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The Analysis of Diffuse Triple Junction Zones in Plate Tectonics and the Pirate Model of Western Caribbean TectonicsSpringer 2014; US$ 19.99
Modern researchers in plate tectonics may be concerned with the analysis of distributed deformation across diffuse plate boundaries and triple junction zones. This book extends classic methods of kinematic analysis first developed in the 1960s to the more general scenarios of diffuse deformation zones between plates. The analytic methods presented... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
In this revelatory book, Callum Roberts uses his lifetime's experience working with the oceans to show why they are the most mysterious places on earth, their depths still largely unexplored. In The Ocean of Life we get a panoramic tour beneath the seas: Why do currents circulate the way do? Where exactly do they go? How has the chemistry of the... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 1,302.00
This comprehensive and up-to-date volume contains 367 papers presented at the 29th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, held in Lisbon, Portugal, 19–24 September 2004. It is divided into five parts: waves; long waves, nearshore currents, and swash; sediment transport and morphology; coastal management, beach nourishment, and dredging;... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 164.00
Understanding and constructively using natural sound in the ocean has become of prime importance with the shift of emphasis to protecting the environment and exercising responsible global resource management which has followed the end of the Cold War. Especially now that we realise that marine mammals and other inhabitants of the oceans are threatened... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 91.00
The Earth as a Cradle for Life aims to fill the gap between readers who have a strong and informed scientific interest in the environment (but no access to the journal literature), and their desire for a basic understanding of the environment. It provides a comprehensive account, and requires no advanced mathematical skills. It will also satisfy a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95
Ocean Currents is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2 nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current ocean current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles-all written by experts in their field-focuses on key ocean current concepts. Its topics include ocean currents,... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 24.95
In this engrossing and accessible book, Doug Macdougall explores the causes and effects of ice ages that have gripped our planet throughout its history, from the earliest known glaciation?nearly three billion years ago?to the present. Following the development of scientific ideas about these dramatic events, Macdougall traces the lives of many of the... more...
- Elsevier Science 1975; US$ 72.95
Chemistry, Biology, and the Estuarine System is the first volume of a series launched by Estuarine Research Foundation to present information and concepts regarding the estuaries in the world. The contents of this volume are papers presented in a conference held in South Carolina in October 1973. The book is divided into three major subject areas,... more...
- Routledge 1982; US$ 148.00
Once again it has not been possible to enclose all the manuscripts offered for the present volume. Such enthusiasm to obtain publication in the Annual Reviews is greatly appreciated and must be the best indication of their value to marine scientists. The congenial relations with the contributors and the care of the publishers have again made the... more...
- Routledge 1984; US$ 160.00
Manuscripts continue to be submitted to this series of Annual Reviews. The desire to publish in it must reflect its importance and value to marine scientists in general. Many experts are still willing, and even anxious, to accept invitations to contribute articles. This is all very gratifying to me as the editor and to the publishers; it ensures... more...