Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 45, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Oceanography and Marine Biology

An Annual Review, Volume 45, 1st Edition

Edited by R. N. Gibson, R. J. A. Atkinson, J. D. M. Gordon

CRC Press

560 pages | 10 Color Illus. | 71 B/W Illus.

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Reflecting increased interest in the field and its relevance in global environmental issues, Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 45 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. These features along with the inclusion of a full color insert and an extensive reference list, make the text an essential reference for researchers and students in all fields of marine science.

Table of Contents

Inherent Optical Properties of Non-Spherical Marine-Like Particles - From Theory to Observation, W.R. Clavano, E. Boss and L. Karp-Boss

Global Ecology of the Giant Kelp Macrocystis: from Ecotypes to Ecosystems, M.H. Graham, J.A. Vásquez and A.H. Buschmann

Habitat Coupling by Mid-Latitude, Subtidal, Marine Mysids: Import-Subsidised Omnivores, P.A. Jumars

Use of Diversity Estimations in the Study of Sedimentary Benthic Communities, R.S. Carney

Coral Reefs of the Andaman Sea - An Integrated Perspective, B.E. Brown

The Humboldt Current System of Northern and Central Chile - Oceanographic Processes, Ecological Interactions and Socioeconomic Feedback, M. Thiel, E.C. Macaya, E. Acuña, W.E. Arntz, H. Bastias, K. Brokordt, P.A. Camus, J.C. Castilla, L.R. Castro, M. Cortés, C.P. Dumont, R. Escribano, M. Fernandez, J.A. Gajardo, C.F. Gaymer, I. Gomez, A.E. González, H.E. González, P.A. Haye, J.-E. Illanes, J.L. Iriarte, D.A. Lancellotti, G. Luna-Jorquera, C. Luxoro, P.H. Manriquez, V. Marín, P. Muñoz, S.A. Navarrete, E. Perez, E. Poulin, J. Sellanes, H.H. Sepúlveda, W. Stotz, F. Tala, A. Thomas, C.A. Vargas, J.A. Vasquez and A. Vega

Loss, Status and Trends for Coastal Marine Habitats of Europe, L. Airoldi and M.W. Beck

Climate Change and Australian Marine Life, E.S. Poloczanska, R.C. Babcock, A. Butler, A.J. Hobday, O. Hoegh-Guldberg, T.J. Kunz, R. Matear, D. Milton, T.A. Okey and A.J. Richardson

Author Index

Systematic Index

Subject Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI039000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General