continental-shelf waters

  • 1 Continental shelf pump — In oceanic biogeochemistry, the continental shelf pump is proposed to operate in the shallow waters of the continental shelves, acting as a mechanism to transport carbon (as either dissolved or particulate material) from surface waters to the… …

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  • 2 Continental shelf — Marine habitats Anatomy of a continental shelf off the south eastern coast of the United States Littoral zone Intertidal zone …

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  • 3 continental shelf — Sea area extending beyond UK territorial waters sub divided and allocated to a number of Countries including certain European Union ( EU) Member States. Areas designated to the UK are called the UK Continental Shelf. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary …

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  • 4 Convention on the Continental Shelf — Signed 29 April 1958 Location Geneva, Switzerland Effective 10 June 1964 Languages Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish …

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  • 5 Outer Continental Shelf — See outer continental shelf for the generic geographical term Map of the Outer Continental Shelf The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is a peculiarity of the political geography of the United States and is the part of the internationally recognized… …

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  • 6 UK Continental Shelf — The UK Continental Shelf is the region of waters surrounding the United Kingdom, in which the country claims mineral rights. This principally refers to the North Sea, where there are large resources of hydrocarbons. The North Sea is also bordered …

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  • 7 outer continental shelf — (OCS) All lands lying submerged seaward and not including lands beneath navigable waters. The subsoil and sea bed of such lands are subject to the jurisdiction and control of the United States. 43 U.S.C.A. No. 1331 …

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  • 8 Outer Continental Shelf — All submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters, and of which the subsoil and sea bed appertain to the United States and are subject to its jurisdiction and control. 43 USC § 1331(a) …

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  • 9 offshore waters — Tend to represent the more oceanic waters, though they still may relate to outer continental shelf waters; see also onshore waters …

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  • 10 inshore waters — Waters of the shallower part of the continental shelf; see also nearshore waters …

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  • 11 Territorial waters — Schematic map of maritime zones. Territorial waters, or a territorial sea, as defined by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea,[1] is a belt of coastal waters extending at most 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) from… …

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  • 12 Sahul Shelf — The Sahul Shelf is part of the continental shelf of Sahul (the Australia New Guinea continent) and lies off the northern coast of Australia. The Sahul Shelf proper stretches northwest from Australia much of the way under the Timor Sea towards… …

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  • 13 International waters — Mare liberum redirects here. For the 1609 book by Hugo Grotius, see Mare Liberum. International Ownership Treaties Antarctic Treaty System Law of the Sea Outer Space Treaty Moon Treaty …

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  • 14 Internal waters — A nation s internal waters covers all water and waterways on the landward side of the baseline from which a nation s territorial waters is defined. It includes waterways such as rivers and canals, and sometimes the water within small bays.… …

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  • 15 marine ecosystem — Introduction       complex of living organisms in the ocean environment.       Marine waters cover two thirds of the surface of the Earth. In some places the ocean is deeper than Mount Everest is high; for example, the Mariana Trench and the… …

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  • 16 Gulf of Mexico — The Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective Earth s oceans (World Ocean) Arctic Ocean Atlanti …

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  • 17 List of mammals of Canada — The North American Beaver, Castor canadensis, is the national animal of Canada This is a list of the mammal species recorded in Canada. There are approximatively 200 mammal species native to Canada. Its large territorial size and variety of… …

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  • 18 Crevalle jack — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 19 False scad — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: C …

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  • 20 Permian–Triassic extinction event — …

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