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  • Tsunamisby Linda Maria Koldau

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.20

    Tsunamis haben nicht nur zu Weihnachten 2004 Hunderttausenden Menschen das Leben gekostet. Linda Maria Koldau erklärt, wie immer wieder Riesenwellen durch unterseeische Erdbeben und Hangrutschungen, Vulkanausbrüche und Meteoriteneinschläge entstehen, und schildert spannend die größten Tsunamis der Weltgeschichte: von der Storegga-Rutschung vor 8000... more...

  • 21 Yaks and a Speedoby Lewis Pugh

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 17.50

    Lewis Pugh knows oceans. He was the first to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world, and has pioneered more swims around famous landmarks than any other person in history. He swam across the icy waters of the North Pole to highlight the melting of the Arctic sea ice, and across a glacial lake on Mt Everest to draw attention to... more...

  • Murmurs From The Deep: Scientific Adventures in the Caribbeanby Gilles Fonteneau

    Arcade Publishing 2006; US$ 24.95

    A scientific expedition into unknown parts of the Caribbean to study the tectonic plates of the region answers the intriguing question: Is there a language of fish? Gilles Fonteneau, a longtime colleague of the legendary Jacques Cousteau's Calypso team, fulfilled a lifelong dream when in 2001 he launched his own exploration, aboard the 45-foot catamaran... more...

  • The Near-Surface Layer of the Oceanby Fedororv; Ginzburg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 174.95

    This book treats the structure and variability of basic physical fields in a thin near-surface layer which responds quickly to all short-term and local fluctuations of atmospheric forcing and of radiative solar energy flux. The book contains up-to-date information on different phenomena and processes in this layer based on research conducted over the... more...

  • Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanographyby John Grady

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    In becoming "a useful man" on the maritime stage, Matthew Fontaine Maury focused light on the ills of a clique-ridden Navy, charted sea lanes and bested Great Britain's admiralty in securing the fastest, safest routes to India and Australia. He helped bind the Old and New worlds with the laying of the transatlantic cable, forcefully advocated... more...

  • Deepby James Nestor

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.33

    Covering a diving championship in Greece on a hot and sticky assignment for Outside magazine, James Nestor discovered free diving. He had stumbled on one of the most extreme sports in existence: a quest to extend the frontiers of human experience, in which divers descend without breathing equipment, for hundreds of feet below the water, for minutes... more...

  • From Depositional Systems to Sedimentary Successions on the Norwegian Continental Margin (Special Publication 46 of the IAS)by Allard W. Martinius; R. Ravn?s; J. A. Howell; R. J. Steel; J. P. Wonham

    Wiley 2014; US$ 164.95

    The Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), focus of this special publication, is a prolific hydrocarbon region and both exploration and production activity remains high to this day with a positive production outlook. A key element today and in the future is to couple technological developments to improving our understanding of specific geological situations.... more...

  • Instrumentation and Metrology in Oceanographyby Marc Le Menn

    Wiley 2012; US$ 176.00

    Through research, physical oceanography aims to solve the numerous problems stated by thermal, optical and dynamical properties of the oceans. Instrumentation and Metrology in Physical Oceanography  describes the means used in oceanography to determine physical properties of the oceans by medium of  in situ measurements. ... more...

  • The Barrier Zones in the Oceanby Emelyan M. Emelyanov

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 289.00

    Geochemical barrier zones play an important role in determining various physical systems and characteristics of the oceans, e.g. hydrodynamics, salinity, temperature and light. In this book, each of the 40 barrier zones covered are illustrated and defined by physical-chemical parameters. Among the topics discussed are the processes of inflow, transformation... more...

  • Metalliferous Sediments of the World Oceanby Evgeny G. Gurvich

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 259.00

    Describes the distribution, composition and accumulation rates of contemporary and ancient metalliferous sediments and their components in the oceans and the Red Sea. This book is aimed at geologists, ore geologists, marine geologists and geochemists, oceanographers including paleo-ceanographers, as well as at undergraduate and graduate students. more...