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  • Governance of Seas and Oceansby André Monaco; ; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2015; US$ 145.00

    The governance of seas and oceans, defined as all forms of social participation in decision-making on the marine environment, is here mainly from a legal perspective view with the Law of the Sea as a determinant. The book presents the main aspects of maritime law and the history of its construction. The exploitation of living resources, minerals and... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Managementby Hance D. Smith; Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero; Tundi S. Agardy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.99

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these themes. The underlying approach is geographical, with... more...

  • Surf, Sand, and Stoneby Keith Heyer Meldahl

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Southern California is sandwiched between two tectonic plates with an ever-shifting boundary. Over the last several million years, movements of these plates have dramatically reshuffled the Earth?s crust to create rugged landscapes and seascapes riven with active faults. Movement along these faults triggers earthquakes and tsunamis, pushes up mountains,... more...

  • Marine Ecosystemsby André Monaco; Patrick Prouzet

    Wiley 2015; US$ 145.00

    In a perspective of sustainable management, the balance between ecological dynamics, social and economic are now at the heart of ecological modeling and environmental strategies screenwriting. Diversity and marine ecosystems function illustrates biodiversity, habitat diversity, structures and food webs in various oceans of the world and systems:... more...

  • Southern Surveyorby Michael Veitch

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 27.95

    True stories of adventure and discovery onboard the Marine National Facility's research vessel Southern Surveyor. more...

  • Offshore Gas Hydratesby Rudy Rogers

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Gas hydrates collect and store both thermogenic and biogenic methane generated in deep ocean sediments that, over geologic time, forms vast methane repositories. Offshore Gas Hydrates: Origins, Development, and Production presents gas hydrates as an emerging, clean energy source possibly more abundant than all other fossil fuels and especially... more...

  • Estuarine Ecohydrologyby Eric Wolanski; Michael Elliott

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 101.00

    Estuarine Ecohydrology, Second Edition, provides an ecohydrology viewpoint of an estuary as an ecosystem by focusing on its principal components, the river, the estuarine waters, the sediment, the nutrients, the wetlands, the oceanic influence, and the aquatic food web, as well as models of the health of an estuary ecosystem. Estuaries, the... more...

  • Climate Changeby Chih-Pei Chang; Michael Ghil; Mojib Latif; John M. Wallace

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 127.00

    This book focuses on two major challenges in the climate sciences: 1) to describe the decadal-to-centennial variations in instrumental and proxy records; and 2) to distinguish between anthropogenic variations and natural variability. The National Taiwan University invited some of the world's leading experts across the areas of observational analysis,... more...

  • Darwin, Geodynamics and Extreme Wavesby Sh. U. Galiev

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the reasons behind the resonant amplification of seismic and ocean waves that have the capacity to destroy cities and ocean-going vessels. Using Charles Darwin?s important geophysical research as a starting point, it provides insights into the interaction between earthquakes with volcanoes, seaquake, and tsunami formation. In particular,... more...

  • Coastal Ocean Observing Systemsby Yonggang Liu; Heather Kerkering; Robert H. Weisberg

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 128.00

    Coastal Ocean Observing Systems provides state-of-the-art scientific and technological knowledge in coastal ocean observing systems, along with guidance on establishing, restructuring, and improving similar systems. The book is intended to help oceanographers understand, identify, and recognize how oceanographic research feeds into the various designs... more...