Assesses, on the basis of the best available scientific information, the nature and extent of pollution in the marine environment. Describes relationship of oceanic to societal time scales, the dynamics of marine pollution, and the levels and effects of halogenated and petroleum hydrocarbons, radioactive substances, heavy metals, and litter in the world's oceans. Discusses the problems of predicting futures pollution levels, monitoring programs, and strategies for reducing marine pollution.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    United Nations

    Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization
    Paris,   France 
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: 172 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148413
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Unipub
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM