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

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 142.00

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 185.00

    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...

  • Arctic-Subarctic Ocean Fluxesby Robert R. Dickson; Jens Meincke; Peter Rhines

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 239.00

    The Ocean-Atmosphere-Cryosphere s- tem of the Arctic is of unique importance to the World, its climate and its peoples and is changing rapidly; it is no accident that the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) was the first comprehensive regional assessment of climate-impact to be conducted. Reporting in 2005, ACIA concluded that changes in climate... 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 Joe Kraynak; Kim Tetrault

    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...

  • Earthquakes: Simulations, Sources and Tsunamisby Kristy Tiampo

    Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 89.99

    In recent years, large earthquakes in the circum-Pacific region have repeatedly demonstrated its particular vulnerability to this potentially devastating natural hazard, including the M ~ 9.2 Northern Sumatra earthquake and tsunami of 2004 which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300,000 people. In the late-1990s, major advancements in seismic research... 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...

  • 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...