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  • A Study on Antimicrobial Effects of Nanosilver for Drinking Water Disinfectionby Yang Xu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 94.71

    This thesis examines the feasibility of using silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) as a viable disinfectant. It explores the opportunities and challenges of using AgNPs as an antimicrobial agent, and includes the latest research findings. It compares three kinds of AgNPs with regard to their antibacterial and antiviral effects; their sustainability in real... more...

  • Underwater Acoustics and Ocean Dynamicsby Lisheng Zhou; Xu Wen; Qianliu Cheng; Hangfang Zhao

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 163.30

    These proceedings are a collection of 16 selected scientific papers and reviews by distinguished international experts that were presented at the 4th Pacific Rim Underwater Acoustics Conference (PRUAC), held in Hangzhou, China in October 2013. The topics discussed at the conference include internal wave observation and prediction; environmental uncertainty... more...

  • Bacterial Fish Pathogensby Brian Austin; Dawn A. Austin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 206.85

    This book puts emphasis on theisolation, taxonomy, diagnosis (phenotypic, serology and molecular biology),epizootiology, pathogenicity mechanisms, and methods of disease control (byvaccination, immunostimulation, probiotics, prebiotics, plant products, andantimicrobial compounds. Co-infections, which are attributed to more than onemicrobial species... more...

  • Darwin, Darwinism and Conservation in the Galapagos Islandsby Diego Quiroga; Ana María Sevilla

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 83.82

    The book explores how Darwin´s legendary and mythologized visit to the Galapagos affected the socioecosystems of the Islands, as well as the cultural and intellectual traditions of Ecuador and Latin America. It highlights in what way the connection between Darwin and the Galapagos has had real, enduring and paradoxical effects in the Archipelago. This... more...

  • Fostering Internationalism through Marine Scienceby Sara Tjossem

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 108.86

    This book describes the work of the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) since its launch 1992. Mapping the evolution of its agenda gives insight into the development of modern marine science in the context of competing demands of stakeholders within and outside the organization. The opening chapter consider the challenges of marine science... more...

  • The Diversity of Russian Estuaries and Lagoons Exposed to Human Influenceby Ruben Kosyan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 108.86

    This volume describes the complex characteristics of almost all Russian coastal estuaries systematized in the following regions: the coasts of the White Sea, the Barents Sea, the Kara Sea, the Laptev Sea, the East Siberian Sea, the Chukchi Sea, the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov, the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, the Sea of Japan and... more...

  • Marine Pollution and Microbial Remediationby Milind Mohan Naik; Santosh Kumar Dubey

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 141.52

    Marine environment is the largest habitat covering approximately 70% of the total earth surface. Oceans are the main regulatory agent of earth?s climate and harbour a huge diversity of living organisms. Marine environment provide a unique ecological niche to different microbes which play a significant role in nutrient recycling as well as various environmental... more...

  • Medical Emergencies Caused by Aquatic Animalsby Vidal Haddad Jr.

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    The present book is intended as a reference guide for emergency and ambulatory care medicine, providing essential information on the most important problems and incidents caused by venomous, poisoning and traumatic marine and freshwater animals. Indeed, though emergencies caused by aquatic animals are becoming increasingly common, there are few reference... more...

  • The Cnidaria, Past, Present and Futureby Stefano Goffredo; Zvy Dubinsky

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 206.85

    Thisvolume presents a broad panorama of the current status of research ofinvertebrate animals considered belonging to the phylum Cnidaria, such as hydra, jellyfish, sea anemone, and coral. In this book the Cnidarians aretraced from the Earth?s primordial oceans, to their response to the warming andacidifying oceans. Due to the role of corals in the... more...

  • DNA Barcoding in Marine Perspectivesby Subrata Trivedi; Abid Ali Ansari; Sankar K. Ghosh; Hasibur Rehman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 152.41

    More than two third area of our planet is covered by oceans and assessment of marine biodiversity is a challenging task. With the increasing global population, there is a tendency to exploit marine recourses for food, energy and other requirements. This puts pressure on the fragile marine environment and necessitates sustainable conservation efforts.... more...