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- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
Invasive species are widely recognized as a major threat to marine biodiversity. This important book synthesizes current information about invasive seaweeds and human responses to them, and considers seaweed invasions in the context of broader thinking about invasion ecology. This includes addressing legal frameworks for regulatory control, practical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Experimental Marine Biology consists of eight chapters dealing with the various disciplines of marine biology. This book aims to give insights into the problems and perspectives of each discipline, as well as point out new directions which research endeavors might most profitably follow. This reference material starts with the basic topic about aquarium... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 84.99
The deep ocean environment is the most extensive on our planet. Its denizens are normally unseen but whenever they are exposed to view they are regarded as bizarre aliens from a different world. The Biology of the Deep Ocean takes a close look at this apparently hostile world and explains how its inhabitants are exquisitely adapted to survive and flourish... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99
The marine environment is the largest, most important, and yet most mysterious habitat on our planet. It contains more than 99% of the world's living space; produces half of its oxygen; plays a critical role in regulating its climate; and supports a remarkably diverse and exquisitely adapted array of life forms, from microscopic viruses, bacteria,... more...
- Museum Victoria 2013; US$ 12.99
We might think of sponges as bathroom objects but the real living animals are far more interesting. They come in all shapes and sizes, occur in all oceans of the world, and have amazing lives. Sponges have lived in our oceans for 600 million years. Ancient forms even built reefs bigger than the Great Barrier Reef. Today, sponges help clean our oceans,... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00
This pioneering volume provides a blueprint for managing the challenges of ocean conservation using marine historical ecology?an interdisciplinary area of study that is helping society to gain a more in-depth understanding of past human-environmental interactions in coastal and marine ecosystems and of the ecological and social outcomes associated... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 120.00
More than 70% of the earth?s surface is covered by water, making it an ideal and abundant resource for studying species diversity, faunal communities, and ecosystems. India?s massive coastline (5,044 miles) means it plays a major role in housing these faunal communities. Of the 32 animal phyla, 15 are represented in India?s marine ecosystem, covering... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95
"A marvelous excursion from the beach to the ends of the solar system . . . captivating."? The New York Times "So easy to understand yet so dense with knowledge that you'll never look at waves on a beach the same way again."? San Francisco Chronicle "One of the best popular science books."? The Kansas City Star "Perfect for the weekend scientist."?... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Robert Elsner is professor emeritus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He studies the physiology of marine mammals and is the coauthor of Diving and Asphyxia: A Comparative Study of Animals and Man . He lives in Ester, AK. more...