Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Boundary Policies & Procedures
Court decisions, treaties, legislation, policies and procedures that guide the boundary making process on the Outer Continental Shelf. Some of the oddities and complexities of boundary creation for specific areas can be explained by understanding the underlying laws and decisions made over the years.
- Court Decisions — U.S. Court decisions affecting offshore boundaries
- Fixing California's Submerged Lands Act Boundary
- Treaties and Legislation — Includes coordinate listings for international boundaries:
- Procedures — Used by the Bureau for determining marine boundaries