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- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 24.99
The story of shrimp is as delicious as the creatures themselves. Renowned nature writers Jack and Anne Rudloe tell that story with passion, revealing a hidden history that has spanned millennia. You?ll discover the human stories and heritage behind centuries of shrimping, around the world; meet the most remarkable of the world?s 4,000 species of shrimp;... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
Katrina's arrival on the Gulf Coast was a long time in coming. But it was assured. Since 1965, when Hurricane Betsy struck New Orleans, breached a levee, and flooded part of the city, everyone was waiting and talking about when the Big One would strike and do even more damage. Katrina was that hurricane, predictedand imagined before she struck, but... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 119.75
Here is an interdisciplinary overview of the role the world?s ocean?s play as a ?carbon sink?, and how this relates to climate change. It analyzes a range of topics from the impact of conurbations on the CO2 content of nearby seas to sequestration technology. more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95
Ocean Currents is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current ocean current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles-all written by experts in their field-focuses on key ocean current concepts. Its topics include ocean currents,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 130.64
This book is dedicated to the study of the structure, as well as the transport, of deep and bottom waters through underwater channels in the Atlantic Ocean. The study is based on recent observations, analysis of historical data, and a literature review. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 129.95
The devastating impacts of tsunamis have received increased focus since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, the most destructive tsunami in over 400 years of recorded history. The tsunamis that occurred as a result of the earthquake in Japan in March 2011 further emphasized the need for detection, monitoring, and early-warning technologies. This professional... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 163.30
This book documents the geological, geophysical, geochemical and paleontological features of modern accretionay prisms and trenches in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, based on 10 years of submersible dive cruises, ODP drilling projects and geophysical surveys. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 174.19
Submarine mass movements represent major offshore geohazards due to their destructive, tsunami-generating potential; dangers that will only increase as sea levels rise. This volume features the latest scientific research into their features and consequences. more...