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Unraveling the Gulf Stream Puzzle: On a Warm Current Running North

Wolf H. Berger

in Ocean: Reflections on a Century of Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247789
eISBN:
9780520942547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247789.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter focuses on ocean currents, particularly the Gulf Stream, a warm ocean current moving from the Gulf of Mexico into the North Atlantic. It discusses the nature of the Gulf Stream and ... More


Imperial Bungalow: Structures of Empire in Richard Harding Davis and Olga Beatriz Torres

William A. Gleason

in Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732465
eISBN:
9780814733271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732465.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter sets Olga Beatriz Torres' Memorias de mi viaje against two widely known texts of transit, revolution, and the buildingscape of empire-Richard Harding Davis' travelogue Three Gringos in ... More


Responding to Climate Change Impacts to Fisheries and Marine Habitat in the Gulf of Mexico

Richard J. McLaughlin

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores resource management options in response to effects on fisheries and other marine living resources caused by climate change in the Gulf of Mexico. Direct loss of ... More


Enhancing the Prospects for Finding Agreement

Bruno Verdini Trejo

in Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analyzes how the evidence from the Gulf of Mexico and Colorado River cases relates to the four realms of scholarship underpinning and combined through this book’s interdisciplinary research: public ... More


Petromelancholia

Stephanie LeMenager

in Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199899425
eISBN:
9780199347186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899425.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In chapter 3, contemporary petromelancholia—the grieving of conventional oil resources and the pleasures they sustained—answers twentieth-century petroleum aesthetics with testimony from a ... More


Imagining Angels on the Gulf

Ruth Salvaggio

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0020
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter theorizes a new mode of resonant imagery that might inspire imaginative engagements with the hidden social and ecological histories of oil extraction and spur the formation of a new sort ... More


Oil Frontiers: The Niger Delta and the Gulf of Mexico

Michael Watts

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0010
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter examines the legal, political, and cultural practices that have established the oil frontier as a primary productive realm of global petrocapitalism and a highly tenuous space defined by ... More


Introduction to the Gulf of Mexico Negotiations

Bruno Verdini Trejo

in Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Introduces the Gulf of Mexico case, presenting an overview of the chapters to follow, as well as providing context for analysis of the treaty negotiations with a summary and scope of the 2012 ... More


Managing Complexity: Three Case Studies

Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger

in Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036009
eISBN:
9780262339100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036009.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter identifies problems of sustainability as systemic action problems and presents illustrative case studies in environmental governance: the management of energy, water, and food systems. ... More


Winning Together: The Natural Resource Negotiation Playbook

Bruno Verdini Trejo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037136
eISBN:
9780262343633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037136.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through an analysis of prominent transboundary natural resource management negotiation cases, Winning Together outlines how government, industry, and NGOs can effectively overcome past grievances, ... More


Crossroads

Nathalie Dessens

in Creole City: A Chronicle of Early American New Orleans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060200
eISBN:
9780813050614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060200.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

At the confluence of the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans was a privileged outlet toward Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America for the ever-expanding United States in the ... More


Naval Relations and the Suppression of Piracy and Slaving, 1820-1830

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a further analysis of naval relations, piracy restrictions and the suppression of slavery between 1820 and 1830. It continues to document the anti-piracy stance of the US Navy ... More


Cuban Émigrés and Independence in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf World

Dalia Antonia Muller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631981
eISBN:
9781469632001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631981.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the violent years of war marking Cuba’s final push for independence from Spain, over 3,000 Cuban émigrés, men and women, rich and poor, fled to Mexico. But more than a safe haven, Mexico was a ... More


A 4500–Year Time-Series of Otariid Abundance on Sanak Island, Western Gulf of Alaska

Matthew W. Betts, Herbert D.C. Maschner, and Veronica Lech

in Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters: Integrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Archaeological remains show that Steller sea lions and northern fur seals were crucially important to the subsistence strategies of most prehistoric Aleut. The hunting of otariids in the western Gulf ... More


Declarations and Statements

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contains various statements and declarations by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, to the World Council of Churches, as well as on the occasion of ... More


Anglo-American Policymaking, 1819-1834

Mark C. Hunter

in Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores Anglo-American policy-making between 1891 and 1834, with a particular focus on policies concerning piracy, privateering, and slavery. It examines British policy concerning the ... More


“Literary Influences”

Gabriel García Márquez

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0034
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents an interview with Gabriel García Márquez, who talks about his literary influences, including William Faulkner. García Márquez cites Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis as the ... More


. Formation and Geology of the Pontchartrain Basin

Robert W. Hastings

in The Lakes of Pontchartrain: Their History and Environments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732719
eISBN:
9781604734706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732719.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter discusses the formation and geology of the Pontchartrain basin. The geomorphic history of the Pontchartrain basin began about 5,000 years ago with its separation from the Gulf of Mexico ... More


Introduction

Joshua Barkan

in Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter provides a background to the problems of corporate power, outlining events of corporate abuses of the environment and human life such as the United States’ 2001–2002 ... More


Climate and Climatological Variations in the Jornada Basin

John Wainright

in Structure and Function of a Chihuahuan Desert Ecosystem: The Jornada Basin Long-Term Ecological Research Site

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117769
eISBN:
9780197561201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117769.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The purpose of this chapter is to review the climatic data for the Jornada Basin over the period for which instrumental records exist. Over this time period, up to 83 ... More


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