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Hydrology

  • Silica Storiesby Christina De La Rocha; Daniel J. Conley

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 32.68

    Do you know silica, the tetrahedra of silicon and oxygen constituting the crystals of New Agers and the desiccant in a box of new shoes?  It's no mere mundane mineral. As chemically reacting silicate rocks, silica set off the chain of events known as the origin of life. As biomineralized opal, it is the cell wall, skeleton, spicules, and scales... more...

  • Geheimsache Siel oder kann Wasser bergauf fließen?by Frank Ahlhorn; Udo Schotten

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 6.40

    Thema des vorliegenden Buches ist der Umgang mit dem Wasser an der niedersächsischen Küste (hier: die Entwässerung der niedrig liegenden Landschaft), eine fundamentale Angelegenheit für die Menschen, die hier leben und arbeiten.  Für ein junges Zielpublikum wird unterhaltsam erläutert, wohin das Wasser fließt und welche Anstrengungen unsere... more...

  • Ecosystems and Living Resources of the Baltic Seaby Evald Ojaveer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 152.54

    This volume presents a reconstruction of the formation of the environmental conditions and biota in the present-day Baltic Sea area during the last glacial cycle and thereafter under the influence of extra-terrestrial, climatic and geological factors. Abiotic conditions in the contemporary Baltic Sea (water salinity, temperature, oxygen and light... more...

  • Where the River Flowsby Sean W. Fleming

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.52

    The vital interconnections that rivers share with the land, the sky, and us Rivers are essential to civilization and even life itself, yet how many of us truly understand how they work? Why do rivers run where they do? Where do their waters actually come from? How can the same river flood one year and then dry up the next? Where the River Flows... more...

  • Ecology of Meromictic Lakesby Ramesh D. Gulati; Egor S. Zadereev; Andrei G. Degermendzhi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 163.44

    This volume presents recent advances in the research on meromictic lakes and a state-of-the art overview of this area. After an introduction to the terminology and geographic distribution of meromictic lakes, three concise chapters describe their physical, chemical and biological features. The following eight chapters present case studies of more... more...

  • Faszination Meeresforschungby Gotthilf Hempel; Kai Bischof; Wilhelm Hagen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 27.46

    In diesem Buch berichten 95 Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler über ihre Forschung im Ozean und an den Küsten. Sie führen den Leser von den eisbedeckten Polarmeeren über die Nord- und Ostsee bis zu den Seegraswiesen, tropischen Mangroven und Korallenriffen. Die Beiträge veranschaulichen die Vielfalt der Lebensgemeinschaften zwischen Strand und... more...

  • Atlas of Benthic Foraminifera from China Seasby Yanli Lei; Tiegang Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 108.96

    This atlas gives a comprehensive account on the benthic foraminiferal fauna in the China Seas, especially on the Bohai and the Yellow Seas. Details of about 183 species, subjected to 5 orders, 52 families and 92 genera are included. For each species there is a brief description of the morphological characteristics, synonymised names, measurements and... more...

  • How Water Influences Our Livesby Per Jahren; Tongbo Sui

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 43.58

    This beautifully illustrated book explains how water influences our culture; the many phases of water from ice to gas, its simple but still so unpredictable nature, and water resources on Earth; how water is distributed in ice, oceans, rivers, lakes and more; how it creates transport possibilities; how it produces and absorbs energy; how it is constantly... more...

  • Marine Sponges: Chemicobiological and Biomedical Applicationsby Ramjee Pallela; Hermann Ehrlich

    Springer India 2016; US$ 141.65

    The main focus of this book entitled is to provide an up-to-date coverage of marine sponges and their significance in the current era. This book is an attempt to compile an outline of marine sponge research to date, with specific detail on these bioactive compounds, and their pharmacological and biomedical applications. The book encompasses twenty... more...

  • Lake Pavinby Telesphore Sime-Ngando; Pierre Boivin; Emmanuel Chapron; Didier Jezequel; Michel Meybeck

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 163.44

    This book represents the first multidisciplinary scientific work on a deep volcanic maar lake in comparison with other similar temperate lakes. The syntheses of the main characteristics of Lake Pavin are, for the first time, set in a firmer footing comparative approach, encompassing regional, national, European and international aquatic science contexts.... more...