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- Fernandez, Linda M., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal of environmental management 2011 v.92 no.12 pp. 3071-3081
- boats; cleaning; coastal water; coasts; coatings; copper; development policy; economic sustainability; energy use and consumption; fouling; friction; invasive species; leaching; paints; research policy; risk; risk assessment; risk management; water policy; water quality; California; Mexico
- ... Integrated solutions are needed for sustainable management of risks posed by recreational boats to coastal water quality and ecosystems. Fouling organisms roughen vessel hull surfaces, creating friction that slows sailboats and increases fuel consumption by powerboats. Hull fouling control strategies for recreational boats that are stored in the water may include antifouling hull paints, newer alt ...