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Hydrology

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 105.72

    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$ 42.28

    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$ 137.44

    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$ 158.59

    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...

  • Ecological Impacts of Tsunamis on Coastal Ecosystemsby Jotaro Urabe; Tohru Nakashizuka

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 148.01

    This book focuses on the ecological impacts of the Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunamis, a rare and extremely large disturbance event, on various coastal ecosystems in Japan?s Tohoku area, including sub-tidal and tidal animal communities, sand dune plant communities and coastal forests. The studies presented here describe not only how... more...

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

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 91.98

    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$ 158.59

    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$ 200.88

    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$ 81.40

    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$ 105.72

    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...