Practical Handbook of Marine Science: 4th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Practical Handbook of Marine Science

4th Edition

CRC Press

514 pages | 100 Color Illus. | 419 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781138068858
pub: 2019-08-01
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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 Coastal Resource Management
  • Assembles an extensive international collection of marine science data throughout the handbook
  • Contains approximately 1,000 tables and illustrations
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of anthropogenic impacts in estuarine and marine ecosystems from local, regional, and global perspectives
  • 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 geologists. This edition adds an entirely new chapter on the impacts of climate change.

    Maintaining its user-friendly, multi-sectional format, this comprehensive resource will also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students, research scientists, administrators, and other professionals who deal with the management of marine resources. Now published in full color, the new edition offers extensive illustrative and tabular reference material covering all the major disciplines related to the sea.

    Table of Contents

    Physiography. Marine Chemistry. Physical Oceanography. Marine Geology. Marine Biology. Anthropogenic Impacts.Climate Change.

    About the Originator

    Michael J. Kennish is Research Professor at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University.

    About the Series

    CRC Marine Science

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    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
    SCIENCE / Environmental Science
    SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
    SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General