American Society of Civil Engineers


California and the World Ocean ’97: Ocean Resources: An Agenda for the Future


by Orville T. Magoon, (editor), (Pres., Coastal Zone Foundation, P.O. Box 279, Middletown, CA 95461), Hugh Converse, Brian Baird, and Melissa Miller-Henson
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0297-9 / 0-7844-0297-3, 1998, 2 v. (xxxiv 1756 p.) pp., 2 vols, ill. maps, 22 cm., Includes bibliographical references and indexes.     (Barcode: RMI MK31524)

Conference information: Conference; March 24-27, 1997, Long Beach, California, United States

ASCE sponsor: Coast, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: The conference, California and the World Ocean ’97 (CWO ’97), was organized by the Coastal Zone Foundation and Resources Agency of California. CWO ’97 was an opportunity to bring together the leading experts on ocean and coastal resource management issues from around the world to help California determine how best to begin approaching the recommendations in the strategy, California’s Ocean Resources: An Agenda for the Future. The papers in this proceedings were presented in San Diego, March 24-27, 1997, and offer suggestions on integrating and making more effective the protection, enhancement, and management of California’s extraordinary ocean and coastal resources. Topics covered are varied and include coastal economics, shoreline processes, ports and vessel traffic, oil and gas development, oil spill prevention and response, marine managed areas, habitats and ecosystems, fisheries management, water quality, governance and public policy, alternative and emerging technologies, education, and public participation.


ASCE Subject Headings:
California
Ocean engineering
Coastal engineering
Coastal environment
Oceans
Natural resources

Library of Congress Call Number:  GC1023.13.C2C25
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Marine resources--California--Congresses