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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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
Marine and coastal environments play a critical role in sustaining life. Covering nearly three-quarters of the earth?s surface, marine and coastal waters are the earth?s largest and most vital environment, influencing global energy cycles, biological, economical and sociocultural processes. Marine environmental quality is related to the functioning... 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...
- United Nations University Press 2005; US$ 32.00
The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface and play an important part in our lives by controlling climate and weather conditions; hosting shipping, transportation, recreation and tourism; and providing us with food, minerals and petroleum. The relationship between mankind and the oceans has been crucial since prehistoric times.... 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Lead in the Marine Environment covers the proceedings of the International Experts Discussion on Lead Occurrence, Fate, and Pollution in the Marine Environment, held in Rovinj, Yugoslavia on October 18-22, 1977. The book focuses on the release of lead to the environment, including the techniques, processes, and technologies involved in the analysis... 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...