Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 15 December 2016

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198766094

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

Rights and Responsibilities

Joanna Mossop

  • Provides an overview of the legal rights and duties of coastal States in relation to the extended continental shelf
  • Offers analysis of legal issues surrounding activities associated with the extended continental shelf including; fishing, oil, gas and mineral exploitation, bioprospecting and marine scientific research
  • Discusses environmental protections related to the extended continental shelf
  • Explores the history of the negotiations of the 1958 Continental Shelf Convention and the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention to interpret the provisions applying to the extended continental shelf