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Oceanography

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...

  • Coastal Ocean Space Utilization 3by R.B. Abel; S. Connell; N. Della Croce

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 486.00

    Arising out of The Third International Symposium held in New Jersey, this book represents the state-of-the-art in ocean management. From the Baltic to the Caribbean, from the Adriatic to the Atlantic, the problems of ocean management are fully discussed, and proposals made to meet the challenges of the next decade. This book will be of immense interest... more...

  • Ecological Processes at Marine Frontsby Eduardo Marcelo Acha; Alberto Piola; Oscar Iribarne; Hermes Mianzan

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book reviews and summarizes the results and hypotheses raised by studies directly or indirectly dealing with the ecology of fronts and aims to identify the themes that connect them to produce a synthesis of this knowledge.Though not immediately perceived the ocean is highly structured and fronts are one of the most important components of its... more...

  • Marine Protected Areas and Ocean Conservationby Tundi S. Agardy

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 78.95

    This book reviews the need for marine conservation, summarizes general measures for ocean and coastal conservation, and explains the rationale for establishing marine protected areas. The second half of the book is essentially a guideline for designing and implementing protected areas in order to make them viable and long-lasting in their effectiveness. more...

  • Ocean Zoningby Tundi S. Agardy

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified, affecting marine life and people's livelihoods. Much has... more...

  • The Panama Canalby Robert Aguirre

    BRILL 2010; US$ 211.00

    Considering the Panama Canal as an artificial strait, this book will let legal logic yield to historical and geographic experience by recasting the Panama Canal?s environment as the product of three elements, suggesting new perspectives about its past and future. more...

  • Long-term Perspective in Coastal Zone Developmentby Frank Ahlhorn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 199.00

    This book provides innovative strategies for coastal protection along the southern North Sea region. It offers a sound basis for an integrated planning process combining participatory methods with adapted tools from socio-economic and ecologic evaluation. more...

  • Principles of Sonar Performance Modellingby Michael Ainslie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 299.00

    This book provides a complete and modern treatment of sonar performance modeling. It demonstrates how sonar systems and methodology are used for a variety of sensing, communications and deterrence systems and by a number of industries and end-users. more...

  • The Oceanic Thermohaline Circulationby Hendrik M. van Aken

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 249.00

    This book presents a global hydrographic description of the thermohaline circulation, an introduction to the theoretical aspects of this phenomenon, and observational evidence for the theory. The hydrographic description and the observational evidence are based on data sources, available via internet, mainly from the World Oceanographic Experiment... more...