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- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 180.00
Iceland provides an unique stage on which to study the natural environment, both past and present, and it is understanding both aspects of reconstructing the past and observing and interpreting the present that form the focus of the contributions to this volume. The papers are all written by active researchers and incorporate both reviews and new... more...
- Elsevier Science 1986; US$ 72.95
There is an intuitive belief among scientists that each estuary or lagoon is unique and different. Similarities do exist, however, and this book attempts to highlight some common properties and perhaps some innovative views on biogeochemical processes, and biological fluxes which are of central concern in the understanding of the land-sea boundary.... more...
- 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 will... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95
With its integrated and cohesive coverage of the current research, Magmatic Systems skillfully explores the physical processes, mechanics, and dynamics of volcanism. The text utilizes a synthesized perspective--theoretical, experimental, and observational--to address the powerful regulatory mechanisms controlling the movement of melts and cooling,... more...
- 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...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 60.00
From crocodiles and penguins to seals and whales, this comprehensive and authoritative synthesis explores the function and evolution of sensory systems in animals whose ancestors lived on land. Together, the contributors explore the dramatic transformation of smell, taste, sight, hearing, balance, mechanoreception, magnetoreception, and electroreception... more...