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  • Tsunamisby Antony Joseph

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 129.95

    The devastating impacts of tsunamis have received increased focus since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, the most destructive tsunami in over 400 years of recorded history. The tsunamis that occurred as a result of the earthquake in Japan in March 2011 further emphasized the need for detection, monitoring, and early-warning technologies. This professional... more...

  • Marine Ecosystems and Global Changeby Manuel Barange; John G. Field; Roger P. Harris

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 66.99

    Global environmental change (including climate change, biodiversity loss, changes in hydrological and biogeochemical cycles, and intensive exploitation of natural resources) is having significant impacts on the world's oceans. This book advances knowledge of the structure and functioning of marine ecosystems, and their past, present, and future... more...

  • Accretionary Prisms and Convergent Margin Tectonics in the Northwest Pacific Basinby Yujiro Ogawa; Ryo Anma; Yildirim Dilek

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book documents the geological, geophysical, geochemical and paleontological features of modern accretionay prisms and trenches in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, based on 10 years of submersible dive cruises, ODP drilling projects and geophysical surveys. more...

  • Carbon Cycling in the Baltic Seaby Karol Kulinski; Janusz Pempkowiak

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 129.00

    The Baltic Sea is an area extensively explored by oceanographers. This work presents both qualitative and quantitative descriptions of the main carbon flows in the Baltic Sea as well as their possible shifts induced by climatic and global change. more...

  • Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequencesby Yujiro Ogawa; Roger Urgeles; David Mosher; Jason Chaytor; Michael Strasser

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    Submarine mass movements represent major offshore geohazards due to their destructive, tsunami-generating potential; dangers that will only increase as sea levels rise. This volume features the latest scientific research into their features and consequences. more...

  • Ocean of Lifeby Callum Roberts

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 20.78

    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...

  • Rising Seasby Vivien Gornitz

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    The Earth?s climate is already warming due to increased concentrations of human-produced greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the specter of rising sea level is one of global warming?s most far-reaching threats. Sea level will keep rising long after greenhouse gas emissions have ceased, because of the delay in penetration of surface warming to... more...

  • Climate Change and the Oceansby Robin Warner; Clive Schofield

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Climate Change and the Oceans investigates the effects of climate change on the ocean environment and its implications for maritime activities, both globally and within the Asia Pacific region. This detailed work draws together informed opinion from a range of disciplines to examine the impacts of climate change on marine and coastal areas and review... more...

  • Estuarine Researchby L Cronin

    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...

  • Case Studies in Oceanography and Marine Affairsby Joan Brown; Gerry Bearman

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This is the last volume in the six-volume Open University set. Each volume is required by students as a relevant part of the Open University course but designed so that it can equally be used as an individual textbook. This volume differs from the others in the series in that it does not draw specifically upon traditional scientific disciplines. The... more...