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- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 149.00
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...
- 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$ 199.00
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 Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00
The Baltic Sea is an area extensively explored by oceanographers. This work presents both qualitative and quantitative descriptions of the main carbon flows in the Baltic Sea as well as their possible shifts induced by climatic and global change. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; Not Available
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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 79.00
This new edition of Biological Oceanography has been greatly updated and expanded since its initial publication in 2004. It presents current understanding of ocean ecology emphasizing the character of marine organisms from viruses to fish and worms, together with their significance to their habitats and to each other. The book initially emphasizes... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99
The Earth?s climate is already warming due to increased concentrations of human-produced greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the specter of rising sea level is one of global warming?s most far-reaching threats. Sea level will keep rising long after greenhouse gas emissions have ceased, because of the delay in penetration of surface warming to... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Climate Change and the Oceans investigates the effects of climate change on the ocean environment and its implications for maritime activities, both globally and within the Asia Pacific region. This detailed work draws together informed opinion from a range of disciplines to examine the impacts of climate change on marine and coastal areas and review... more...