Essays Tagged: "Continental Shelf"


brates that constitute a separate group, Brachiopoda. Brachiopods were prominent shell fish in many continental-shelf sea environments for about 250 million years, from the Ordovician into the Permian ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

East Timor Oil Crisis Synopsis

ies. The result was a boundary which gave Australia control of, approximately three quarters of the continental shelf. The negotiations were such a success because of Australia's economic trade ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

A concise essay on territorial disputes from the context of Chinese territorial demands.

China's claims through the continental shelf: Under the UN Convention on the Law of the Seas, state territory may extend to the ... e coastline. This however, serves only as a basic scheme. Foreign territory, which extends into the continental shelf, would adjust the size of any adverse territorial claims. Fascist China's claims i ... e of any adverse territorial claims. Fascist China's claims in the South China Sea are based on its continental shelf. However, this creates problems because its territorial claims extend into the cla ...

(4 pages) 30 1 3.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Aim of Public International Law

s within the realm of international law. This is manifest in the development of the doctrine of the Continental Shelf. In 1945, the Truman Proclamation on the Continental Shelf was a result of the U.S ... new. What followed was the first U.N. Conference on the Law of the Sea, wherein a convention on the Continental Shelf was adopted. It is interesting to note that at the time it was considered that the ...

(9 pages) 86 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Aquatic Biomes

classified. They can be classified as either terrestrial or aquatic biomes. Aquatic biomes include continental shelf, littoral, riparian, pond, coral reef, kelp forest, pack ice, hydrothermal vents, ... biomes make up more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface and are essential for everyday life.The continental shelf is an extended perimeter of each continent, which is covered during interglacial p ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


Key 1) Continental Drift Theory.1915-Pangea Alfred Wagner played a major role in this theory.The theory inv ... nment in the iron rich minerals in lava flows of different ages was found to vary widely.3) Continental Shelf "Fit" noticed.1960s The Continental shelf is a gently submerged surface exte ... shelf is a gently submerged surface extending from the shoreline towards the deep- ocean basin. The continental shelf is located 500 meters down, and the fit is not believed to be perfect, because aft ...

(1 pages) 371 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers