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  • 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...

  • Proxies in Late Cenozoic Paleoceanographyby C. Hillaire-Marcel; Anne de Vernal

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 137.00

    The present volume is the first in a series of two books dedicated to the paleoceanography of the Late Cenozoic ocean. The need for an updated synthesis on paleoceanographic science is urgent, owing to the huge and very diversified progress made in this domain during the last decade. In addition, no comprehensive monography still exists in this domain.... more...

  • Icelandby C. Caseldine; A. Russell; J. Hardardóttir; O. Knudsen

    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...

  • Composition, Deep Structure and Evolution of Continentsby R.D. van der Hilst; W.F. McDonough

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 96.95

    The ensemble of manuscripts presented in this special volume captures the stimulating cross-disciplinary dialogue from the International Symposium on Deep Structure, Composition, and Evolution of Continents, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 15-17 October 1997. It will provide an update on recent research developments and serve as a starting... more...

  • Biogeochemical Processes at the Land-Sea Boundaryby P. Lasserre; J.-M. Martin

    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...

  • Biological Oceanographyby Carol Lalli; Timothy R. Parsons

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 73.95

    This popular undergraduate textbook offers students a firm grounding in the fundamentals of biological oceanography. As well as a clear and accessible text, learning is enhanced with numerous illustrations including a colour section, thorough chapter summaries, and questions with answers and comments at the back of the book. The comprehensive... 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...

  • Magmatic Systemsby Michael P. Ryan; James R. Holton; Renata Dmowska

    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...