ballast water management Books

  • Report for Great Lakes Protection Fund: Potential Federal Preemption of Laws in the Great Lakes States

    Introduced to the Senate on February 10, 2005, Senate Bill 363 (S. 363, the Ballast Water Management Act) proposes to amend the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act of 1990 to establish a national approach for managing invasive species in ballast water. The proposed legislation also includes a declaration that federal ballast ...

  • Recreation

    We last covered water recreation, issues and management, in successive issues of LakeLine (Vol. 24, Nos. 3 and 4) in 2004. In those issues, we discussed best boating practices to avoid conflicts, recreational carrying capacity, motorboat noise, physical impacts of boats on lakes, personal watercraft management, competitive sport fishing, ...

  • Bridging Divides

    Maritime canals dissolve natural barriers to the dispersal of marine organisms, thus providing novel opportunities for natural dispersal, as well as for shipping-mediated transport. The introduction of alien species has proved to be one of the most profound and damaging of anthropogenic deeds - with both ecological and economic costs. This book is ...

  • Biological Invasions

    This new volume on Biological Invasions deals with both plants and animals, differing from previous books by extending from the species to an ecosystem and global level. Its 22 chapters cover pathways of biological invasions (e.g. ballast water, waterways), traits of successful invaders (e.g. chemical weapons, empty niches), patterns of invasion ...

  • Biological Invasions

    This new volume on Biological Invasions deals with both plants and animals, differing from previous books by extending from the species to an ecosystem and global level. Its 22 chapters cover pathways of biological invasions (e.g. ballast water, waterways), traits of successful invaders (e.g. chemical weapons, empty niches), patterns of invasion ...

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