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  • The Organic Carbon Cycle in the Arctic Oceanby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 329.00

    The flux,preservation,and accumulation of organic carbon in marine systems are controlled by various mechanisms including primary p- duction of the surface water,supply of terrigenous organic matter from the surrounding continents, biogeochemical processes in the water column and at the seafloor, and sedimentation rate. For the world?s oceans,phytoplankton... more...

  • Remote Sensing of the European Seasby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 189.00

    Focus on the issues, peculiarities and special challenges of the European Seas Complete and thorough review of the current Earth Observations potential Section devoted to multi-technique assessments of the marine environment more...

  • Tsunami and Nonlinear Wavesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 199.00

    The need for tsunami research and analysis has grown dramatically following the devastating tsunami of December 2004, which affected Southern Asia. This book pursues a detailed theoretical and mathematical analysis of the fundamentals of tsunamis, especially the evolution and dynamics of tsunamis and other great waves. Of course, it includes specific... 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...

  • Protecting the Gulf's Marine Ecosystems from Pollutionby Abdulaziz H. Abuzinada; Hans-jörg Barth; Friedhelm Krupp

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Reviewing the sources and levels of pollution in the Persian Gulf, this volume assesses their causes and effects on biota and ecosystems, and identifies preventive and remedial measures reducing levels of pollution and mitigating adverse impacts. more...

  • Ocean Ridges and Trenchesby Peter Aleshire

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    Reveals how 10 undersea mountain ranges and valleys came to be, how and why it has changed over the span of geologic time, and its contributions to the environment. more...

  • State of the World's Oceansby Michelle Allsopp; Stefan E. Pambuccian; Paul Johnston; David Santillo

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 89.99

    Provides a review of scientific literature on environmental issues facing the oceans Covers a wide range of topics to illustrate the breadth of threats from human activities facing the marine environment Links environmental issues with policy perspectives and processes of marine environmental protection Draws upon the unique expertise of Greenpeace... more...

  • Antarctic Marine Geologyby J. B. Anderson

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 56.00

    A comprehensive single-authored book to introduce students and researchers to the marine geology of the Antarctic. more...

  • Rowboat in a Hurricaneby Julie Angus

    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...

  • Oceanography And Marine Biology: An Annual Reviewby Alan Ansell; Margaret Barnes; R N Gibson; R. N. Gibson

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 309.00

    Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review considers basic areas of marine research, returning to them when appropriate in future volumes, and deals with subjects of special and topical importance in the field of marine biology.  The thirty-sixth volume follows closely the objectives and style of the earlier well recieved volumes, continuing... more...