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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

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  • Marine Policy & Economicsby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian; Porter Hoagland

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95

    Marine Policy and Economics 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: marine aquaculture,... more...

  • Marine Conservation Ecologyby John Roff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Seawaterby Open University

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    'Seawater' has been substantially updated in this second edition to take account of recent developments in marine science. Sections dealing with difficult physical and chemical concepts have been developed on the basis of feedback from the first edition, making this an ideal learning tool for oceanography students. Chapter 1 summarizes the special... more...

  • Dissolved Gas Concentration in Waterby John Colt

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 140.00

    Aquacultural, oceanographic, and fisheries engineering, as well as other disciplines, require gas solubility data to compute the equilibrium concentration. These calculations, for example, can affect the output of aquacultural production or assist in environmental consulting. Until now, published solubility information has not been available in a... 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...

  • 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-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    Compiles various methods for the chemical analysis of seawaters, including 45 tables and 48 figures. This volume covers various aspects of the analysis of seawater using both classical and advanced physical techniques. It is useful for analysts, oceanographers, fisheries experts, politicians and decision makers. more...