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  • Discovering the Deepby Jeffrey A. Karson; Deborah S. Kelley; Daniel J. Fornari; Michael R. Perfit; Timothy M. Shank

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    A beautifully illustrated reference providing fascinating insights into the hidden world of the seafloor using the latest deep-sea imaging. more...

  • Light Scattering by Particles in Waterby Miroslaw Jonasz; Georges Fournier

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 107.95

    Light scattering-based methods are used to characterize small particles suspended in water in a wide range of disciplines ranging from oceanography, through medicine, to industry. The scope and accuracy of these methods steadily increases with the progress in light scattering research. This book focuses on the theoretical and experimental foundations... more...

  • Governance of Seas and Oceansby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2015; US$ 145.00

    The governance of seas and oceans, defined as all forms of social participation in decision-making on the marine environment, is here mainly from a legal perspective view with the Law of the Sea as a determinant. The book presents the main aspects of maritime law and the history of its construction. The exploitation of living resources, minerals and... 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...