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  • Coping with Floodsby Giuseppe Rossi; Nilgun B. Harmancioglu; V. Yevjevich

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 525.08

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  • Microbial Ecology of a Brackish Water Environmentby G. Rheinheimer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 123.14

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  • The Alaskan Shelfby G.D. Sharma

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 86.20

    From a general point of view the importance of striving to minimize envir- mental disturbances on the continental shelf cannot be overemphasized. Coastal areas are sites of population centers, navigation and recreation activities, and - source development, all of which contribute to environmental stress on the shelf. Proper management of the shelf... more...

  • Ecological Processes in Coastal and Marine Systemsby R. J. Livingston

    Springer US 2012; US$ 86.20

    This volume is based on the proceedings of a conference held at Florida State University in April, 1978. This conference was supported by the Florida State University Graduate Research Council, the Department of Biological Science (F. S. U. ), and the Center for Professional Development and Public Service. Particular recogni­ tion should be made of... more...

  • Environmental Physiology of Marine Animalsby W. B. Vernberg; F. J. Vernberg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 78.36

    Within recent years man has become increasingly aware of the disastrous environmental changes that he has introduced, and therefore society is now more concerned about understanding the adaptations organisms have evolved in order to survive and flourish in their environment. Because much of the information pertaining to this subject is scattered in... more...

  • The Galapagos Marine Reserveby Judith Denkinger; Luis Vinueza

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 100.75

    This book focuses on how marine systems respond to natural and anthropogenic perturbations (ENSO, overfishing, pollution, tourism, invasive species, climate-change). Authors explain in their chapters how this information can guide management and conservation actions to help orient and better manage, restore and sustain the ecosystems services and goods... more...

  • Advances in Hydroscienceby Ven Te Chow

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Hydroscience, Volume 5 contains articles in three major areas of hydroscience, namely, stochastic hydrology, subsurface flow, and solid-state hydrology. This volume is composed of four chapters, and begins with a comprehensive review of the basic concepts, developments, and their potential application in stochastic hydrology, with emphasis... more...

  • Blue Carbon Reservoir of the Blue Planetby Abhijit Mitra; Sufia Zaman

    Springer India 2014; US$ 123.14

    The ever increasing emission of carbon dioxide due to rapid industrialization, urbanization, unplanned tourism and alteration of land use pattern is causing unprecedented changes to marine biodiversity. Irrespective of political philosophy, nation, caste, sex and religion, mankind is under the appalling shadow of climate change. Today nature-based... more...

  • Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions of Gases and Particlesby PETER LISS; Martin T. Johnson

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

    This book examines how gases and particles formed in the oceans affect the chemistry and physics of the atmosphere when they move from ocean to atmosphere. It also details how material deposited from the atmosphere affects the biogeochemistry of the oceans. more...

  • Estuarine Morphodynamics of the Sunderbansby Gautam Kumar Das

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 97.39

    This book is the outcome of rigorous and continuous research work done by the author over about three decades on the open ecosystem and dynamic environment of the estuarine Sunderbans. The objective of this work is to identify the field and factors changing gradually upon this active delta over the years, decades and centuries. The deltaic Sunderbans... more...