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dc.contributor.advisor Halpin, Patrick
dc.contributor.advisor Read, Andrew
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, Pamela
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-25T17:11:34Z
dc.date.available 2008-04-25T17:11:34Z
dc.date.issued 2008-04-25T17:11:34Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10161/548
dc.description.abstract Cruise ship vacations provide a source of worldwide recreation for over 11 million passengers annually. However, there is particular concern over the cumulative environmental impacts these vessels have on the marine environment. Recognizing the need to address the health of the marine environment, Conservation International and the Cruise Lines International Association worked together to implement changes in wastewater discharge practices. The present Masters Project addresses the policy issues associated with wastewater discharge in the Caribbean region and presents recommendations for future mitigation of this environmental threat. It also presents the results of a geospatial analysis of current discharge regulations and provides maps to guide future management decisions. The goal of this geospatial analysis is to help develop and promote best practices concerning wastewater discharge by cruise ships in the Caribbean region. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject cruise lines en
dc.subject wastewater en
dc.subject Caribbean en
dc.subject geospatial analysis en
dc.title Cruise Line Wastewater Discharge in the Caribbean Region en
dc.type Masters' project
dc.department Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences

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