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Title Marine debris : sources, impacts, and solutions / James M. Coe, Donald B. Rogers, editors
Published New York : Springer, [1997]


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 W'BOOL  363.739409162 Coe/Mds  AVAILABLE
Description xxxv, 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Series Springer series on environmental management
Springer series on environmental management.
Contents 1. Debris in the Mediterranean Sea: Types, Quantities, and Behavior / Abraham Golik -- 2. Distribution of Floating Debris in the North Pacific Ocean: Sighting Surveys 1986-1991 / Satsuki Matsumura and Keiichi Nasu -- 3. Marine Debris in the Caribbean Region / James M. Coe, Stefan Andersson and Donald B. Rogers -- 4. Distribution, Type, Accumulation, and Source of Marine Debris in the United States, 1989-1993 / Christine A. Ribic, Scott W. Johnson and C. Andrew Cole -- 5. Pelagic Plastics and Other Seaborne Persistent Synthetic Debris: A Review of Southern Hemisphere Perspectives / M. R. Gregory and P. G. Ryan -- 6. The Highest Global Concentrations and Increased Abundance of Oceanic Plastic Debris in the North Pacific: Evidence from Seabirds / Martin D. Robards, Patrick J. Gould and John F. Piatt -- 7. Encrusters, Epibionts, and Other Biota Associated with Pelagic Plastics: A Review of Biogeographical, Environmental, and Conservation Issues / Judith E. Winston, Murray R. Gregory and Leigh M. Stevens -- 8. Impacts of Marine Debris: Entanglement of Marine Life in Marine Debris Including a Comprehensive List of Species with Entanglement and Ingestion Records / David W. Laist -- 9. Ghost-Fishing Gear: Have Fishing Practices During the Past Few Years Reduced the Impact? / H. Arnold Carr and Jessica Harris -- 10. A Socioeconomic Theory for Controlling Marine Debris: Is Moral Suasion a Reliable Policy Tool? / Jon G. Sutinen -- 11. Marine Debris: Benefits, Costs, and Choices / James Kirkley and Kenneth E. McConnell -- 12. The Economic Value of Controlling Marine Debris / V. Kerry Smith, Xiaolong Zhang and Raymond B. Palmquist -- 13. A Comprehensive Waste Management Model for Marine Debris / Shirley Laska -- 14. Shipping and Marine Debris in the Wider Caribbean: Answering a Difficult Challenge / F. G. (Jerry) Barnett -- 15. The Challenges of Ship-Generated Garbage in the Caribbean / Barry A. Wade -- 16. MARPOL Annex V, Commercial Ships, and Port Reception Facilities: Making It Work / Ellen Ninaber -- 17. Comparison of MARPOL Annex V Port Reception Facilities for Garbage in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and the United Kingdom / Dewayne Hollin and Duncan F. Shaw -- 18. Waste Disposal Practices of Fishing Vessels: Canada's East Coast, 1990-1991 / Paul Topping, David Morantz and Glen Lang -- 19. Dealing with Ship-Generated Plastics Waste on U.S. Navy Surface Ships / Lawrence J. Koss -- 20. Recreational Boaters and Marine Debris: How We Can Effectively Reduce Littering / Jim Ellis and Margaret Podlich -- 21. A Strategy to Reduce, Control, and Minimize Vessel-Source Marine Debris / Barbara Wallace -- 22. Legal Regulation of Upland Discharges of Marine Debris: From Local to Global Controls and Back / Andre Nollkaemper -- 23. Comparison of the Results of Two EPA Marine Debris Studies / Wayne R. Trulli, Roy K. Kropp, Heather K. Trulli and David P. Redford -- 24. New York and New Jersey Beaches: "It Was a Very Good Year" / R. L. Swanson and Marci L. Bortman -- 25. Sources of Plastic Pellets in the Aquatic Environment / David P. Redford, Heather K. Trulli and Wayne R. Trulli -- 26. Implementation and Assessment of a Floatables Action Plan for the New York-New Jersey Harbor Complex / Paul J. Molinari -- 27. The Control of Floating Debris in an Urban River / Emmett Durrum -- 28. Linkages Between Land-Based Sources of Pollution and Marine Debris / Michael Liffmann and Laura Boogaerts -- 29. Upland Sources of Marine Debris on the Shorelines of Puerto Rico / Ruperto Chaparro and Javier Velez -- 30. Land-Based Sources of Marine Debris and Contamination of the Coastal Areas of the Caribbean Islands of St. Lucia, Dominica, and the British Virgin Islands / John G. Singh and Boniface Xavier -- 31. Strategies to Reduce, Control, and Minimize Land-Source Marine Debris / Michael Liffmann, Bob Howard, Kathy O'Hara and James M. Coe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-413) and index
Subject Marine debris -- Congresses.
Marine pollution -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Coe, James M.
Rogers, Donald B.
LC no. 96018351
ISBN 0387947590 (hc : acid₋free paper)