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Stemming the Tide: Controlling Introductions of Nonindigenous Species by Ships' Ballast Water

By: National Research Council

141 pages, Figs

National Academies Press (NAP)

Hardback | Oct 1996 | #60894 | ISBN: 0309055377
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Examines the introduction of nonindigenous species through ballast water discharge. The book addresses the constraints inherent in ballast water management, notably shipboard ballast treatment and monitoring. Outlines efforts to set an acceptable level of risk for species introduction using the techniques of risk analysis.

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Committee on Ships'Ballast Operations, National Research Council

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