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Trends and future challenges for U.S. national ocean and coastal policy
|Statement||edited by Biliana Cicin-Sain, Robert W. Knecht, and Nancy Foster.|
|Contributions||Cicin-Sain, Biliana., Knecht, Robert W., Foster, Nancy 1941-, United States. National Ocean Service., University of Delaware. Center for the Study of Marine Policy., Ocean Governance Study Group (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||HT392 .T74 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 142 p. :|
|Number of Pages||142|
|LC Control Number||99489170|
In early January, NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, NCDC’s parent organization, released a Technical Report covering an analysis of historical climate trends and climate scenarios of the future for eight U.S. regions as well as one for the contiguous United States. The National Ocean Policy encourages federal, regional and state agencies to work together with tribal partners, local stakeholders and the public to . The Stephenson Ocean Security Project invites you to the second annual CSIS Ocean Security Forum on January 7, The annual forum highlights how marine resources disputes, exacerbated by. Robin Kundis Craig researches the law and policy of "all things water," including water rights, water pollution, and ocean and coastal issues, as well as climate change adaptation, the intersection of constitutional and environmental law, and the food-energy-water nexus. She has authored, co-authored, or edited 11 books, 21 books chapters, and over articles in both law and scientific journals.
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Trends and Future Challenges for U.S. National Ocean and Coastal Policy Purpose The purpose of the conference was to examine trends and future challenges (national and global) that are likely to affect U.S. national ocean and coastal policy in the next 25 years.
Such trends include demographic pressures on the coast; trends related to. Trends and future challenges for U.S. national ocean and coastal policy. Silver Spring, MD: U.S. Dept.
of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,  (OCoLC) Online version: Trends and future challenges for U.S. national ocean and coastal policy.
Get this from a library. Trends in U.S. coastal regions, addendum to the proceedings, trends and future challenges for U.S. national ocean and coastal policy. [Charles A Bookman; Thomas J Culliton; Maureen A Warren; United States. National Ocean Service. Special Projects Office,].
Challenges in Ocean Policy summarizes the main messages of recent reports from the Ocean Studies Board, calling attention to two significant ocean issues â€” nutrient pollution and sustainable fisheries â€” that are likely to require high-level attention and policy decisions during the coming four years.
National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan. To translate President Obama's National Policy for the Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people, the National Ocean Council released the National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan.
The Implementation Plan describes specific actions Federal agencies will take to address key ocean. The Coastal States Organization (CSO) is a U.S. non-profit organization located in Washington D.C. that represents the Governors of the nation's thirty-five coastal states, commonwealths and represents the Governors on legislative and policy issues relating to the sound management of coastal, Great Lakes and ocean resources.
It contributes to the development of coastal zone Headquarters: Washington, DC. H. Marlowe (American Coastal Coalition). Assessing the economic benefits of America's coastal regions. Trends and Future Challenges for U.S. National Ocean and Coastal Policy: Proceedings of a Workshop (Washington, D.C.), pp.
77– Google ScholarCited by: In Aprilthe National Ocean Council (NOC) published the National Ocean Policy (NOP) Implementation Plan.
The Implementation Plan aligned the efforts of the Federal government under five major themes: Ocean Economy, Safety and Security, Coastal and Ocean Resilience, Local Choices, and Science and Information.
Since then, Federal agencies. Trends in ocean and coastal tourism: the end of Ocean and coastal tourism is widely regarded as one of the fastest growing areas of.
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Steps should be taken to make information available to policy makers and the general public in a timely manner. Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of U.S. Department of Commerce. These entities con - tributed to and assisted in the development of this report.
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Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management presents a wealth of knowledge that enhances current best practices to achieve more effective communication and use of marine environmental information.
Useful to all major groups in the policy-making process, from senior policy- and decision-makers to. Ocean Infrastructure for Categories and Trends Changes in infrastructure over the past two or more decades provide an important perspective when planning for the next two decades.
The committee identified trends in the development and use of supporting infrastructure for ocean research, focusing mainly on the past 20 years (), as. for the National Ocean Service n the last year, two landmark reports -- the Pew Ocean Commission’s America’s Living Oceans: Charting a Course for a Sea Change, and the Preliminary Report of the U.S.
Commission on Ocean Policy — have been released. These reports examine the broad range of issues impacting the nation’s coastal and ocean. LOST CITIES. You don’t need to look very hard in a place like Miami to see how cities are changing in the 21st Century – rising sea levels are gradually making some of them disappear.
Fuelled. Crowder: The National Ocean Policy, or NOP, was based on the premise that a robust economy and jobs depend on a healthy ocean.
The NOP signified the. Ocean Acidification: A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, selfperpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
Plastics have transformed everyday life; usage is increasing and annual production is likely to exceed million tonnes by In this concluding paper to the Theme Issue on Plastics, the Environment and Human Health, we synthesize current understanding of the benefits and concerns surrounding the use of plastics and look to future priorities, challenges and by: Critical Infrastructure for Ocean Research and Societal Needs in identifies major research questions anticipated to be at the forefront of ocean science in based on national and international assessments, input from the worldwide scientific community, and ongoing research planning activities.
This report defines categories of. The Oceans Act of requires that a report of Federal ocean and coastal activities be submitted to Congress every two years. This report provides an overview of Federal programs related.
The ocean absorbs about 30% of the carbon dioxide that is released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels. As a result, the ocean is becoming more acidic, affecting marine life.
Rising sea levels due to thermal expansion and melting land ice sheets and glaciers put coastal areas at greater risk of erosion and storm surge. Robert D. Ballard is Founder and President of the Ocean Exploration Trust; Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of is an Explorer-At-Large at the National Geographic Society, Commissioner for the U.S.
Commission on Ocean Policy, and a Research Scholar at the Woods Hole. State of the U.S. Ocean and Coastal Economies The United States must ensure sustainable use of its marine resources to maintain its place in the global economy.
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Top experts participate in our projects, activities, and studies to examine and assemble evidence-based findings to address some of society's greatest challenges. The challenges facing the nation are evolving, but so too are the technologies that can help us meet those challenges, create solu- U.S.
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Past and future sea level rise at specific locations on land may be more or less than the global average due to local factors: ground settling, upstream flood control, erosion, regional ocean currents, and whether the land is still rebounding from the compressive weight of Ice Age glaciers.
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Ecosystem-based management (EBM) of the ocean considers all impacts on and uses of marine and coastal systems. In recent years, there has been a heightened interest in EBM tools that allow testing of alternative management options and help identify tradeoffs among human uses.
End-to-end ecosystem modeling frameworks that consider a wide range of management options. The prospects for future ocean development are further aggravated by land‑based pollution, in particular agricultural run‑off, chemicals, and macro‑ and micro‑plastic pollutants that feed into the ocean from rivers, as well as by overfishing and depleted fish stocks in many parts of the world.
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Global Change Research Program, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities examines the known effects and relationships of climate change variables on the coasts of the U.S.The Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act of codified the U.S.
Ocean Action Plan recommendations, including the requirement for an inventory: • Develop an inventory of ocean and coastal mapping data within the territorial sea and the exclusive economic zone and throughout the Continental Shelf of the United States.