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Continental shelf limits : the scientific and legal interface

Author: P J Cook; Chris Carleton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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Article 76 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea lays down the rules and regulations governing claims to a continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles for the 130 coastal States and entities that have ratified or acceded to it. This book is designed to help those coastal States implement the provisions of Article 76, covering the technical issues involved and explaining the interface between the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P J Cook; Chris Carleton
ISBN: 0195117824 9780195117820
OCLC Number: 42080180
Description: xiv, 363 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Peter J. Cook, Chris M. Carleton --
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea / John-Pierre Levy --
Legal aspects of the continental shelf / Robert W. Smith, George Taft --
Characteristics of continental margins / Philip A. Symonds [and others] --
Resources of the continental margin and international law / Victor Prescott --
Geodetic techniques / Alan Dodson, Terry Moore --
Historical methods of positioning at sea / Adam J. Kerr --
Satellite positioning methods / Chris Hill, Terry Moore, Vidal Ashkenazi --
Historical methods of depth measurement / Steve Shipman, Anthony Laughton --
Present-day methods of depth measurement / John Hughes Clarke --
Interpretation of bathymetry / David Monahan --
Seismic reflections and refraction methods / Shigeru Kasuga [and others] --
Gravity and magnetic methods / Richard M. Carruthers, John D. Cornwell --
Geological techniques / Dennis A. Ardus, Alister C. Skinner, Herman R. Kudrass --
Data sources, management, and presentation / Troy L. Holcolmbe, Carla J. Moore --
Initial assessment / Ron Macnab --
The practical realization of the continental shelf limit / Chris M. Carleton [and others] --
Ridge issues / Philip A. Symonds [and others] --
Deep sea fan issues / George Taft, Bilal Haq --
Delimitation issues / Chris M. Carleton --
Annex 1. Glossary of technical terms --
Annex 2. Key provisions of UNCLOS relating to the continental shelf ; Annex II--Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf ; Annex II to the Final Act, Statement of Understanding Concerning a Specific Method to Be Used in Establishing the Outer Edge of the Continental Margin --
Annex 3. 1958 Geneva Convention on the continental shelf --
Annex 4. Acronyms.
Responsibility: edited by Peter J. Cook and Chris M. Carleton.
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