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- 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...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 108.00
The countries of the Arabian Peninsula have undergone a remarkable process of development and social transformation. This has led to increased rates of transport, industrial development, and consumption of water, food, and goods, which in turn, led to significantly increased rates of environmental pollution. Regional conflicts have also taken their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The depths of the oceans are the last example of terra incognita on earth. Adamowsky presents a study of the sea, arguing that ? contrary to popular belief ? post-Enlightenment discourse on the sea was still subject to mystery and wonder, and not wholly rationalized by science. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
An annual review of activities by governmental and non-governmental organizations concerning remedies for global pollution, together with scientific and technical reports containing surveys of pollution in the maritime environment. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 205.22
This book presents a global hydrographic description of the thermohaline circulation, an introduction to the theoretical aspects of this phenomenon, and observational evidence for the theory. The hydrographic description and the observational evidence are based on data sources, available via internet, mainly from the World Oceanographic Experiment... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 83.16
Drawing upon the unique expertise of Greenpeace, this book provides a contemporary overview of the world?s oceans. The book covers a wide range of topics to illustrate the breadth of threats from human activities facing the marine environment. more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95
In 2005?06, Julie Angus, with her fiancé Colin, rowed 10,000 kilometers across the Atlantic Ocean, becoming the first woman in the world to travel from mainland to mainland in a rowboat. The 145-day journey gave Angus, a trained scientist, a unique perspective on the ocean. The slow-moving boat became an ecosystem unto itself, attracting barnacles,... more...