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Ballast Water Exchange: Exploring the Feasibility of Alternate Ballast Water Exchange Zones in the North Atlantic (Executive summary; full proceedings on CD included)

Judith A Pederson
2004
19 pp.
MITSG 04-02
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This is the Executive Summary of the report from a 2003 workshop, 'Exploring the Feasibility of Alternate Ballast Water Exchange Zones in the North Atlantic.' The workshop consisted of presentations on the physical and biological oceanography of the North Atlantic region, ballast water exchange, shipping industry perspectives, and risk assessment, plus consensus statements on the feasibility of alternate ballast water exchange zones. This publication includes a synopsis of each presentation, a Workshop Consensus statement, consensus statements from each working group, and a CD-ROM with the full report (PDF format).

type: Workshops, proceedings, symposia

Parent Project

Project No.: 2003-A-5
Title: MIT Sea Grant Center for Coastal Resources

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