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- 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...
- 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...
- 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 2011; US$ 186.00
Wide- scale chemical monitoring programmes are required by international conventions and European Union policies such as the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and the new EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). This entails all waters, including transitional and coastal waters, sediments and biota. The final volume in the Water Quality... 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...
- 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...
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 New York 2006; US$ 149.00
Over the last ?ve decades Physical Oceanography developed explosively from a state with only a few observations and theories to a mature science with global ?eld p- grams,massivecomputerpower,andacomplextheoreticalframework. Thescientists wholedthisdevelopmentarealreadyorwillsoonberetired. Thiscollectionofessays documentssomeofthebreakthroughsandalsotriestocapturethespiritofexploration... more...