Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management
Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy
Routledge – 2015 – 640 pages
This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these themes. The underlying approach is geographical, with prominence given to the biosphere, political arrangements and regional patterns – all considered to be especially crucial to the human understanding required for the use and management of the world's oceans.
Part one addresses key themes in our knowledge of relationships between people and the sea on a global scale, including economic and political issues, and understanding and managing marine environments. Part two provides a systematic review of the uses of the sea, grouped into food, ocean space, materials and energy, and the sea as an environmental resource. Part three on the geography of the sea considers management strategies especially related to the state system, and regional management developments in both core economic regions and the developing periphery. The primary themes within each chapter are governance (including institutional and legal bases); policy – sets of ideas governing management; and management, both technical and general.
Introduction Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero and Tundi S. Agardy 1. The World Ocean and the Human Past and Present Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero and Tundi S. Agardy Part 1: The World Ocean The Globalisation of Governance 2. Changing Geopolitical Scenarios Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Mateos, David Florido del Corral and Fernando Fernández Fadón 3. State Ocean Strategies and Policies for the Open Ocean Patricio Bernal 4. International Marine Governance and Protection of Biodiversity Jeff A. Ardron and Robin Warner 5. Regional Ecosystem-based Imperatives within Global Ocean Governance Lee Kimball Understanding Marine Environments 6. Blue Planet: the Role of the Oceans in Nutrient Cycling, Maintaining the Atmospheric System, and Modulating Climate Change Susan Libes 7. Ocean Health Fiorenza Micheli et al. 8. Marine Scientific Research: Overview of Major Issues, Programmes and their Objectives Montserrat Gorina-Ysern Managing Marine Environments 9. Marine Conservation Guiseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara 10. Science and Policy Rebecca Koss and Geoffrey Westcott 11. Ecosystem Services and their Economic and Social Value Jason Scorse and Judith Kildow 12. Strategic Environmental Assessment Richard Kenchington and Toni Solgaard 13. Greening the Ocean Economy: Balancing our Oceans’ Living and Non-living Resources Linwood Pendleton et al. Part 2: The Uses of the Sea Living Resources 14. Global Fisheries in the National Jurisdiction Areas: Current Situation, Stock Status and Challenges Yimin Ye 15 The High Seas and IUU (Illegal, Unregulated, Unreported) Fishing Henrik Österblom, Örjan Bodin, Anthony J. Press and U. Rashid Sumaila 16. Re-thinking Small-scale Fisheries Governance Ratana Chuenpagdee and Svein Jentoft 17. Mariculture: Aquaculture in the Marine Environment Selina Stead Energy and Materials 18. Oil and Gas Hance D. Smith and Tara Thrupp 19. Renewables: an Ocean of Energy Sean O’Neill 20. Ocean Minerals James R. Hein and Kira Mizell 21. Making Progress with Marine Genetic Resources Salvatore Aricò Ocean Space 22. Shipping and Navigation Jeanette Reis and Kyriaki Mitroussi 23. Subsea Telecommunications Lionel Carter and Douglas R. Burnett 24. Seapower Steven Haines The Marine Environment 25. Waste Disposal and Ocean Pollution Michael Angelidis 26. Marine Leisure and Tourism Michael Lück 27. Maritime Heritage Conservation Juan-Luís Alagret and Eilseu Carbonell Part 3: The Geography of the Sea Spatial Organisation 28. State Maritime Boundaries Chris M. Carleton 29. The Deep Seabed: Legal and Political Challenges Tulio Scovazzi 30. Surveying the Sea R. Wilson 31. Marine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning Tundi S. Agardy Regional Developments: Key Core Maritime Regions 32. Maritime Boundaries: the Mediterranean Exception Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero and Juan Carlos Rodríguez Mateos 33. Marine Spatial Planning in the United States: Triangulating between State and Federal Roles and Responsibilities Stephen B. Olsen, Jennifer McCann and Monique LaFrance 34. The East Asian Seas: Competing National Spheres of Influence Sam Bateman Regional Developments: The Developing Periphery 35. Coastal Management on the African Continent: is Local Economic Development Planning a Practical Way Forward? Francois Odendaal et al. 36. South Pacific and Small Island Developing States: Oceania is Vast, Canoe is Centre, Village is Anchor, Continent is Margin Peter Nuttall and Joeli Veitayaki 37. Polar Ocean Affairs Klaus Dodds and Alan Hemmings 38. The World Ocean and the Human Future Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero and Tundi S. Agardy
Hance D. Smith is a Reader in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University, UK. His main teaching and research interests are in marine geography and in marine resource and environmental management.
Juan L. Suarez de Vivero is a Professor in the Department of Human Geography, University of Seville, Spain. His special interests are social science aspects of fisheries management, integrated coastal zone management and ocean governance.
Tundi S. Agardy is Executive Director of Sound Seas and a consultant based in Massachusetts, USA. Trained as a biologist, she is author of "Ocean Zoning" (Earthscan, 2010).