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Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 59

Edited By

S J Hawkins

ISBN 9780367685225
Published October 12, 2021 by CRC Press
496 Pages 125 Color & 62 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review remains one of the most cited sources in marine science and oceanography. The ever-increasing interest in work in oceanography and marine biology and its relevance to global environmental issues, especially global climate change and its impacts, creates a demand for authoritative refereed reviews summarizing and synthesizing the results of recent research.

If you are interested in submitting a review for consideration for publication in OMBAR, please email the Editor in Chief, Stephen Hawkins, at [email protected]

For nearly 60 years, OMBAR has been an essential reference for research workers and students in all fields of marine science. This volume considers such diverse topics as the Great Barrier Reef Expedition of 1928-29, Mediterranean marine caves, macromedusae in eastern boundary currents, marine biodiversity in Korea, and development of a geo-ecological carbonate reef system model to predict responses of reefs to climate change. Seven of the peer-reviewed contributions in Volume 59 are available to read Open Access on this webpage (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9).

An international Editorial Board ensures global relevance and expert peer review, with editors from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Singapore and the United Kingdom. The series volumes find a place in the libraries of not only marine laboratories and oceanographic institutes, but also universities worldwide.

Table of Contents

  1. Mediterranean marine caves: A synthesis of current knowledge (OPEN ACCESS)
  2. Vasilis Gerovasileiou, Carlo Nike Bianchi

  3. ‘a close and friendly alliance’: biology, geology and the Great Barrier Reef Expedition of 1928-29 (OPEN ACCESS)
  4. Tom Spencer, Barbara E. Brown, Sarah M. Hamylton, Roger F. McLean

  5. Phylogeography of Southern hemisphere blue mussels of the genus Mytilus: evolution, biosecurity, aquaculture and food labelling (OPEN ACCESS)
  6. Jonathan P. A. Gardner, Pablo A. Oyarzún, Jorge E. Toro, Roman Wenne, Malgorzata Zbawicka

  7. Predicting responses of geo-ecological carbonate reef systems to climate change: a conceptual model and review (OPEN ACCESS)
  8. Nicola K. Browne, Michael Cuttler, Katie Moon , Kyle Morgan, Claire L. Ross, Carolina Castro-Sanguino, Emma Kennedy, Dan Harris, Peter Barnes, Andrew Bauman, Eddie Beetham, Joshua Bonesso, Yves-Marie Bozec , Christopher Cornwall , Shannon Dee , Thomas DeCarlo, Juan D’Olivo, Christopher Doropoulos, Richard D. Evans, Bradley Eyre, Peter Gatenby, Manuel Gonzalez, Sarah Hamylton, Jeff Hansen, Ryan Lowe, Jennie Mallela, Michael O’Leary, George Roff, Ben Saunders, Adi Zweilfer

  9. A comparative review of macromedusae in eastern boundary currents (OPEN ACCESS)
  10. Mark J. Gibbons, Heidi Skrypzeck, Richard D. Brodeur, José Riascos, Javier A. Quiñones Dávila, Cecilia A.F. Grobler, Jean-Paul Roux, John C. Field, Elizabeth A. Daly, Rebecca R. Miller, Verena Ras, Agustin Schiariti, Luciano Chiaverano, Beau M. Tjizoo, Laura Prieto, Hounaida F. Idrissi, Sergio Parma 

  11. Marine biodiversity in Korea: A review of macrozoobenthic assemblages, distributions, and human impacts on long-term community changes (OPEN ACCESS)
  12. Jong Seong Khim, Changkeun Lee, Sung Joon Song, Hanna Bae, Junsung Noh, Junghyun Lee, Hyeong-Gi Kim, Jin-Woo Choi

  13. Widespread Zoanthus and Palythoa dominance, barrens, and phase shifts in shallow water subtropical and tropical marien ecosystems
  14. James Davis Reimer, Hin Boo Wee, Cataixa López, Maria Beger, Igor Cristino Silva Cruz 

  15. Species’ distribution and evolutionary history influence the responses of marine copepods to climate change: a global meta-analysis
  16. Deevesh A. Hemraj, Juan D. Gaitán-Espitia, Bayden D. Russell

  17. The nature and ecological significance of epifaunal communities within marine ecosystems (OPEN ACCESS)

Yi-Yang Chen, Graham J. Edgar, & Rebecca J. Fox

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Editor in Chief: Stephen J Hawkins BSc, PhD, DSc, FSB is Professor of Natural Sciences at Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton. 

Associate Editors:

Dr. Anaëlle Lemasson

Dr. Louise Allcock

Dr. Amanda Bates

Prof. Maria Byrne

Dr. Ally Evans

Dr. Louise Firth

Dr. Ezequiel Marzinelli

Dr. Bayden Russell

Prof. Jonathan Sharples

Dr. Phil Smith

Prof. Stephen Swearer

Dr. Peter Todd