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  • Waves, Tides and Shallow-Water Processesby Joan Brown; Gerry Bearman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The text begins by describing waves, their measurement and characteristics, their behaviour in shallow water, and unusual waves. Next, mainly theoretical aspects are considered of sediment movement and deposition by currents, before discussing wave action in the littoral zone, tidal current action on tidal flat and in estuaries, and the interaction... more...

  • Ocean Circulationby Joan Brown

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The first two chapters outline the causes of circulation patterns in the atmosphere and oceans, emphasizing the interactions between them. Chapter 3 deals with the surface circulation (including mesoscale eddies), using a minimum of mathematics. Chapter 4 reviews the history of ideas about ocean circulation (with special reference to the North Atlantic... more...

  • Ocean in the Earth Systemby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 145.00

    Complexity is an intrinsic property of natural systems. In the oceanic system, it is linked to many interactions with the atmosphere, geosphere and biosphere with which it exchanges energy and matter. Complexity of the ocean system has, at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrodynamic mechanisms of these exchanges and dynamics of elements and... more...

  • Dietary Supplements for the Health and Quality of Cultured Fishby H. Nakagawa; M. Sato; D.M. III Gatlin

    CABI 2007; US$ 140.00

    Addresses information on the effects of micronutrients and other efficacious substances from plants, animals and bacteria, with regard to quality and health of cultured fish. Here, each chapter contains tables, figures. This book is packed with references to help expand your knowledge of various aspects of fish culture technology. more...

  • Seagrassesby Anthony W.D. Larkum; Robert J. Orth; Carlos M. Duarte

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Features experts in 26 areas of seagrass biology presenting their work. This book is divided into sections on taxonomy, anatomy, reproduction, ecology, physiology, fisheries, management, conservation and landscape ecology. more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to The Oceansby Kim Tetrault; Joe Kraynak

    DK Publishing 2003; US$ 18.95

    Although our oceans are some of the most beautiful and diverse environments in the world, most people know very little about the ocean's ecology or just how much humans depend on the oceans for survival. The Complete Idiot's Guide' to the Oceans will be a marine-lover's reference for mapping the world's oceans and their exploration. Authors... more...

  • Ocean Energyby Roger Henri Charlier; Charles W. Finkl

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Man has been tapping the energy of the sea to provide power for his industries for centuries. Tidal energy combined with that of waves and marine winds rank among those successfully put the work. Tidal power has enormous potential. This book reviews progress in extracting power from the ocean, and surveys the history of tidal power harnessing. more...

  • The South China Seaby Pinxian Wang; Qianyu Li

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    A synthesis of sedimentary geology and paleoceanography of the South China Sea on the basis of extensive industrial explorations and scientific expeditions culminated with the ODP Leg 184. It offers knowledge about the history of this largest marginal sea in the West Pacific, deep-sea records of evolution and variations of the East Asian monsoon. more...

  • Shrimpby Jack Rudloe; Anne Rudloe

    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...

  • Seven-Tenthsby David Fisichella

    Leapfrog Press 2010; US$ 15.95

    A disillusioned man and a blind oceanographer find love and adventure while studying the world's oceans. more...