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Cooperative Monitoring In The South China Sea

Cooperative Monitoring In The South China Sea

by John C. Baker, David G. Wiencek


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ISBN-13: 9780275971823
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/30/2002
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile: 1720L (what's this?)

About the Author

JOHN C.BAKER is a Technology Policy Analyst at RAND, Arlington, Virginia. His work is concerned with the international security implications of commerical observation satellites and other dual-use space technologies. Among his earlier publications is the co-edited Commercial Observation Satellites: At the Leading Edge of Global Transparency.

DAVID G. WIENCEK heads the consulting company, International Security Group, Inc., which specializes in international political risk assessments, East and Southeast Asian political-security affairs, Weapons of Mass Destruction and proliferation studies, and terrorism issues.Among his earlier writings is the co-edited Asian Security Handbook 2000.

Table of Contents

Part I15
2The Spratly Islands Dispute: Legal Issues and Prospects for Diplomatic Accommodation17
3Energy Issues in the South China Sea Region35
4Security Risks of a South China Sea Conflict49
Part II67
5Commercial Observation Satellites for Conflict Avoidance69
6Cooperative Remote Monitoring in the South China Sea: Comparing the Utility of Aerial and Satellite Imagery89
7Remote Sensing Capabilities and Experience Available to the South China Sea Littoral States105
Part III126
8A Cooperative Monitoring Regime for the South China Sea127
9Environmental Remote Sensing of the South China Sea147
10Contemporary Maritime Piracy in Southeast Asia165
AppendixOccupied Locations among the Spratly Islands, circa 2000193
Recommended Readings195
About the Contributors217

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