What does EEZ mean in Ocean Science?

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Exclusive Economic Zone

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Exclusive economic zone
An exclusive economic zone is a seazone prescribed by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea over which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources, including energy production from water and wind. It stretches from the baseline out to 200 nautical miles from its coast. In colloquial usage, the term may include the territorial sea and even the continental shelf beyond the 200-mile limit.

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