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- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99
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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 129.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 179.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00
This comprehensive handbook, prepared by leading ocean policy academics and practitioners from around the world, presents in-depth analyses of the experiences of fifteen developed and developing nations and four key regions of the world that have taken concrete steps toward cross-cutting and integrated national and regional ocean policy. All chapters... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 99.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
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...