Marine scientific research : a revised guide to the implementation of the relevant provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

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Subjects: United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982)
Marine sciences--Research--Law and legislation
Oceanography--Research--Law and legislation
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea(1982)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Rev. ed
Published: New York : United Nations, 2010
LC Classification: K
Table of Contents: Foreword iii
Introduction v
pt. I . Provisions of the Convention related to marine scientific research 1
A.. Brief legislative history of the provisions of the Convention related to marine scientific research 1
1.. The 1958 Geneva Conventions 1
2.. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of the Seabed and the Ocean Floor Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction ("Seabed Committee") 2
3.. Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea 3
B.. General aspects of marine scientific research under the Convention 4
1.. What is marine scientific research under the Convention? 4
2.. General provisions governing the conduct of marine scientific research 6
3.. International co-operation 7
4.. Promotion and facilitation of marine scientific research 9
C.. Marine scientific research in internal waters, archipelagic waters and the territorial sea 9
D.. Marine scientific research in the exclusive economic zone and on the continental shelf 10
1.. Overview of rights and duties of the coastal State relating to the granting and withholding of consent 10
2.. Procedure for requesting and granting consent 12
3.. Conduct during marine scientific research 14
4.. Rights and obligations after the completion of the research 15
E.. Marine scientific research beyond areas of national jurisdiction 15
1.. Marine scientific research in the high seas and water column beyond the exclusive economic zone 16
2.. Marine scientific research in the area 17
F.. Scientific research installations or equipment 18
G.. Development and transfer of marine techonology 19
H.. Protection and preservation of the marine environment 21
I.. Responsibility and liability 22
J.. Settlement of disputes 23
pt. II . Experience of states in implementing the provisions of the convention related to marine scientific research 27
A.. International cooperation 27
B.. The planning stage 28
C.. Marine scientific research within areas of national jurisdiction 29
1.. Submitting the request for consent 29
2.. Response by the coastal State 29
3.. Conduct during marine scientific research 30
4.. Rights and obligations after the completion of the research 32
D.. Marine scientific research beyond areas of national jurisdiction 32
E.. Scientific research installations and equipment 33
F.. Development and transfer of marine techonology 34
G.. Settlement of disputes 35
pt. III . Practical guidance on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention on marine scientific research 37
A.. General considerations 37
B.. The planning stage 38
C.. Submitting the request for consent 39
1.. Submission through official channels 39
2.. Scheduling considerations relating to a marine scientific research project application 39
3.. Information to be provided to the coastal State 40
D.. Response by the coastal State 41
1.. General 41
2.. Request for supplementary information 41
3.. Consent in normal circumstances 41
4.. Discretionary power to withhold consent 42
5.. Conditions imposed when granting consent 42
6.. Additional information of importance to the researching State 42
7.. Research by or under the auspices of international organizations 42
E.. Conduct during marine scientific research 43
1.. Participation by the coastal State 43
2.. Duty to inform the coastal State of major changes in the research programme 43
3.. Suspension or cessation of marine scientific research activities 44
4.. Scientific research installations and equipment 44
5.. Port calls 44
F.. Rights and obligations after the completion of the research 45
1.. Provision of preliminary reports and final results 45
2.. Access to data and samples 46
3.. Assessment of data, samples and research results 46
4.. International availability of research results 46
5.. Fulfillment of obligations 47
Annexes 49
I.. Documents related to Part III of the guide 49
Draft standard form A . Application for consent to conduct marine scientific research 49
Draft standard form B . Consent to conduct marine scientific research 56
Draft standard form C . Preliminary cruise report 58
II.. Extracts from the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 59
III.. List of participants in the meeting of the group of experts on marine scientific research, New York, 20 to 24 April 2009 68
Alternate Titles: At head of title: Law of the sea
Additional Authors: United Nations. Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea
Notes: LCCN: 2010674159
ISBN: 9789211336955
ISBN: 9211336953
UN Sales Nr.: E 10 V 12
"Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs."
"Sales No. E.10.V.12"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references
Partial contents: pt. 1. Provisions of the Convention related to marine scientific research. Brief legislative history of the provision of the Convention related to marine scientific research -- General aspects of marine scientific research under the Convention -- Marine scientific research in internal waters, archipelagic waters and the territorial sea -- Marine scientific research in the exclusive economic zone and on the continental shelf -- Marine scientific research beyond areas of national jurisdiction -- Scientific research installations of equipment -- Development and transfer of marine technology -- Protection and preservation of the marine environment -- Responsibility and liability -- Settlement of disputes -- pt. 2. experience of states in implementing the provisions of the convention related to marine scientific research. International cooperation -- The planning stage -- Marine scientific research beyond areas of national jurisdiction -- Scientific research installations and equipment -- Development and transfer of marine technology -- Settlement of disputes -- pt. 3. Practical guidance on the implementation of the provision of the Convention on marine scientific research. General considerations -- The planning stage -- Submitting the request for consent -- Response by the coastal state -- Response by the coastal state -- Conduct during marine scientific research -- Right and obligations after the completion of the research
Summary: The present guide includes practical guidance on the implementation of the provisions of the Convention on the Law of the Sea relating to marine scientific research based on the outcome of the meeting of the Group of Experts. The General Assembly of the United Nations has highlighted the importance of marine science for eradicating poverty, contributing to food security, conserving the world's marine environment and resources, helping to understand, predict and respond to natural events and promoting the sustainable development of the oceans and seas.--Publisher's description
Physical Description: ix, 71 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 701566200
ISBN/ISSN: 9789211336955
9211336953
UN Sales Nr.: E 10 V 12

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