The study put Asia at the hot spot for global plastic pollution 'meaning that the ecosystem and human health in Asian marginal seas
could potentially be at greater risk because of severe maritime microplastics pollution.'
Seasonally ice-covered marginal seas
are among the most difficult regions in the Arctic to study.
This article investigates Mahans methodology; applies it to maritime Southeast Asia, examining the sea and its islands, the South China Sea rim, ingress and egress points, the capacity of local sea powers, the underwater dimension, and crucial differences separating the South China Sea from other marginal seas
; and urges those who do business in great waters to embrace this instrument for general use.
The Bohai Sea is one of China's marginal seas
and usually harmed by storm surge.
During the interglacial period, the sea level rose and the land bridges disappeared, thereby interconnecting previously isolated marginal seas
and facilitating dispersal over vast geographical ranges (Liu et al.
This effect is far more direct and immediate in enclosed or marginal seas
, where in many cases the loss of sea control can lead to the collapse of one's front on land and thereby considerably affect the outcome of the war.
Commercially viable fishing has continued in the Arctic marginal seas
, and a total collapse of any single fishery has been averted using stringent harvesting quotas and other bilateral agreements.
Various dense overflows from marginal seas
such as the Mediterranean are even smaller, 1 to 3 million cubic meters per second.
The NGDC includes a 5 arc min data of the total sediment thickness for the world's oceans and marginal seas
To complicate matters, there is the earlier fleeting introduction of an additional "marginal seas
" naval warfare environment that is never again mentioned.