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Author Agardy, Tundi.
Title Marine protected areas and ocean conservation / Tundi Spring Agardy.
Imprint San Diego, Calif., U.S.A. : Academic Press ; Austin : R.G. Landes, 1997.

Author Agardy, Tundi.
Series Environmental intelligence unit
Environmental intelligence unit.
Subject Marine parks and reserves.
Marine resources conservation.
Marine biodiversity conservation.
Description 1 online resource (244 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-240) and index.
Contents pt. I. Marine Conservation Issues. 1. Introduction to Marine Systems: Biodiversity, Ecology and Value to Humans. 2. Threats to Oceans and Coastal Areas. 3. General Measures to Address Threats to Marine Ecosystems -- pt. II. Countering Threats to Ocean Systems Through Marine Protected Areas. 4. An Introduction to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Management Goals -- pt. III. Types of Marine Protected Areas. 5. Marine Protected Area Typologies. 6. Closed Area Designations and Harvest Refugia: One End of the Type Spectrum. 7. Coastal Biosphere Reserves: The Other End of the Type Spectrum. 8. Marine Protected Area Case Studies -- pt. IV. The General Process for Planning and Implementing Marine Protected Areas. 9. Marine Protected Area Site Selection. 10. Guidelines for Marine Protected Area Design and Management Planning -- pt. V. Future Prospects. 11. International Instruments and Frameworks Facilitating Marine Protected Area Designation. 12. Conclusions.
Summary This book reviews the need for marine conservation, summarizes general measures for ocean and coastal conservation, and explains the rationale for establishing marine protected areas. The second half of the book is essentially a guideline for designing and implementing protected areas in order to make them viable and long-lasting in their effectiveness.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780080551036 (electronic bk.)
0080551033 (electronic bk.)
1570594236 (alk. paper)
9781570594236 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 173515249
Additional Format Print version: Agardy, Tundi. Marine protected areas and ocean conservation. San Diego, Calif., U.S.A. : Academic Press ; Austin : R.G. Landes, 1997 1570594236 9781570594236 (DLC) 96040227 (OCoLC)36103874

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