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- Texas A&M University Press 2015; Not Available
For more than a decade, Rezneat Darnell worked on this major synthesis of what is known about the Gulf of Mexico. His goal: to bring a deeper understanding of ?the American Sea? to students, scientists, managers, and educated citizens of the public at large. The American Sea builds on Darnell?s own research, the research of his graduate students,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 24.99
The North Carolina barrier islands, a 325-mile-long string of narrow sand islands that forms the coast of North Carolina, are one of the most beloved areas to live and visit in the United States. However, extensive barrier island segments and their associated wetlands are in jeopardy. In The Battle for North Carolina's Coast , four experts on coastal... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 7.24
In October 1988 an Inuit hunter saw three grey whales trapped in the frozen Arctic ocean near Barrow, an isolated Alaskan outpost. They were working together to keep their blow hole open, the two adolescents caring for the weaker baby. It was a poignant sight. Filmed by a local television reporter, this tiny regional news story snowballed into a global... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 65.00
The Southern Ocean surrounding the Antarctic continent is vast, in particular, its history, its isolation, and climate, making it a unique "laboratory case" for experimental evolution, adaptation and ecology. Its evolutionary history of adaptation provide a wealth of information on the functioning of the biosphere and its potential. The Southern... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This is the last volume in the six-volume Open University set. Each volume is required by students as a relevant part of the Open University course but designed so that it can equally be used as an individual textbook. This volume differs from the others in the series in that it does not draw specifically upon traditional scientific disciplines. The... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99
This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the coastal birds of Britain and the near Continent. It covers more than 170 species, which are illustrated with superb full-colour artworks that show - where relevant - variations in plumage, for example for male, female and juvenile birds, and breeding and non-breeding birds.... more...
- Western Australian Museum 2013; US$ 14.95
Our coastline extends from the tropical waters of the north to the temperate waters in the south, and attracts thousands of swimmers, sailors, skindivers, fishers, naturalists and beach walkers. This heavily illustrated and informative book identifies those animals in the sea that might cause injury and which can, by taking precautions, be avoided.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 18.99
Coursing through the Atlantic Ocean is a powerful current with a force 300 times that of the mighty Amazon. Ulanski explores the fascinating science and history of this sea highway known as the Gulf Stream, a watery wilderness that stretches from the Caribbean to the North Atlantic. Spanning both distance and time, Ulanski's investigation reveals how... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 27.99
Off the shore of Hatteras Island, where the inner edge of the Gulf Stream flows northward over the outer continental shelf, the marine life is unlike that of any other area in the Atlantic. Here the powerful ocean river helps foster an extraordinarily rich diversity of life, including Sargassum mats concealing strange creatures and exotic sea beans,... more...