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  • Abyssal Channels in the Atlantic Oceanby Eugene G. Morozov; Alexander N. Demidov; Roman Y. Tarakanov; Walter Zenk

    Springer 2010; US$ 129.00

    This book is dedicated to the study of structure and transport of deep and bottom waters through underwater channels of the Atlantic Ocean. The study is based on recent observations, analysis of historical data, and literature review. A strong flow of Antarctic Bottom Water from the Argentine Basin to the Brazil Basin through the Vema Channel (32iCdegree-27iCdegree... more...

  • Oceans and the Atmospheric Carbon Contentby Pedro Duarte; J. Magdalena Santana-Casiano

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    "Oceans and the Atmospheric Carbon Content," presents an interdisciplinary overview of the role of the oceans as a carbon sink and its relation with pH increasing trends and climate change. This volume discusses topics such as: climate variability during the last deglaciation, based on a high-resolution pollen analysis; the potential impact... more...

  • Ocean Currentsby John H. Steele; Steve A. Thorpe; Karl K. Turekian

    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...

  • 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 Ecological Geographyby Dmitry Ya Fashchuk

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    In Chapter 1 the methodological principles of systemization and visualization of multidimensional ecological information for its operational dissemination among potential users are stated. Their realization results in creation of the geographic-and ecologic model of marine basin as an information base for diagnosis of the marine ecosystem state, estimation... 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...

  • Biological Oceanographyby Charles B. Miller; Patricia A. Wheeler

    Wiley 2012; US$ 170.00

    This new edition of Biological Oceanography has been greatly updated and expanded since its initial publication in 2004. It presents current understanding of ocean ecology emphasizing the character of marine organisms from viruses to fish and worms, together with their significance to their habitats and to each other. The book initially emphasizes... 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...