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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

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  • Marine Conservation Ecologyby John Roff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    This major textbook provides a broad coverage of the ecological foundations of marine conservation, including the rationale, importance and practicalities of various approaches to marine conservation and management. The scope of the book encompasses an understanding of the elements of marine biodiversity - from global to local levels - threats to marine... more...

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservationby Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ?ecosystem services?, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are fast-diminishing under the weight of pollution, land clearance, coastal... more...

  • 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...

  • 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

    History of ocean management. Theory of ocean management. Ocean management in practice. Sea-level rise and its implication in coastal planning and management. Impact of ocean circulation on regional and global change. The impacts of sea level rise on coral reefs and reef islands. Ocean sciences and management. Remote sensing on ocean management. Information... 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...

  • Marine Resource Conservation and Poverty Reduction Strategies in Tanzaniaby Jennifer K. Sesabo

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 189.00

    Demonstrates the extent which various socio-economic dimensions of rural coastal households influence livelihood pathways, production efficiency and attitudes towards conservation initiatives. 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...