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Oceanography

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  • Dynamic Analysis of Ocean Structuresby Bruce Muga

    Springer US 2012; US$ 95.15

    Improvements in the design process as applied to ocean structures have received intense interest in recent years. Part of this interest stems from the growing realization that design on a purely deterministic basis is inadequate for structures sub­ ject to random loads, which are best described by statistical (or probability) methods. This book is... more...

  • Vulnerability of Coastal Ecosystems and Adaptationby Andr? Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    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 Andr? Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    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 Andr? Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Ecosystem Sustainability and Global Changeby Andr? Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    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...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 227.00 US$ 196.73

    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... more...

  • Oceanographical Engineeringby Robert L. Wiegel

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 44.95

    As is the case with many modern fields of study, oceanographical engineering cuts across the boundaries of several disciplines. Like other scientific endeavors, it aims to understand the nature of the ocean and to make use of this understanding for the benefit of humanity through better ports, safer and more economical operations at sea, and greater... more...

  • Terrestrial Water Cycle and Climate Changeby Qiuhong Tang; Taikan Oki

    Wiley 2016; US$ 169.95 US$ 147.29

    The Terrestrial Water Cycle: Natural and Human-Induced Changes is a comprehensive volume that investigates the changes in the terrestrial water cycle and the natural and anthropogenic factors that cause these changes. This volume brings together recent progress and achievements in large-scale hydrological observations and numerical simulations,... more...

  • Marine Ecosystemsby Andr? Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2015; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    In a perspective of sustainable management, the balance between ecological dynamics, social and economic are now at the heart of ecological modeling and environmental strategies screenwriting. Diversity and marine ecosystems function illustrates biodiversity, habitat diversity, structures and food webs in various oceans of the world and systems:... more...

  • Governance of Seas and Oceansby Andr? Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2015; US$ 145.00 US$ 125.67

    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...