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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

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  • 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

    Provides a review of scientific literature on environmental issues facing the oceans Covers a wide range of topics to illustrate the breadth of threats from human activities facing the marine environment Links environmental issues with policy perspectives and processes of marine environmental protection Draws upon the unique expertise of Greenpeace... more...

  • Oceansby Participant Media; Jon Bowermaster

    PublicAffairs 2010; US$ 15.95

    This unique tie-in to the major motion picture Oceans —coming this April from Disney & National Geographic —explores the health of our oceans, and what we can do to improve it more...

  • Practical Guidelines for the Analysis of Seawaterby Oliver Wurl

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 167.95

    As we discover more about the role of the ocean in global changes and identify the effects of global change on the ocean, understanding its chemical composition and processes becomes increasingly paramount. However, understanding these processes requires a wide range of measurements in the vast ocean, from the sea surface to deep-ocean trenches, from... more...

  • Marine Science & Technology in China: A Roadmap to 2050by Jianhai Xiang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 109.00

    As one of the eighteen field-specific reports comprising the comprehensive scope of the strategic general report of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this sub-report addresses long-range planning for developing science and technology in the field of marine science. They each craft a roadmap for their sphere of development to 2050. In their entirety,... more...

  • The Aral Sea Encyclopediaby Igor S. Zonn; M. Glantz; Aleksey N. Kosarev; Andrey G. Kostianoy

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 159.00

    This encyclopedia is devoted to the remarkable phenomenon of the possibility of the Aral Sea?s imminent disappearance from the Earth. The book addresses the key environmental issues and is the first volume in the Springer Series on encyclopedias of the seas. more...

  • Economic Management of Marine Living Resourcesby David Whitmarsh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This textbook has two main objectives. Firstly, it outlines the problems associated with the management and conservation of marine living resources, with particular attention given to the twin concepts of economic value and sustainability. It demonstrates the contribution that economics can make to understanding these problems as well as helping to... more...

  • Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioningby Martin Solan; Rebecca J. Aspden; David M. Paterson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    The biological composition and richness of most of the Earth's major ecosystems are being dramatically and irreversibly transformed by anthropogenic activity. Yet, despite the vast areal extent of our oceans, the mainstay of research to-date in the biodiversity-ecosystem functioning arena has been weighted towards ecological observations and experimentation... more...

  • Underwater Edenby Gregory S. Stone; David Obura

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    ?It was the first time I?d seen what the ocean may have looked like thousands of years ago.? That?s conservation scientist Gregory S. Stone talking about his initial dive among the corals and sea life surrounding the Phoenix Islands in the South Pacific. Worldwide, the oceans are suffering. Corals are dying off at an alarming rate, victims of ocean... more...

  • Marine Natural Resources and Technological Developmentby Marco Colazingari

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a comprehensive and systematic examination of the issues involved within Ocean Economics. The oceans are the last frontier on Earth, and research and exploration are key to developing and enhancing global economic activity that is necessary to sustain a growing human population. Colazingari pinpoints the contentious issues relevant... more...