Marine & Aquatic Science Products

  • Biology and Ecology of Anguillid Eels

    Edited by Takaomi Arai

    Anguillid eels have fascinated biologists for centuries due to their spectacular long-distance migrations between freshwater habitats and their spawning areas far out in the ocean. This book provides a long overdue update on the biology and ecology of anguillid eels and features comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • An Introduction to Fish Migration

    Edited by Pedro Morais, Francoise Daverat

    Since the publication of The Migrations of Fish by Prof. Alexander Meek in 1916, a number of books have been published on this subject. However, most of these books only cover one type of migratory mechanisms. This book aims to overcome this drawback by presenting a comprehensive coverage of all…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Rip current prediction system for swimmer safety

    Towards operational forecasting using a process based model and nearshore bathymetry from video

    By Leo Sembiring

    Rip currents are among the most dangerous coastal hazards for the bathing public, and contribute to the highest portion of beach rescues all over the world. In order to help life guards in planning and preparing rescue resources so that casualties can be minimized, information about where and when…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R

    By Derek H. Ogle

    A How-To Guide for Conducting Common Fisheries-Related Analyses in R Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R provides detailed instructions on performing basic fisheries stock assessment analyses in the R environment. Accessible to practicing fisheries scientists as well as advanced undergraduate…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Marine Mammal Physiology

    Requisites for Ocean Living

    Edited by Michael A. Castellini, Jo-Ann Mellish

    Suppose you were designing a marine mammal. What would you need to think about to allow it to live in the ocean? How would you keep it warm? What would you design to allow it to dive for very long periods to extreme depths? Where would it find water to drink? How would you minimize the cost of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Biology Series

  • Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae)

    Edited by Donatella Crosetti, Stephen J. M. Blaber

    Mullets (grey mullets) are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. There are approximately 80 species of mullet; these fish have been considered an important food source in Mediterranean Europe since Roman times. This book provides a long…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Biomedicine

    From Beach to Bedside

    Edited by Bill J. Baker

    Marine Biomedicine: From Beach to Bedside assesses current efforts in marine biomedicine and evaluates the implications of recent advances on the future of the field. Richly illustrated in full color to enhance reader comprehension, the book covers four sections. The first one addresses the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13 
    CRC Press

  • Annual Fishes

    Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution

    Edited by Nibia Berois, Graciela García, Rafael O. de Sá

    Annual Fishes: Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution is the first comprehensive reference on current knowledge of diverse species that exhibit unique survival strategies and provide important models for basic and applied research. This work fills a void, covering the life cycle,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 

  • Water Resources and Environment

    Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Water Resources and Environment (Beijing, 25-28 July 2015)

    Edited by Miklas Scholz

    The 2015 International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE2015) aims to provide a platform where scholars from different countries can exchange ideas, opinions and views. This book is divided into four main themes:1. Hydrology and water resources;2. Water pollution; 3. Water treatment…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Dynamics in Organic Matter Processing, Ecosystem Metabolism and Tropic Sources for Consumers in the Mara River, Kenya

    By Frank Onderi Masese

    To properly conserve, restore and manage riverine ecosystems and the services they provide, it is pertinent to understand their functional dynamics. Growing human populations and high dependency on natural resources in developing countries have exerted pressure on land and water resources. However,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

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