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New and Published Books

  1. Dynamics in Organic Matter Processing, Ecosystem Metabolism and Tropic Sources for Consumers in the Mara River, Kenya

    By Frank Onderi Masese

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    To properly conserve, restore and manage riverine ecosystems and the services they provide, it is pertinent to understand their functional dynamics. Growing human populations and high dependency on natural resources in developing countries have exerted pressure on land and water resources. However,...

    Published May 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Bioadhesion and Biomimetics

    From Nature to Applications

    Edited by Havazelet Bianco-Peled, Maya Davidovich-Pinhas

    Bioadhesion is often defined as the state in which two materials, at least one of which is biological in nature, are held together for extended periods of time by interfacial forces. It is an area of active multidisciplinary research, where engineers, scientists—including chemists, physicists,...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Pan Stanford

  3. Environmental Sex Differentiation in Fish

    By T. J. Pandian

    Fish constitute an important natural renewable resource and any reduction in their ability to propagate as a result of human interference may have significant socioeconomic consequences. The negative effect of human activity on sex differentiation and reproductive output in fish is so diverse that...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas

    Their Ecology and Biodiversity

    By Edward J. Petuch, Robert F. Myers

    Molluscan Communities of the Florida Keys and Adjacent Areas: Their Ecology and Biodiversity is the first comprehensive overview of the ecology and biodiversity of the phylum Mollusca in the area of Florida extending from the Dry Tortugas and Ten Thousand Islands in the west to Palm Beach in the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Nutritional Marine Life

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    The nutritional benefits of marine flora and fauna are well known. Fish and crustaceans provide high-quality sources of amino acids—nutritionally important proteins found in only small amounts in cereals and grains. Nutrients and minerals in seafood can improve brain development and reproduction...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Immunobiology of the Shark

    Edited by Sylvia L. Smith, Robert B. Sim, Martin F. Flajnik

    Immunity studies in sharks over the past three decades have produced some remarkable discoveries. If one message rings true, it is that alternative animal model systems, such as sharks and their relatives, have contributed very substantially to a better understanding of the development evolution of...

    Published December 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems

    Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

    By Robert J. Livingston

    Series: CRC Marine Science

    Produced by a Leading Aquatic Scientist A narrative account of how estuaries around the world are being altered by human forces and human-induced global climate changes, Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization chronicles a...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

    Edited by J. Brian Alford, Mark S. Peterson, Christopher C. Green

    Series: CRC Marine Biology Series

    At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on...

    Published October 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans

    A Global Perspective

    By Chris Maser

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    Written by Chris Maser, one of the architects of the sustainability movement, Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective explores a critical number of the myriad aspects that comprise the great, reciprocal feedback loops between the mountain peaks, the deep sea, and everywhere in...

    Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press