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  • Carbon and Nutrient Fluxes in Continental Marginsby Kon-Kee Liu; Larry Atkinson; Renato Quiñones

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    The book provides best estimates of carbon and nutrient fluxes in seven types of continental margins. In each type, these fluxes are reported in detail individually for 3-7 representative geographic regions, each of which is characterized by concise descriptions of the physical and biogeochemical settings. Drawn from the regional synthesis, a global... more...

  • Arctic Science, International Law and Climate Changeby Susanne Wasum-Rainer; Ingo Winkelmann; Katrin Tiroch

    Springer 2012; US$ 119.00

    Developments in the Arctic region are increasingly part of international discussion. The book contains a comprehensive and interdisciplinary analysis of the current problems around marine scientific research in the Arctic region. It combines scientific, legal and policy aspects. The main questions addressed are: ongoing and future Arctic marine research,... more...

  • Quasi-Geostrophic Theory of Oceans and Atmosphereby Fabio Cavallini; Fulvio Crisciani

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    Large-scale winds and currents tend to balance Coriolis and pressure gradient forces. The time evolution of these winds and currents is the subject of the quasi-geostrophic theory. Chapter 1 presents concepts and equations of classical inertial fluid mechanics. Chapter 2 deals with the equations of thermodynamics that close the governing equations... more...

  • Marine Geochemistryby Roy Chester; Tim D. Jickells

    Wiley 2012; US$ 92.95

    Marine Geochemistry offers a fully comprehensive andintegrated treatment of the chemistry of the oceans, theirsediments and biota. The first edition of the book received strongcritical acclaim and was described as ‘ a standard text foryears to come .’ This third edition of MarineGeochemistry has been written at a time when the role... more...

  • The Dance of Air and Seaby Arnold H. Taylor

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    How can the tiny plankton in the sea just off Western Europe be affected by changes 6000 km away on the other side of the North Atlantic Ocean? How can a slight rise in the temperature of the surface of the Pacific Ocean have a devastating impact on amphibian life in Costa Rica?Living populations across the globe are connected by great swayings of... more...

  • Marine Physicsby R Craig

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95

    Marine Physics guides different disciplines regarding the study of the sea and provides basic understanding of the fundamental theories and premises of the other disciplines. This book is comprised of eight chapters, beginning with some concepts regarding movement of the sea, such as the density currents, diffusion processes, and wind currents in deep... more...

  • Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environmentsby Martin J. Siegert; Mahlon C. Kennicutt; Robert A. Bindschadler

    Wiley 2013; US$ 110.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of theGeophysical Monograph Series, Volume 192. Antarctic Subglacial Aquatic Environments is the first volumeon this important and fascinating subject. With its underlyingtheme of bridging existing knowledge to future research, it is abenchmark in the history of subglacial lake exploration and... more...

  • Surface Oceanby Le Qué; ; Corinne; Eric S. Saltzman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 187. The focus of Surface Ocean: Lower Atmosphere Processes is biogeochemical interactions between the surface ocean and the lower atmosphere. This volume is an outgrowth of the Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) Summer School. The volume is... more...

  • Globalization and the World Oceanby Peter Jacques

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 28.99

    Jacques offers a unique analysis of the connections between global marine and atmospheric conditions to global political phenomena. He shows how human survival is intricately linked to the sustainability of the world ocean, a singular connected body of regional oceans. Jacques suggests how we can synthesize and coordinate global ecological information... more...

  • Measuring Ocean Currentsby Antony Joseph

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.95

    Measuring Ocean Currents: Tools, Technologies, and Data covers all major aspects of ocean current measurements in view of the implications of ocean currents on changing climate, increasing pollution levels, and offshore engineering activities. Although more than 70% of the Earth is covered by ocean, there is limited information on the countless... more...