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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

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  • A Manual of Chemical & Biological Methods for Seawater Analysisby Timothy R. Parsons

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    An introduction to the quantitative analysis of seawater, describing in detail biological and chemical techniques, which are considered to be amongst those most often used by biological oceanographers. The manual provides complete instructions for the addition of reagents and calculation of results with reference material for each method so that the... more...

  • Seawater: Its Composition, Properties and Behaviourby John M. Wright; Angela Colling; Gerry Bearman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Seawater: Its Composition, Properties and Behaviour provides a comprehensive introduction to marine science. This book is divided into seven chapters. Chapter 1 summarizes the special properties of water and the role of the oceans in the hydrological cycle. The distribution of temperature and salinity in the oceans and their combined influence on... more...

  • Sustainable Ocean Governanceby Adalberto Vallega

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    This topical book examines ocean governance and calls for close co-operation between science and policy. Adalberto Vallega uniquely considers the ocean as a spatial complex system which must be represented as a whole and argues that scientific approaches must change to achieve progress and co-operation between science and policy. more...

  • Advances in the Science and Technology of Ocean Managementby Hance Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 260.00

    This book reviews key developments in the field of marine science and technology. It focuses on three major themes such as the importance of technical developments in ocean management, the application of these developments to specific sea uses ranging from fish farming to the disposal of industrial waste, and the long-term issues that such developments... more...

  • Ocean Management in Global Changeby P. Fabbri

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 794.00

    The main aims of the conference were to examine present and expected trends in coastal and ocean resource use, to evaluate the state of the art and the expected evolution in theory and practice of management and to discuss scientific and technological developments and their impacts on management. more...

  • Managing Britain's Marine and Coastal Environmentby Jonathan Potts; Hance D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Britain's maritime tradition is well documented. The management of its marine and coastal environment is therefore of tantamount importance, and offers lessons for other nations across the world. The beginning of the new millennium marks a major, long-term turning point in the historical development of Britain's maritime interest discernible by continued... more...

  • The Environment and International Politicsby Hakan Seckinelgin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This new study shows how environmental issues represent a deep problem in conceptualising the relationship between human beings and nature. This key relationship grounds the implicit ethical and political concerns of International Relations and our understandings of environmental politics. It demonstrates that the core theoretical orientations of... more...

  • Analysis of Seawaterby T.R. Crompton

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 319.00

    It is only in the past few years that methods of adequate sensitivity have become available for true ultra-trace metal determinations in water. In the case of organics in seawater it has now become possible to resolve the complex mixtures of organics in seawater and achieve the required very low detection limits. Fortunately, the interest in micro-constituents... more...

  • Progress in Marine Conservation in Europeby Henning von Nordheim; Dieter Boedeker; Jochen C. Krause

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 149.00

    This volume offers insight in the identification and selection procedure of marine protected areas in the German exclusive economic zones (EEZs) of the North - and Baltic Seas. EU Member States are obliged to establish a coherent network of protected areas, consisting of sites identified under the EC Habitats and Birds Directives. The goal of this... more...

  • State of the World's Oceansby Michelle Allsopp; Stefan E. Pambuccian; Paul Johnston; David Santillo

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 89.99

    Drawing upon the unique expertise of Greenpeace, this book provides a contemporary overview of the world?s oceans. The book covers a wide range of topics to illustrate the breadth of threats from human activities facing the marine environment. more...