• Juvenile green sea turtle underneath the Midway Island Pier in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

    Marine

    Lebensräume

    Marine

    Habitats

  • An iceberg captured on camera during a 30-day mission in 2012 to map areas of the Arctic aboard the NOAA Ship Fairweather.

    Arktis

    Antarktis

    Arctic

    Antarctic

  • East Coast of Scotland at a spot called Pease Bay.

     

    Meeresschutz-
    gebiete

     

    Marine Protected Areas

  • Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. White chimneys at Champagne vent site, NW Eifuku volcano. The chimneys are ~20 cm (8 in) across and ~50 cm (20 in) high, venting fluids at 103§C (217§F). Notice the bubbles in the upper left side of the image. Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean. April, 2004.

     

    Hydrothermal-
    quellen

     

    Hydrothermal Vents

  • Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A close up view of tubeworms at a seafloor hot spring on Daikoku volcano. These animals only live at hydrothermal vents. Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean. April, 2004.

     

    Hydrothermal-
    quellen

     

    Hydrothermal Vents

  • With NOAA's predicted, real-time, and forecasted currents, people can safely dock and undock ships, maneuver them in confined waterways, and safely navigate through coastal waters. This helps to avoid ship collisions or delay the arrival of goods.

     

    Seeverkehr

     

    Maritime Shipping

  • A map of a seamount in the Arctic Ocean created by NOAA's Office of Coast Survey by gathering data with a multibeam echo sounder.

    Wissenschaftliche

    Meeresforschung

    Scientific

    Research

  • Iron and silica rich chimneys on the summit of Giggenbach volcano are evidence of warm springs that were active at this site in the past. New Zealand, Kermadec Arc. April 18, 2005.

    Mineralische

    Meeresressourcen

    Mineral

    Resources

  • Colorful nudibranch (Shell-less mollusk) at Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctury.

    Marine

    Lebensräume

    Marine

    Habitats

  • Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm.

    Offshore

    Windenergie

    Offshore

    Wind Energy

International Marine Environmental Law

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface

Preface Hans Gerd Knoop, 

1. Editorial Introduction Andree Kirchner, 
2. Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment and the Dispute Settlement Regime in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Thomas A. Mensah, 
3. The Role of ITLOS as a Means of Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS David H. Anderson, 
4. The Environmental UNCLOS and the Work of IMO in the Field of Prevention of Pollution from Vessels Agustín Blanco-Bazán, 
5. Environmental Regulation of Deep Seabed Mining Michael W. Lodge, 
6. Law of the Sea and Meteorological and Oceanographic Observations from Ocean Areas Iwona Rummel-Bulska, 
7. Inter-Agency Collaboration or Inter-Agency Competition ? A Challenge for the UN System Moira L. McConnell, 
8. 
Capacity-Building in International Marine Environmental Law: Perspectives of Developing Countries Aref Fakhry, 
9. Effectiveness of International Environmental Protection Treaties on the Sea Transport of Mineral Oil and Proposals for Policy Revision Thomas Höfer and Lutz Mez, 
10. Ending Flag State Control? Awni Behnam, 
11. Port State Control as an Instrument to Ensure Compliance with International Marine Environmental Obligations Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe, 
12. Marine Protected Areas in the Exclusive Economic Zone Rainer Lagoni, 
13. Approaches to the Establishment of Protected Areas on the High Seas Hjalmar Thiel, 
14. Management of Marine Nature Reserves in East Asia: The Case of the People?s Republic of China Zou Keyuan, 
15. Aquaculture and Environmental Regulations: The German Situation within the North Sea Bela H. Buck, Gesche Krause, Harald Rosenthal and Victor Smetacek 
16. Compensation for Environmental Damage in Maritime Liability Regimes Louise Angélique de La Fayette