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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 99.95
Ocean Biogeochemical Dynamics provides a broad theoretical framework upon which graduate students and upper-level undergraduates can formulate an understanding of the processes that control the mean concentration and distribution of biologically utilized elements and compounds in the ocean. Though it is written as a textbook, it will also be of... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 289.00
Geochemical barrier zones play an important role in determining various physical systems and characteristics of the oceans, e.g. hydrodynamics, salinity, temperature and light. In this book, each of the 40 barrier zones covered are illustrated and defined by physical-chemical parameters. Among the topics discussed are the processes of inflow, transformation... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00
Describes air-sea interaction experiments, and presents remote sensing applications with sea slicks and crude oil spills. This book deals with the research in this field - the influence of marine surface films on mechanisms dominating energy and mass transfer across the ocean/atmosphere interface. It also offers basic chemical insights. more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 97.95
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles?all written by experts in their field?fall into several categories, including: chemistry of... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 159.95
Roy Chester recently retired from his post as the Proudman Professor of Oceanography in what was then the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Liverpool. During his career he wrote over 140 scientific publications, and in 1999 was awarded the Hans Pettersson Bronze Medal by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. He is also the author... more...
- 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...
The Ocean Carbon Cycle and Climate: Proceedings of the Nato Advanced Study Institute on Ocean Carbon Cycle and Climate,Springer 2004; US$ 115.50
The great questions that challenge our understanding of the global carbon cycle are: What are the basic oceanic mechanisms that control the oceanic carbon reservoirs and the partitioning of carbon between the ocean and the atmosphere? How do these mechanisms depend on the state of the climate system and how does the carbon cycle feed back to the climate?... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 149.00
Unique in its combination of the three major subdisciplines in physical oceanography: observation, theory and modelling Unique historical overview of the development of physical oceanography by truly leading people in the field more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are harmful to human health and to the environment. This model study aims to prove that transport models, such as FANTOM, are capable of reproducing realistic multi-year temporal and spatial trends of selected POPs and can be used to address further scientific questions. more...