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Edward R. Urban Jr.


Edward R. Urban, Jr. is SCOR Executive Director.
Watersheds, Bays, and Bounded Seas

Watersheds, Bays, and Bounded Seas

The Science and Management of Semi-Enclosed Marine Systems

Some of the world’s most important bodies of water, from the Black Sea to the Bay of Bengal, are classified as “semi-enclosed marine systems” (SEMS). Separated from the open seas by a strait, island archipelago, or physical process, SEMS are...