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- 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
Marine Geochemistry offers a fully comprehensive and integrated treatment of the chemistry of the oceans, their sediments and biota. The first edition of the book received strong critical acclaim and was described as ? a standard text for years to come .? This third edition of Marine Geochemistry has been written at a time when the role of the... 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 Berlin Heidelberg 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 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 275.00
This book presents in detail the state of knowledge of the distribution, bioavailability, biomagnification, discrimination, fate and sources of chemical pollutants (metals, metalloids, radionuclides and nutrients) in all compartments (atmosphere, water, deposits, biota) of the Baltic environment. Particular components of the Baltic ecosystem are considered... more...
- Elsevier Science 1974; US$ 72.95
The Development of the Chlorinity/ Salinity Concept in Oceanography more...