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Oceanography

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  • Ocean Worldsby Jan Zalasiewicz; Mark Williams

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Oceans make up most of the surface of our blue planet. They may form just a sliver on the outside of the Earth, but they are very important, not only in hosting life, including the fish and other animals on which many humans depend, but in terms of their role in the Earth system, in regulating climate, and cycling nutrients. As climate change, pollution,... more...

  • Handbook of Sea-Level Researchby Ian Shennan; Antony J. Long; Benjamin P. Horton

    Wiley 2014; US$ 214.50

    Measuring sea-level change ? be that rise or fall ? is one of the most pressing scientific goals of our time and requires robust scientific approaches and techniques.  This Handbook aims to provide a practical guide to readers interested in this challenge, from the initial design of research approaches through to the practical issues of data collection... more...

  • Ecosystem Sustainability and Global Changeby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    This volume provides various examples and dimensions, chemical, biological, climatic, or related to extreme (hazards). It describes, by reciprocity, the vulnerability of ecosystems, resources, heritage, human health and, consequently, economic and social sectors.  it considers climate scenarios and socio-economic status indicators research, design... more...

  • Vulnerability of Coastal Ecosystems and Adaptationby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    The vulnerability of socio -ecosystem combines the probability of exposure to natural or anthropogenic pressure, sensitivity and resilience. This book presents a systemic view of the diversity of pressures and impacts produced by climate change and human actions. Erosion of biodiversity by changing ocean chemistry, the intensification of global change... more...

  • Development of Marine Resourcesby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    Marine resources and their exploitation, recovery and economic networks they generate are here from the perspective now inevitable growing environmental constraints, policy management and technical innovation. A historical perspective shows that Ocean and its adjacent seas at all times, allowed coastal communities to adapt to a very volatile environment... more...

  • Value and Economy of Marine Resourcesby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    Marine resources and their exploitation, recovery and economic networks they generate are here from the perspective now inevitable growing environmental constraints, policy management and technical innovation. The recent development of marine biotechnology , the discovery of a great pharmacopoeia especially in reef environments , the development... more...

  • The Pacific Arctic Regionby Jacqueline M. Grebmeier; Wieslaw Maslowski

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The Pacific Arctic region is experiencing rapid sea ice retreat, seawater warming, ocean acidification and biological response. Physical and biogeochemical modeling indicates the potential for step-function changes to the overall marine ecosystem. This synthesis book was coordinated within the Pacific Arctic Group, a network of international partners... more...

  • Oceanby DK

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 50.00

    This new edition of Ocean has been updated with fresh graphics, images, and type styling throughout, and includes new coverage of major events such as Hurricane Sandy and the Japan tsunami. DK 's Ocean is a highly illustrated encyclopedia of the marine environment. It not only covers marine life and physical oceanography, from the geology... more...

  • Elements of Physical Oceanographyby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 111.00

    Elements of Physical Oceanography is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current physical oceanography knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles?all written by experts in their field?focuses on ocean physics, air-sea transfers, waves,... more...

  • Coastal and Marine Hazards, Risks, and Disastersby Jean Ellis; Douglas J. Sherman; John F. Shroder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Sea and Ocean Hazards, Risks and Disasters provides a scientific approach to those hazards and disasters related to the Earth's coasts and oceans. This is the first book to integrate scientific, social, and economic issues related to disasters such as hazard identification, risk analysis, and planning, relevant hazard process mechanics, discussions... more...