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  • Freshwater Crustacean Zooplankton of Europeby Leszek A. Bledzki; Jan Igor Rybak

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This work provides a user-friendly, species level taxonomic key based on morphology, current nomenclature, and modern taxonomy using molecular tools which fulfill the most pressing needs of both researchers and environmental managers. This key arms the reader with the tools necessary to improve their species identification abilities. This book resolves... more...

  • Coral Reef Scienceby Hajime Kayanne

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00

    This interdisciplinary book illuminates the complex, diverse and symbiotic nature of coral reef systems and provides a scientific basis for reconstructing the coexisting relationship between humans and coral reefs. more...

  • Lakes of the World with Google Earthby Anja M. Scheffers; Dieter H. Kelletat

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 199.00

    Featuring satellite imagery from Google Earth, this guide provides a unique, highly visual tour of lakes across the globe, from the simple to the complex, the nearby to the remote. Clear text accompanies each image and identifies important aspects of each lake along with such information as its coordinates, scale, and altitudes, if relevant. From... more...

  • Perspectives on Oceans Pastby Kathleen Schwerdtner Máñez; Bo Poulsen

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 99.00

    Marine environmental history analyses the changing relationships between human societies and marine natural resources over time. This is the first book which deals in a systematic way with the theoretical backgrounds of this discipline. Major theories and methods are introduced by leading scholars of the field. The book seeks to encapsulate some of... more...

  • Their World: A Diversity of Microbial Environmentsby Christon J. Hurst

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    Thisvolume summarizes recent advances in environmental microbiology by providing fascinatinginsights into the diversity of microbial life that exists on our planet. Thefirst two chapters present theoretical perspectives that help to consolidateour understanding of evolution as an adaptive process by which the niche andhabitat of each species develop... more...

  • Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapesby Samantha Capon; Cassandra James; Michael Reid

    CSIRO Publishing 2016; US$ 85.95

    This book highlights the biology, ecology and management of the incredibly diverse riverine vegetation across Australia. more...

  • Marine Ecological Processesby Ivan Valiela

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 99.00

    The oceans represent a vast, complex and poorly understood ecosystem. Marine Ecological Processes is a modern review and synthesis of marine ecology that provides the reader with a lucid introduction to the intellectual concepts, approaches, and methods of this evolving discipline. Comprehensive in its coverage, this book focuses on the processes... more...

  • Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Oceanby Salif Diop; Peter Scheren; John Ferdinand Machiwa

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book provides recent environmental, ecological and hydrodynamic information for the major estuaries and the coastal marine systems of the Western Indian Ocean Region. It covers various functions and values of the region?s estuarine ecosystems and their respective habitats, including the land/ocean interactions that define and impact ecosystem... more...

  • Floating Offshore Wind Farmsby Laura Castro-Santos; Vicente Diaz-Casas

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.00

    This book provides an overview of floating offshore wind farms and focuses on the economic aspects of this renewable-energy technology. It presents economic maps demonstrating the main costs, and explores various important aspects of floating offshore wind farms. It examines topics including offshore wind turbines, floating offshore wind platforms,... more...

  • Listening in the Oceanby Whitlow W. L. Au; Marc O. Lammers

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 149.00

    This title brings to light the discoveries and insights into the lives of many marine species made possible over the last decade by passive acoustic recorders (PAR). Pop-ups, ARF, HARP, EAR, Bprobe, C-POD Atag, and Dtag are the acronyms of some of the many PARs that have changed our understanding of how marine animals live and strive in the ocean.... more...