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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

  • Coastal Ocean Observing Systemsby Yonggang Liu; Heather Kerkering; Robert H. Weisberg

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 130.00

    Coastal Ocean Observing Systems provides state-of-the-art scientific and technological knowledge in coastal ocean observing systems, along with guidance on establishing, restructuring, and improving similar systems. The book is intended to help oceanographers understand, identify, and recognize how oceanographic research feeds into the various designs... more...

  • Sea Managementby Adalberto Vallega

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 486.00


  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Conservationby G. Carleton Ray; Jerry McCormick-Ray; Robert L. Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 82.95

    Providing a guide for marine conservation practice, Marine Conservation takes a whole-systems approach, covering major advances in marine ecosystem understanding. Its premise is that conservation must be informed by the natural histories of organisms together with the hierarchy of scale-related linkages and ecosystem processes. The authors introduce... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...