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The CRC Marine Science Series provides state-of-the-art coverage of important topics in marine biology, marine chemistry, marine geology, and physical oceanography. The series includes volumes that synthesize recent advances in marine science. It will be of interest to specialists and nonspecialists alike as well as scientists and managers engaged in the study of the marine biosphere.

 

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Practical Handbook of Marine Science

Practical Handbook of Marine Science

4th Edition

By Michael J. Kennish
July 24, 2019

The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine ...

A Blue Carbon Primer The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

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
November 20, 2018

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.)...

Environmental Oceanography

Environmental Oceanography

2nd Edition

By Tom Beer
November 11, 1996

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 ...

The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I

The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I

1st Edition

Edited By Peter L. Lutz, John A. Musick
December 09, 1996

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 ...

Fishes Out of Water Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers

Fishes Out of Water: Biology and Ecology of Mudskippers

1st Edition

Edited By Zeehan Jaafar, Edward O. Murdy
June 27, 2017

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 ...

Coastal Lagoons Critical Habitats of Environmental Change

Coastal Lagoons: Critical Habitats of Environmental Change

1st Edition

Edited By Michael J. Kennish, Hans W. Paerl
June 16, 2017

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 ...

Living Shorelines The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection

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
March 02, 2017

Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-based Coastal Protection compiles, synthesizes and interprets the current state of the knowledge on the science and practice of nature-based shoreline protection. This book will serve as a valuable reference to guide scientists, students, ...

Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds A Food Chain Approach

Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds: A Food Chain Approach

1st Edition

By Joanna Burger, Michael Gochfeld
June 20, 2016

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 ...

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

Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

1st Edition

By Robert J. Livingston
November 03, 2014

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 ...

Ecology of Marine Bivalves An Ecosystem Approach, Second Edition

Ecology of Marine Bivalves: An Ecosystem Approach, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Richard F. Dame
November 03, 2011

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 ...

Restoration of Aquatic Systems

Restoration of Aquatic Systems

1st Edition

By Robert J. Livingston
July 11, 2005

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 ...

Estuarine Research, Monitoring, and Resource Protection

Estuarine Research, Monitoring, and Resource Protection

1st Edition

Edited By Michael J. Kennish
September 25, 2003

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 ...

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