Oceanography (seas)


    By James Nestor

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    Covering a diving championship in Greece on a hot and sticky assignment for Outside magazine, James Nestor discovered free diving. He had stumbled on one of the most extreme sports in existence: a quest to extend the frontiers of human experience, in which divers descend without breathing equipment, for hundreds...

    Modern Observational Physical Oceanography: Understanding the Global Ocean

    By Carl Wunsch

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    "With the advent of computers, novel instruments, satellite technology, and increasingly powerful modeling tools, we know more about the ocean than ever before. Yet we also have a new generation of oceanographers who have become increasingly distanced from the object of their study. Ever-fewer scientists collect the observational data on...

    Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences

    By National Research Council

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    Ocean science connects a global community of scientists in many disciplines - physics, chemistry, biology, geology and geophysics. New observational and computational technologies are transforming the ability of scientists to study the global ocean with a more integrated and dynamic approach. This enhanced understanding of the ocean is becoming ever...

    Coastal Wetlands of the World

    By David B. Scott

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    A cutting-edge introduction to coastal wetlands and their applications, for students on related earth and life science courses and researchers.

    Economics of the Oceans: Rights, Rents and Resources

    By Paul Hallwood

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    It is an unfortunate truth that our oceans offer valuable resources that are too often used unsustainably. Time and again this is due to the failure of international law to provide a framework for adequate governance. Economics of the Oceans examines this issue and provides a comprehensive study of ocean...

    The Science of Ocean Waves: Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas

    By J. B. Zirker

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    Zirker is that rare animal who can both communicate the most demanding technical detail and make it accessible."-New Scientist

    Marine Conservation: Science, Policy, and Management

    By G. Carleton Ray

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    Providing a guide for marine conservation practice, Marine Conservation takes a whole-systems approach, covering major advances in marine ecosystem understanding. Its premise is that conservation must be informed by the natural histories of organisms together with the hierarchy of scale-related linkages and ecosystem processes.

    Rising Seas: Past, Present, Future

    By Vivien Gornitz

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    The Earth's climate is already warming due to increased concentrations of human-produced greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the specter of rising sea level is one of global warming's most far-reaching threats. Sea level will keep rising long after greenhouse gas emissions have ceased, because of the delay in penetration...

    Essentials of Oceanography: Pearson New International Editio

    By Alan P. Trujillo

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    "How do the oceans work?" Essentials of Oceanography, Eleventh Edition, takes an interdisciplinary approach to help students answer this question. The latest edition brings together the interrelated spheres that compose Earth's systems as they relate to the oceans: geological, chemical, physical, and biological. Trujillo and Thurman balance rigor and accessibility,...

    The Biology of Reefs and Reef Organisms

    By Walter M. Goldberg

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    Reefs provide a wealth of opportunity for learning about biological and ecosystem processes, and reef biology courses are among the most popular in marine biology and zoology departments the world over. This title examines the nature not only of coral reefs - the best-known type of reef - but also...

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