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  • Exploring the Marine Ecology from Spaceby Dmitry V. Pozdnyakov; Lasse H. Pettersson; Anton A. Korosov

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.18

    This book provides results of spatial and temporal distributions of water quality parameters and marine primary production and its relationship with the driving atmospheric, ocean circulation and hydrobiological mechanisms established through a synergistic use of multi-spectral region spaceborne data and results of numerical model simulations of marine... more...

  • The Sea Floorby Eugen Seibold; Wolfgang Berger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 74.98

    Man's understanding of how this planet is put together and how it evolved has changed radically during the last 30 years. This great revolution in geology - now usually subsumed under the concept of Plate Tectonics - brought the realization that convection within the Earth is responsible for the origin of today's ocean basins and conti­ nents, and... more...

  • Impacts of Tannery Operations on Guppy, Poecilia reticulataby Pramod Baburao Rokade

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    This book focuses on the effects of industrial effluents, specifically those generated from tanneries, on aquatic life i.e. fish. Readers will learn about the impacts of untreated effluents that find its way into potable water bodies, rivers and lakes. A detailed analysis of the morphological and reproductive responses of fish to Chromium... more...

  • Fungi in Coastal and Oceanic Marine Ecosystemsby Seshagiri Raghukumar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 167.89

    This book offers an ecosystem-oriented overview of the diversity, ecological role, and biotechnological applications of marine fungi as well as an in-depth introduction to the marine environment, fungal classification, and ecological principles. It also presents the latest research findings on coastal marine and oceanic ecosystems, such as mangrove,... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 33.57

    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$ 6.57

    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$ 156.69

    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$ 167.89

    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$ 28.21

    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...