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  • The Sea Insideby Philip Hoare

    Melville House 2014; US$ 27.99

    A yearlong adventure through the world?s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The Whale In colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts. Starting at his home on the shores of Britain?s Southampton Water and moving in ever widening circles?like the migration patterns... more...

  • Selection and Breeding Programs in Aquacultureby Trygve Gjedrem

    Springer 2005; US$ 159.00

    This book describes the basic elements in the theory of animal breeding and inheritance of quantitative economic traits and the way in which this technology can be implemented in selective breeding programs for aquaculture species. The role and the implementation of molecular genetics in modern selective breeding programs is also addressed. The book?s... more...

  • By-catch Reduction in the World's Fisheriesby Steven J. Kennelly

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    This book comes after several decades of outstanding and successful research that has helped ameliorate some of the most important and controversial fisheries issues in the world ? those associated with the unwanted wastage of fish from by-catch and discarding. The 8 chapters encompass contributions from 27 of the world's leading experts in by-catch... more...

  • Eutrophication of Shallow Lakes with Special Reference to Lake Taihu, Chinaby Boqiang Qin; Zhengwen Liu; Karl Havens

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    Eutrophication and algal blooms are worldwide environmental issues in lakes. The eutrophication process and formation mechanisms of algal blooms are particularly complicated in shallow lakes due to the strong lake???land, air???water and water???sediment interactions. This volume features papers presented at the International Symposium on the Eutrophication... more...

  • Developments in Fish Telemetryby P.R. Almeida; B.R. Quintella; M.J. Costa; A. Moore

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    This volume includes 33 peer-reviewed papers presented at the Sixth Conference on Fish Telemetry held in Europe (Sesimbra, Portugal, 5-11 June 2005). The papers focus on the application of aquatic telemetry techniques by scientists to investigate fundamental aspects of animal biology in order to conserve and manage natural resources. The topics addressed... more...

  • Ostracodology, Linking Bio and Geosciencesby Renate Matzke-Karasz; Koen Martens; Michael Schudack

    Springer 2007; US$ 239.00

    Ostracods, small aquatic Crustacea, occur in almost every marine, brackish and freshwater habitat. Their calcified bivalved carapaces readily fossilize and their record in earth history is long, dense and diverse. Ostracod species are particularly useful as tools in marine and limnic (palaeo-) ecology, in (palaeo-) biogeography, and biostratigraphy.... more...

  • Lagoons and Coastal Wetlands in the Global Change Contextby P. Viaroli; P. Lasserre; P. Campostrini

    Springer 2007; US$ 219.00

    This interdisciplinary volume comprehensively reviews recent developments in wetland science and global change. The aim is to identify gaps, problems and successes in the integration of scientific issues into lagoon and coastal wetland management. The major strength of this volume is that it integrates several fields of research including climatology,... more...

  • Listening to Whalesby Alexandra Morton

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    In Listening to Whales , Alexandra Morton shares spellbinding stories about her career in whale and dolphin research and what she has learned from and about these magnificent mammals. In the late 1970s, while working at Marineland in California, Alexandra pioneered the recording of orca sounds by dropping a hydrophone into the tank of two killer whales.... more...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 199by David M. Whitacre

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Offers critical reviews of timely developments, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in various segments of the environment, as well as toxicological implications. more...

  • Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystemsby G. Heldmaier; R. B. Jackson

    Springer 2008; US$ 329.00

    Biological invasions are considered to be one of the greatest threats to the integrity of most ecosystems on earth. This volume explores the current state of marine bioinvasions, which have been growing at an exponential rate over recent decades. Focusing on the ecological aspects of biological invasions, it elucidates the different stages of an invasion... more...