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Oceanography

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  • The Log from the Sea of Cortezby John Steinbeck; Richard Astro

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 27.18

    In 1940 Steinbeck sailed in a sardine boat with his great friend the marine biologist, Ed Ricketts, to collect marine invertebrates from the beaches of the Gulf of California. The expedition was described by the two men in SEA OF CORTEZ, published in 1941. The day-to-day story of the trip is told here in the Log, which combines science, philosophy... more...

  • Offshore Gas Hydratesby Rudy Rogers

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Gas hydrates collect and store both thermogenic and biogenic methane generated in deep ocean sediments that, over geologic time, forms vast methane repositories. Offshore Gas Hydrates: Origins, Development, and Production presents gas hydrates as an emerging, clean energy source possibly more abundant than all other fossil fuels and especially... 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...

  • The Ocean Basins and Marginsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    of Volume 4A.- 1. Mediterranean and Tethys.- I. Introduction.- II. The Overall Situation.- III. Tethyan Faunas and Paleotectonics.- IV. Paleotectonic and Paleogeographic Evolution.- A. Permian and Triassic: Paleotethys and Early Rifting.- B. Jurassic: The Oceanic Tethys.- C. Cretaceous to Recent: Alpine Orogeny and Mediterranean.- V. Conclusions.-... more...

  • The Benthic Boundary Layerby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I ? Papers.- 1 The Physics of the Benthic Boundary Layer.- 2 Measurements of Turbulence in the Irish Sea Benthic Boundary Laye.- 3 The Benthic Boundary from the Viewpoint of a Geochemist.- 4 Nutrients Near the Depositional Interface.- 5 The Benthic Boundary Layer from the Point of View of a Biologist.- 6 Metabolic Activities of Benthic Microfauna and... more...

  • Marine Geology and Oceanography of the Arctic Seasby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    Lorsqu'il n'est pas en notre pouvoir de discerner les plus vraies opinions, nous devons suivre les plus pro babies. -Rene Descartes When, in the early 1960's I undertook to covered, due to limitations imposed by a single study Arctic Ocean deep-sea cores, I did not volume. anticipate that 10 years later the climatic history Although not comprehensive,... more...

  • The Ocean Basins and Marginsby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    1. A Model for the North Atlantic.- 2. The Geology of the Bahama-Blake Plateau Region.- 3. The Continental Margin of Eastern North America, Florida to Newfoundland.- 4. The Northeastward Termination of the Appalachian Orogen.- 5. An Outline of the Geology of the Atlantic Coast of Greenland.- 6. The Scandinavian Caledonides.- 7. The Geology of the Southern... 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...

  • 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...