Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 154 items for:

United States Geological Survey x Law x clear all

United States Geological Survey

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(USGS)

The civilian agency responsible for mapping the United States and for monitoring natural resources. It gathers and analyses data and supplies scientific information and...

See overview in Oxford Index

Part I Assessing the UN Institutional Structure for Global Ocean Governance: The UN’s Role in Global Ocean Governance, 4 The Role of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in the Governance of the Seas and Oceans

Surya P Subedi.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 16 pages. 8396 words.

This chapter discusses the role of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, established under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), in the governance...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part II Evolution and Theoretical Bases of the Law of International Watercourses, 4 The Theoretical Bases of International Watercourse Law: An Examination of the Four Principal Theories

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 63 pages. 37347 words.

This chapter studies the four principal theoretical bases of the law of international watercourses, ranging from absolute territorial sovereignty to community of interest. This study yields...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part I Assessing the UN Institutional Structure for Global Ocean Governance: The UN’s Role in Global Ocean Governance, 6 The Role of Maritime Boundary Delimitation and Related Co-operative Resource Regimes within Global Ocean Governance

David M. Ong.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 28 pages. 13045 words.

This chapter examines the role of maritime boundary delimitation and related co-operative resource regimes within global ocean governance. It first provides an overview of the history of...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part IV Fundamental Rights and Obligations, C Groundwater, 13 The Special Case of Groundwater

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 12287 words.

This chapter explores the legal principles and rules that govern the use of shared groundwater resources. The different characteristics and behavior of groundwater would seem to justify...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part I Assessing the UN Institutional Structure for Global Ocean Governance: The UN’s Role in Global Ocean Governance, 2 Role of the International Seabed Authority in Global Ocean Governance

Yongsheng Cai.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 17 pages. 8128 words.

This chapter examines the role of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in global ocean governance. In particular, it highlights the assumption of ISA's explicit mandate for...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part I Introduction, 2 The Concept and Reality of the International Watercourse System

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 33 pages. 16734 words.

This chapter examines the behavior of Earth’s water system and the concept of the international watercourse. Most of the water on Earth is in constant motion in the hydrologic cycle, which...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part III The Major Cases and Controversies: A Survey of State Practice, 7 Selected Case Studies

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 105 pages. 61780 words.

This chapter provides descriptions of past or present controversies between states concerning non-navigational uses of international watercourses. Some of the controversies considered have...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

8 The IMO’s Work on Environmental Protection and Global Ocean Governance

Aldo Chircop.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 33 pages. 16922 words.

This chapter surveys the extensive work undertaken by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to protect the marine environment. It argues that marine environment issues cannot be the...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part V Regional Perspectives on Global Ocean Governance, 15 The Australian and Antarctic Perspective on Global Ocean Governance

Robin Warner.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 23 pages. 11185 words.

This chapter examines issues of global ocean governance in Australia and Antarctica. It first provides an overview of Australia's law and policy framework for ocean governance as well as...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part I Introduction, 1 Human Use of Fresh Water and the Era of Water Scarcity

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 13831 words.

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of water to humans, its growing scarcity relative to human populations, and, consequently, the increasing potential for water-related...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Part III The Major Cases and Controversies: A Survey of State Practice, 6 The Major Cases

Stephen C. McCaffrey.

in The Law of International Watercourses

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 105 pages. 57193 words.

This chapter explores cases bearing on the field of international watercourses that have been decided by the International Court of Justice or its predecessor. States have submitted only a...

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

1 Introduction

Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée and Lavanya Rajamani.

in International Climate Change Law

May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 34 pages. 16556 words.

This introductory chapter provides an overview of international climate change law. It begins by discussing the factors that make climate change a challenge for international policymakers....

Go to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law »  abstract

Preserving Navigational Rights and Freedoms: The Right to Conduct Military Activities in China's Exclusive Economic Zone

Raul (Pete) Pedrozo.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 9297 words.

China's views on coastal State authority in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) are not supported by State practice, the negotiating history of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

The Notion of Natural Prolongation in the Current Regime of the Continental Shelf: An Afterlife?

Bing Bing Jia.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

March 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 11399 words.

The juridical continental shelf (CS), in terms of Article 76(1) of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (the LOS Convention), relies for its existence on the presence of a...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

The energy factor in the Arctic dispute: a pathway to conflict or cooperation?

Nong Hong.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 5321 words.

The Arctic has recently witnessed a manifold growth in its geostrategic importance due to the emergence of huge deposits of oil and natural gas, and the potential contribution of northern...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page