep seabed mining. The first part introduces traditional zones of jurisdiction and doctrine such as inland waters, territorial seas, or high seas, as well as some new concepts related to navigation: the regimes of international straits and archipelagic waters and exclusive economic zones. The latter part analyzes functional issues such as fishing, oil and gas exploitation, mining, scientific research, and maritime pollution, referring on each subject to the U.S. law for comparison.
Thomas A. Clingan, Jr. is Professor of Law and Director, Ocean and Coastal Law Program, University of Miami at Coral Gables.
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Title:The Law of the Sea: Ocean Law and PolicyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:676 pages, 7.4 × 5.16 × 1.62 inPublished:January 1, 1994Publisher:Austin & Winfield Publishers

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ISBN - 10:1880921286

ISBN - 13:9781880921289

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Table of Contents

chapter 1 Introduction to the Law of the Sea chapter 2 The United Nations and the Law of the Sea chapter 3 Freedom of the High Seas chapter 4 Internal Waters and the Territorial Sea chapter 5 The Territorial Sea chapter 6 Contiguous Zones chapter 7 Baselines chapter 8 The Continental Shelf chapter 9 Delimitation and Apportionment chapter 10 The Deep Ocean Floor: The Seabed Question chapter 11 Exploitation of Living Resources chapter 12 Marine Scientific Research chapter 13 Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment chapter 14 Dispute Settlement chapter 15 Military Use of the Marine Environment chapter 16 United States Ocean Policy