Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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List of acronyms

CARICOMP Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity project
CLC International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage
COLREG Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
COSALC Coast and Beach Stability in the Smaller Caribbean Islands project
CSI Environment and Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands platform
EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone
FoProBiM Foundation for the Protection of Marine Biodiversity (in French: Fondation pour la protection de la biodiversité marine)
GEF Global Environment Facility
GIS Geographic information system
ICM Integrated coastal management
IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
IMO International Maritime Organization
IUCN World Conservation Union
MARPOL 73/78 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto
OPC Oil Pollution Compensation
OPRC International Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft
SOLAS International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
SPOT Satellite-based earth observing system (in French: Système Pour l'Observation de la Terre)
TM (Landsat) Thematic Mapper
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
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