CRC Marine Science

Series Editors:
  • Michael J. Kennish
    Rutgers University, Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
  • Judith S. Weis
    Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey

  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science book cover

    Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    4th Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    Key features: Includes an entirely new in-depth section devoted to Climate Change and Climate Change Effects Adds new sections on Estuaries, Beaches, Barrier Islands, Shellfish, Macroalgae, Food Chains, Food Webs, Trophic Dynamics, System Productivity, Physical-Chemical-Biological Alteration, and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
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  • A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy book cover

    A Blue Carbon Primer

    The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler

    Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
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  • Fishes Out of Water: Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers book cover

    Fishes Out of Water

    Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeehan Jaafar, Edward O. Murdy

    Mudskippers are amphibious fishes native to the Indo-West Pacific and tropical western Africa. Unlike most fishes, mudskippers emerse to forage, find mates, and defend territories. Adaptations to their morphology, physiology and behavior enable mudskippers to accommodate both aquatic and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27
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  • Coastal Lagoons: Critical Habitats of Environmental Change book cover

    Coastal Lagoons

    Critical Habitats of Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Kennish, Hans W. Paerl

    Dynamic and productive ecosystems, coastal lagoons play an important role in local economies and often bear the brunt of coastal development, agricultural, and urban waste, overuse from fisheries, aquaculture, transportation, energy production, and other human activities. The features that make…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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  • Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection book cover

    Living Shorelines

    The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly M. Mitchell, Megan K. La Peyre, Jason D. Toft

    Key features: Makes recommendations on the correct usage of the term living shorelines Offers guidance for shoreline management in the future Includes lessons learned from the practice of shoreline restoration/conservation Synthesizes regional perspectives to identify strategies for the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-02
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  • Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds: A Food Chain Approach book cover

    Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds

    A Food Chain Approach, 1st Edition

    By Joanna Burger, Michael Gochfeld

    This book is a result of the authors’ more than 40 years of study on the behavior, populations, and heavy metals in the colonial waterbirds nesting in Barnegat Bay and the nearby estuaries and bays in the Northeastern United States. From Boston Harbor to the Chesapeake, based on longitudinal…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
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  • Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization book cover

    Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems

    Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Livingston

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-03
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  • Ecology of Marine Bivalves: An Ecosystem Approach, Second Edition book cover

    Ecology of Marine Bivalves

    An Ecosystem Approach, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Dame

    Bivalve mollusks are roughly hand-sized animals that can aggregate into large groups of millions of individuals as reefs—pumping and filtering enough water in short periods of time to control the processes on the reef and adjacent tidal waters—and serve as valuable indicators and monitors of…

    Hardback – 2011-11-03
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  • Acoustic Fish Reconnaissance book cover

    Acoustic Fish Reconnaissance

    1st Edition

    By I.L. Kalikhman, K. I. Yudanov

    Until now, there has not been any work that systematically presents the subject of acoustic fish reconnaissance, details all major aspects of applying acoustic equipment in commercial fish reconnaissance, and offers sufficient analysis of the effectiveness of fish-finding techniques. Acoustic Fish…

    Hardback – 2006-03-21
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  • Coastal Pollution: Effects on Living Resources and Humans book cover

    Coastal Pollution

    Effects on Living Resources and Humans, 1st Edition

    By Carl J. Sindermann

    In 1996, after more than a decade of researching the effects of over-population and the consequent pollution of the greater metropolitan New York City area, Carl Sindermann published his observations and conclusions in Ocean Pollution: Effects on Living Resources and Humans, a mostly technical…

    Hardback – 2005-12-20
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  • Restoration of Aquatic Systems book cover

    Restoration of Aquatic Systems

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Livingston

    Simplistic thinking would have us believe that by eliminating the loading of a given pollutant, an aquatic system will revert to its previous pristine state. This premise is without scientific verification. Besides the fact that typically very little documentation exists defining what exactly that…

    Hardback – 2005-07-11
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  • Estuarine Research, Monitoring, and Resource Protection book cover

    Estuarine Research, Monitoring, and Resource Protection

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Kennish

    The ongoing growth of human populations within US coastal regions continues to increase habitat loss, eutrophication, organic loading, overfishing, and other anthropogenic stressors in estuarine waters. The National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) is a federally funded initiative that…

    Hardback – 2003-09-25
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  • Trophic Organization in Coastal Systems book cover

    Trophic Organization in Coastal Systems

    1st Edition

    By Robert J. Livingston

    Derived from an unprecedented research effort covering over 70 field years of field data in a series of studies, Trophic Organization in Coastal Systems represents an alternative approach to coastal research that has been successfully applied to coastal resource management issues. This unique book…

    Hardback – 2002-12-23
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  • Marine Chemical Ecology book cover

    Marine Chemical Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by James B. McClintock, Bill J. Baker

    The interdisciplinary field of marine chemical ecology is an expanding and dynamic science. It is no surprise that the breadth of marine organisms studied expanded in concert with developments in underwater technology. With its up-to-date subject reviews by experts, Marine Chemical Ecology is the…

    Hardback – 2001-06-13
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  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science book cover

    Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    3rd Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    As a practicing professional in the field of marine science you need easily accessible, accurate and up-to-date information at your fingertips. Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition provides a comprehensive reference containing the critical information necessary to meet the…

    Hardback – 2000-12-27
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  • The Ecology of Seashores book cover

