Essays about: "protection of marine environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words protection of marine environment.

  1. 1. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  2. 2. Distribution of Meiofaunal biodiversity and abundance in relation to development stage of the Mangrove Forest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Matilda Hultman; [2017]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Mangrove ecosystems constitute a valuable economic resource harbouring a wide diversity of organisms and operating an essential provider of nutrients for adjoining marine ecosystems. The meiobenthic fauna (i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Consequences of cracks on ship structural integrity - An investigation of hull ultimate strenght and crack propagation on ship structures

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Da Wu; Qiaojian Ye; [2015]
    Keywords : buckling; crack propagation; FEM; fracture mechanics; progressive;

    Abstract : The ship structural integrity plays a significant role in ship structural safety andenvironmental protection. There are four types of limit states in ship design,serviceability limit states (SLS), ultimate limit states (ULS), fatigue limit states (FLS),and accidental limit states (ALS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Legal Aspects of Port State Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Kulchytskyy; [2013]
    Keywords : contract of affreightment; flag state control; recognised organisations; flag state implementation; port access; ship’s nationality; port state jurisdiction; seafarers’ right; protection of marine environment; shipping safety; port state control; international law; Maritime law; marine insurance; undue detention; time charter parties; off-hire clause; UNCLOS; SOLAS; MARPOL; STCW; MLC; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Port state control plays a central role in maritime safety and protection of marine environment and it becomes more significant in protection of seafarers’ rights. This thesis integrates discussion and consideration of different legal aspect of PSC in order to present a comprehensive view on it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geographical and Environmental Impacts of Climate Change in the Arctic Legal Regime: Towards a Comprehensive Legal Order for Balancing Environmental Governance and International Trade & Commerce Interests

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Tafsir Matin; [2012]
    Keywords : Soft law; Hard law; Arctic Council; strict liability; absolute liability; zero-discharge policy; Commercial implications; Geographical impacts; Environmental impacts; Climate Change; Arctic States; Intercross; Balancing interests; New legal regime; Multilateral agreements; Joint contingency plans; Arctic national legislations; International Conventions.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The thesis aims at supplementing a critique of the existing international instruments, regional responses and national legislation of the Arctic related to marine environmental protection. With this aim in view, the thesis satisfies its objective by proposing a Bipartite “Arctic Council” acting as a conglomeration of the Arctic States and the Flag States with a hybrid “Arctic treaty”, which is an interplay of international and regional response. READ MORE