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Marine Biology

  • Shark Trackerby Richard Fitzpatrick

    NewSouth 2016; US$ 12.99

    Killer tales from the deep from an award-winning cinematographer and marine biologist. Ever wondered what it would be like to be up close and personal with a constipated shark? Thought about keeping a great white as a pet? Or fantasised about naming a deadly animal after your ex? Richard ‘Shark Tracker’ Fitzpatrick, who wrangles sharks and... more...

  • Atlas of Benthic Foraminifera from China Seasby Yanli Lei; Tiegang Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 105.72

    This atlas gives a comprehensive account on the benthic foraminiferal fauna in the China Seas, especially on the Bohai and the Yellow Seas. Details of about 183 species, subjected to 5 orders, 52 families and 92 genera are included. For each species there is a brief description of the morphological characteristics, synonymised names, measurements and... more...

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Speciesby Emil Olafsson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world?s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised as ecosystem engineers?organisms that directly or indirectly... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby R.N. Hughes; D. J. Hughes; I. P. Smith; A.C. Dale

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 189.95

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues create a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes more than 50 years ago. Its... more...

  • How Water Influences Our Livesby Per Jahren; Tongbo Sui

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 42.28

    This beautifully illustrated book explains how water influences our culture; the many phases of water from ice to gas, its simple but still so unpredictable nature, and water resources on Earth; how water is distributed in ice, oceans, rivers, lakes and more; how it creates transport possibilities; how it produces and absorbs energy; how it is constantly... more...

  • Marine OMICSby Se-Kwon Kim

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 229.95

    This book provides comprehensive coverage on current trends in marine omics of various relevant topics such as genomics, lipidomics, proteomics, foodomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, nutrigenomics, pharmacogenomics and toxicogenomics as related to and applied to marine biotechnology, molecular biology, marine biology, marine microbiology, environmental... more...

  • Marine Sponges: Chemicobiological and Biomedical Applicationsby Ramjee Pallela; Hermann Ehrlich

    Springer India 2016; US$ 137.44

    The main focus of this book entitled is to provide an up-to-date coverage of marine sponges and their significance in the current era. This book is an attempt to compile an outline of marine sponge research to date, with specific detail on these bioactive compounds, and their pharmacological and biomedical applications. The book encompasses twenty... more...

  • Occurrence, Toxicity & Analysis of Toxic Compounds in Oceanic Biotaby Thomas Roy Crompton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 189.95

    The presence of concentrations of organic substances and cations in sea water is a matter of increasing concern to the water industry, environmentalists and the general public alike. There is a threat of possible health hazards to both human, fish and crustacea. Occurrence, Toxicity and Analysis of Marine Biota discusses bioaccumulation in biota... more...

  • Lake Pavinby Telesphore Sime-Ngando; Pierre Boivin; Emmanuel Chapron; Didier Jezequel; Michel Meybeck

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 158.59

    This book represents the first multidisciplinary scientific work on a deep volcanic maar lake in comparison with other similar temperate lakes. The syntheses of the main characteristics of Lake Pavin are, for the first time, set in a firmer footing comparative approach, encompassing regional, national, European and international aquatic science contexts.... more...

  • Ecological Impacts of Tsunamis on Coastal Ecosystemsby Jotaro Urabe; Tohru Nakashizuka

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 148.01

    This book focuses on the ecological impacts of the Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunamis, a rare and extremely large disturbance event, on various coastal ecosystems in Japan?s Tohoku area, including sub-tidal and tidal animal communities, sand dune plant communities and coastal forests. The studies presented here describe not only how... more...