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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 new and published books in the subject of Oceanography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Marine Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practical Approach

    By Keith Hiscock

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students....

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management

    Edited by Erika J. Techera, Natalie Klein

    This book explores the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and policy have been slow...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Marine Natural Resources and Technological Development

    An Economic Analysis of the Wealth from the Oceans

    By Marco Colazingari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    This book offers a comprehensive and systematic examination of the issues involved within Ocean Economics. The oceans are the last frontier on Earth, and research and exploration are key to developing and enhancing global economic activity that is necessary to sustain a growing human population....

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Modelling for Coastal Hydraulics and Engineering

    By K. W. Chau

    Mechanistic models are often employed to simulate processes in coastal environments. However, these predictive tools are highly specialized, involve certain assumptions and limitations, and can be manipulated only by experienced engineers who have a thorough understanding of the underlying...

    Published January 18th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. Oceanography and Marine Biology

    An Annual Review, Volume 47

    Edited by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, J. D. M. Gordon

    Series: Oceanography and Marine Biology - An Annual Review

    Reflecting increased interest in the field and its relevance in global environmental issues, Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 47 provides authoritative reviews that summarize results of recent research in basic areas of marine research, exploring topics of special and...

    Published June 9th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Oceanography and Marine Biology

    An Annual Review, Volume 46

    Edited by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, J. D. M. Gordon

    Series: Oceanography and Marine Biology - An Annual Review

    Increasing interest in marine biology and its relevance to environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology has addressed this demand for nearly 40 years. This annual review considers basics of marine research, special topics, and...

    Published June 5th 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Ocean and Coastal Resources, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, Lisbon, Portugal, 26-30 September 2005

    Edited by Carlos Guedes Soares, Y. Garbatov, N. Fonseca

    This book deals with various aspects concerning the design and fabrication of vessels for maritime transportation, namely, hydrodynamics, structures, machinery and propulsion systems, control systems, vessel design and shipyard technology, maintenance and repair. These volumes bring together an...

    Published October 27th 2005 by CRC Press

  9. Oceanography and Marine Biology

    An Annual Review Volume 42

    Edited by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, J. D. M. Gordon

    Series: Oceanography and Marine Biology - An Annual Review

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarizing the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has answered this demand since its founding by the...

    Published July 28th 2004 by CRC Press

  10. Marine Biofouling

    Colonization Processes and Defenses

    By Alexander I. Railkin

    Recent instances of bioinvasion, such as the emergence of the zebra mussel in the American Great Lakes, generated a demand among marine biologists and ecologists for groundbreaking new references that detail how organisms colonize hard substrates, and how to prevent damaging biomass...

    Published December 29th 2003 by CRC Press