    The Ecology of Seashores

    1st Edition

    By George A. Knox

    The Ecology of Seashores explores the complex shore environment. It covers the ways in which representative species have adapted to life in a constantly changing environment in terms of their interactions, the control of community structure, and how energy and materials are cycled in different…

    Hardback – 2000-12-21
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  • Eutrophication Processes in Coastal Systems: Origin and Succession of Plankton Blooms and Effects on Secondary Production in Gulf Coast Estuaries book cover

    Eutrophication Processes in Coastal Systems

    Origin and Succession of Plankton Blooms and Effects on Secondary Production in Gulf Coast Estuaries, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Livingston

    Derived from an unprecedented research effort covering over 31 years in a series of studies of 7 major river-estuaries, Eutrophication Processes in Coastal Systems presents a comprehensive and current review of the nature of the eutrophication process and how short- and long-term nutrient loading…

    Hardback – 2000-11-27
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  • Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits book cover

    Handbook of Marine Mineral Deposits

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Spencer Cronan

    This handbook summarizes the main advances in our understanding of marine minerals and concentrates on the deposits of proven economic potential. In cases where our knowledge may be too limited to allow defining of their economic potential, those minerals are covered regionally or by deposit type…

    Hardback – 1999-11-24
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  • Estuary Restoration and Maintenance: The National Estuary Program book cover

    Estuary Restoration and Maintenance

    The National Estuary Program, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    This timely volume examines the work of the National Estuary Program, the prominent federally-funded initiative dealing with pollution and other anthropogenic impacts on estuarine ecosystems and the management plans necessary to ensure that these invaluable natural treasures remain healthy and…

    Hardback – 1999-08-31
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  • Intertidal Deposits: River Mouths, Tidal Flats, and Coastal Lagoons book cover

    Intertidal Deposits

    River Mouths, Tidal Flats, and Coastal Lagoons, 1st Edition

    By Doeke Eisma

    Intertidal Deposits: River Mouths, Tidal Flats, and Coastal Lagoons combines the authors personal and professional experience with the mass of available literature to present a cohesive overview of intertidal deposits and the widely diverse conditions of their formation worldwide. This includes the…

    Hardback – 1998-01-21
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  • Coastal Ecosystem Processes book cover

    Coastal Ecosystem Processes

    1st Edition

    By Daniel M. Alongi

    Coastal Ecosystem Processes, written by the renowned marine scientist Daniel Alongi, describes how pelagic and benthic food webs, from beaches and tidal flats to the continental edge, process energy and matter. This volume focuses on recent advances and new developments on how food webs are closely…

    Hardback – 1997-10-28
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  • Pollution Impacts on Marine Biotic Communities book cover

    Pollution Impacts on Marine Biotic Communities

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    Pollution of estuaries and coastal marine waters is of profound ecological and societal importance. These coastal environments serve as critical habitat for a multitude of organisms and are of great commercial and recreational value to humans. Designed to meet the research, monitoring, and…

    Hardback – 1997-10-23
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    CRC Marine Science

  • The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I book cover

    The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter L. Lutz, John A. Musick

    Sea turtles have existed for millions of years, making them fascinating subjects of study. In the last 20 years, the science of sea turtle biology has expanded at an exponential rate, leading to major advances in many areas. This book synthesizes the results of these advances and focuses on how…

    Hardback – 1996-12-09
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  • Environmental Oceanography book cover

    Environmental Oceanography

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Beer

    The second edition of Environmental Oceanography is the first textbook to link the needs of the coastal oceanographer and the environmental practitioner. The ever-increasing human impact on the environment, and particularly on the coastal zone, has led governments to carefully examine the…

    Hardback – 1996-11-11
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    CRC Marine Science

  • Practical Handbook of Estuarine and Marine Pollution book cover

    Practical Handbook of Estuarine and Marine Pollution

    1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    This extensive handbook presents up-to-date coverage of significant developments in estuarine and marine pollution. Multidisciplinary in approach, Practical Handbook of Estuarine and Marine Pollution is an essential resource for anyone involved in the study or management of coastal and marine…

    Hardback – 1996-10-11
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    CRC Marine Science

  • Ocean Pollution: Effects on Living Resources and Humans book cover

    Ocean Pollution

    Effects on Living Resources and Humans, 1st Edition

    By Carl J. Sindermann

    Ocean Pollution provides a unique look at the effects of estuarine and coastal pollution on resource species. One of the primary objectives of the book is to provide an accurate assessment of the state of the inshore marine environment and its inhabitants. Coastal habitat degradation is discussed,…

    Hardback – 1995-11-21
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    CRC Marine Science

  • Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae book cover

    Ecology of Marine Invertebrate Larvae

    1st Edition

    By Larry McEdward

    This is the first book to provide a detailed treatment of the field of larval ecology. The 13 chapters use state-of-the-art reviews and critiques of nearly all of the major topics in this diverse and rapidly growing field. Topics include: patterns of larval diversityreproductive energeticsspawning…

    Hardback – 1995-05-15
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  • Ecology of Estuaries: Anthropogenic Effects book cover

    Ecology of Estuaries

    Anthropogenic Effects, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    Ecology of Estuaries represents the most definitive and comprehensive source of reference information available on the human impact on estuarine ecosystems. The volume discusses both acute and insidious pollution problems plaguing these coastal ecotones. It also provides a detailed examination of…

    Hardback – 1991-11-19
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    CRC Marine Science