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  1. From the Forest to the Sea – Public Lands Management and Marine Spatial Planning

    By Morgan Gopnik

    The management of common pool resources and publicly-owned areas is fraught with difficulty. This book explores the long, complex, and frequently contentious history of public lands management in the United States in order to draw lessons for the emerging field of marine spatial planning (MSP).&...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Unknown

  2. 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

  3. Oceans

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Covering 71 percent of the planet, these saline bodies of water provided the unique conditions necessary for the building blocks of life to form billions of years ago. This book explains how our oceans continue to support and influence life in important ways: by providing the largest global source...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Indian Ocean Tsunami

    Edited by Tad S. Murty, U. Aswathanarayana, Niru Nirupama

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 is considered to have been one of the worst natural disasters in history, affecting twelve countries, from Indonesia to Somalia. 175,000 people are believed to have lost their lives, almost 50,000 were registered as missing and 1.7 million people were...

    Published December 14th 2006 by CRC Press

  5. Coastal Defences

    Processes, Problems and Solutions

    By Peter W. French

    Coastal Defences aims to present the broad spectrum of methods that engineers use to protect the coastline and investigates the sorts of issues that can arise as a result. The first section of the book examines 'traditional' hard techniques, such as sea walls and groynes, whilst the second looks at...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Ocean Governance

    A Geographical Perspective

    By Adalberto Vallega

    Series: Routledge Advances in Maritime Research

    This topical book examines ocean governance and calls for close co-operation between science and policy. Adalberto Vallega uniquely considers the ocean as a spatial complex system which must be represented as a whole and argues that scientific approaches must change to achieve progress and...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Oceanography: an Earth Science Perspective

    By Dr Andy Cundy, Andy Cundy, Steve Kershaw

    This work provides a wide perspective of the oceans by examining their places in the earth sciences, drawing together all the key strands of ocean study and presenting a holistic view of ocean processes, ancient and modern....

    Published July 21st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Oceanography And Marine Biology: An Annual Review

    Volume 36

    Edited by Alan Ansell, Margaret Barnes, R N Gibson, R. N. Gibson

    Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review considers basic areas of marine research, returning to them when appropriate in future volumes, and deals with subjects of special and topical importance in the field of marine biology. The thirty-sixth volume follows closely the objectives...

    Published October 9th 1998 by CRC Press

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