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Marine Biology

  • Climate and Conservationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...

  • Oceanographyby S. A. Thorpe

    CRC Press 1996; US$ 62.95

    Oceans cover over 70% of the planet's surface and are essential to life on earth, yet their deepest mysteries remained unexplored until very recently when 20th century technological advances allowed the vast expansion of our frontiers of knowledge, and worldwide interest in oceanography grew rapidly. Combining the skills of 40 contributors from world-renowned... more...

  • Water Pollution Biology, Second Editionby P.D. Abel

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 71.95

    Presents an examination of the scale of water pollution problems, and, through case studies, explores the type of investigations biologists need to undertake in solving them. The text draws comparisons between British and European practice, more...

  • Oxidative Stress in Aquatic Ecosystemsby Doris Abele; Jose Pablo Vazquez-Medina; Tania Zenteno-Savin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 186.00

    Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are  increasingly appreciated as down-stream effectors of cellular damage and dysfunction under natural and anthropogenic stress scenarios in aquatic systems. This comprehensive volume describes oxidative stress phenomena in different climatic zones and groups of organisms, taking into account specific habitat conditions... more...

  • Ethohydraulikby Beate Adam; Boris Lehmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 84.99

    Um Fließgewässer den Nutzungsansprüchen des Menschen anzupassen, sind unzählige Baumaßnahmen erforderlich. Um die Auswirkungen wasserbaulicher Aktivitäten auf die in Fließgewässern lebenden Tiere zu untersuchen, wurde die Ethohydraulik entwickelt. Sie beruht auf der Ethologie (Erforschung des Verhaltens von Tieren) und der Hydraulik (Lehre von den... more...

  • Dynamic Aquariaby Walter H. Adey; Karen Loveland

    Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95

    Dynamic Aquaria is the outgrowth of years of research aimed at studying how to accurately model and construct living ecosystems in mesocosms, microcosms, and aquaria. It is a unique book, presenting scientifically sound information for a growing new area of science--synthetic ecology, or the construction of living ecosystems. At the same time, the... more...

  • Dynamic Aquariaby Walter H. Adey; Karen Loveland

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 97.95

    In its third edition, this praised book demonstrates how the living systems modeling of aquatic ecosystems for ecological, biological and physiological research, and ecosystem restoration can produce answers to very complex ecological questions. This book further offers an understanding developed in 25 years of living ecosystem modeling and discusses... more...

  • Ocean Zoningby Tundi S. Agardy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified, affecting marine life and people's livelihoods. Much has... more...

  • Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North Americaby J. Brian Alford; Mark S. Peterson; Christopher C. Green

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 119.95

    At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on marine ecosystems.? Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters... more...

  • Tropical Reef Fishesby Gerald Allen

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99

    This Periplus Nature Guide provides an excellent introduction to 68 of the most commonly encountered tropical reef fishes. Written by Dr. Gerald Allen , international authority on reef fishes, it features stunning color shots by some of the world's best underwater photographers. more...