06.06.2021

INTERNATIONAL REGULATION OF UNDERWATER SOUND

International Regulation of Underwater Sound

Author(s) Elena McCarthy
Publisher Springer
Date 2004
Pages 287
Format pdf
Size 6 Mb
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There were numerous incidents in the past where the man-made sound caused serious injuries to the marine mammals. This has led to the researches in this field and the results of the researches have been reflected in the field of this volume offering readers a truly objective and professional look at how exactly the ocean noise shall be treated taking into account the lack of the regulatory framework as well as the existing scientific uncertainty over the effects that the noise has on marine system.

The content of the publication shall definitely be treated as the essential information for the oceanographers, people engaged in the international shipping, engineering activities, offshore exploration of oil and gas, policymakers, biologists and all other parties involved. The author examined the problem of the anthropogenic sound in a global content, investigating their nature and significance and considering the needs for the new regulations.

The author particularly concerns the responses of the legal system to the ocean noise problem. The volume covers the scientific aspects and policy development, the use of the MPA, i.e. marine protected areas, and other important aspects.

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