Managing Hull Transport of Aquatic Invasive Species, CD of Workshop Proceedings of May 11, 2005, San Francisco, CA

This workshop proceedings CD includes presentations by experts from science and industry, and recommendations of stakeholders from groups such as the shipping, boating and coating industries; vessel owners; port, harbor, and marina managers; state and federal agencies; the research community and environmental organizations.

Published by the California Sea Grant Extension Program and the California State Lands Commission, this work gives background information on the kinds of species transported on boat hulls, explains why these can be problematic, and reviews current laws and policies regarding aquatic invasives. It also discusses pros and cons of different methods for removing fouling organisms, as well as emerging technologies.

The information is intended for:
Boat owners, repair and maintenance businesses; marina, yacht club, port and harbor managers; government and regulatory agencies and policy makers; marine and environmental organizations.

Publication Number: T-059
Author: Leigh Johnson and Jamie Anne Gonzalez
Product Type: CD and PDF 
Language: English
Copyright Date: 2005
Length: N/A