With increasing interest in the field and its relevance in global environmental issues, Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review provides authoritative reviews that summarize results of recent research in basic areas of marine research, exploring topics of special and topical importance while adding to new areas as they arise. This volume, part of a series that regards the all marine sciences as a complete unit, features contributions from experts involved in biological, chemical, geological, and physical aspects of marine science. Including a full color insert and an extensive reference list, the text is an essential reference for researchers and students in all fields of marine science.
Table of Contents
Validation of North Sea Models. Inherent Optical Properties of Non-Spherical Marine-like Particles: From Theory to Observations. Role, Route, and Effects of Mn in Crustaceans. Burrowing in Marine Sediments. Defensive Glands in Opisthobranch Molluscs: From Histology to Ecology. The Mediterranean Coralligeneous: A Synthesis of Present Knowledge. Ecology of Rafting. Taxonomy and Ecology of Cirrate Octopods. Effects of Climate Change on Marine Mammals.