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Marine resources. Applied oceanography

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Japanese Commons in the Coastal Seasby Tetsuo Yanagi

    Springer Japan 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book gives examples of commons in the coastal sea of Japan. It presents a way of sustainable relation for the symbiosis of human and nature. 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...