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Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Randall S. Abate


Ocean and Coastal Law has grown rapidly in the past three decades as a specialty area within Natural Resources Law and Environmental Law. The protection of oceans and coasts has received increased attention because of sea-level rise, beach erosion, ocean acidification, the global overfishing crisis, widespread depletion of marine living resources such as marine mammals and coral reefs, and marine pollution. Dozens of law schools in the United States and abroad now offer courses on topics including Ocean and Coastal Law, law of the sea, and marine pollution, and several have developed specialty ... More

Keywords: climate change, oceans and coasts, regulatory challenges, sea-level rise, ocean acidification

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199368747
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Randall S. Abate, editor
Florida A&M University College of Law, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA

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1 Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

Randall S. Abate and Dr. Sarah Ellen Krejci

I Oceans

2 Curbing CO2 Pollution

Miyoko Sakashita

4 Moving Targets

Susan E. Farady

6 Climate Change Impacts to Fisheries and Habitat in the Pacific and the Arctic

Janis Searles Jones, Ivy Fredrickson and Adena Leibman*

8 Offshore Wind and Wave Energy and Ocean Governance

Megan E. Higgins and Jason Busch*

II Coasts

21 Temporary Takings, More or Less

Timothy M. Mulvaney*

23 The Role of Alaska Natives in Climate Change Decision-Making in the Alaskan Arctic

David Roche, Ramona Sladic, Jordan Diamond and Dr. Kathryn Mengerink*

24 Rising to the Challenge

Sara C. Aminzadeh*

26 Sea-Level Rise and a Sinking Coast

Melissa Trosclair Daigle*

End Matter