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  • Coastal Ocean Observing Systemsby Yonggang Liu; Heather Kerkering; Robert H. Weisberg

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    Coastal Ocean Observing Systems provides state-of-the-art scientific and technological knowledge in coastal ocean observing systems, along with guidance on establishing, restructuring, and improving similar systems. The book is intended to help oceanographers understand, identify, and recognize how oceanographic research feeds into the various designs... more...

  • Sea Secretsby Mary M. Cerullo; Beth E. Simmons; Kirsten Carlson

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 6.99

    Journey across the Pacific Ocean and investigate the mystery connecting three different animals from the California Current to the polar waters west of the Antarctic Peninsula. Become an ocean detective and discover the connection between a seabird, a whale, and a penguin; and maybe you'll uncover the sea secret that links them all. This book invites... more...

  • Sea Iceby Mohammed Shokr; Nirmal Sinha

    Wiley 2015; US$ 189.95

    Sea Ice: Physics and Remote Sensing  addresses experiences acquired mainly in Canada by researchers in the fields of ice physics and growth history in relation to its polycrystalline structure as well as ice parameters retrieval from remote sensing observations. The volume describes processes operating at the macro- and microscale (e.g., brine... more...

  • Saved by the Seaby David Helvarg

    New World Library 2015; US$ 15.95

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  • Seascapes: Shaped by the Seaby Mike Brown; Barbara Humberstone

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This edited collection disrupts notions of the sea as ‘other’, as foreign and featureless, through specific, situated accounts which highlight the centrality of the sea for the individuals concerned. Bringing together academics who combine scholarly expertise with lived experiences on, in and with the sea, it examines humans’ relationships... 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...

  • Oceansby James Fargo Balliett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Covering 71 percent of the planet, oceans provided the unique environmental conditions necessary for the building blocks of life to form billions of years ago and continue to support life in important ways today--they are home to nearly 50% of all species on earth; they influence climate and weather patterns; they provide food and water for humankind.... more...

  • Meteorological Tsunamis: The U.S. East Coast and Other Coastal Regionsby Ivica Vilibic; Sebastian Monserrat; Alexander B. Rabinovich

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00

    The book encompasses a set of papers on meteorological tsunamis covering various aspects on this rare but potentially destructive multiresonant phenomenon. Altogether an editorial and 15 contributions are part of this book; eight of the contributions deal with different aspects of meteotsunamis along the U.S. East Coast and in the region of the Great... more...

  • The Land-Sea Interactionsby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book presents a systemic view of the diversity of pressures and impacts produced by climate change and human actions. Erosion of biodiversity by changing ocean chemistry, the intensification of global change raises the problem of the adaptation of living resources. Land uses induce ecological imbalances leading to asphyxiation true coastal... more...

  • Post-Tsunami Hazardby Vicente Santiago-Fandiņo; Yevgeniy Kontar; Yoshiyuki Kaneda

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This monograph focuses on a variety of topics related to reconstruction and restoration in post-tsunami conditions. Aspects such as coastal engineering, early warning systems and technological approaches, urban planning and settlements relocation, socio-economic redevelopment and policy, coastal ecosystems and agricultural redevelopment as well as... more...