Marine & Aquatic Science Products

  • Tropical Pinnipeds

    Bio-Ecology, Threats and Conservation

    Edited by Juan J. Alava

    Pinnipeds are a fascinating group of marine mammals that play a crucial role as apex predators and sentinels of the functioning and health of marine ecosystems. They are found in the most extreme environments from the Polar regions to the tropics. Pinnipeds are comprised of about 34 species, and of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Water Hyacinth

    Environmental Challenges, Management and Utilization

    Edited by Shaohua Yan, Jun Yao Guo

    The water hyacinth is a disruptive factor in aquatic ecosystem management and ecosystem services, and causes problems in fisheries, transportation waterways, irrigation, hydropower generation, and water resources. To address these concerns, it is necessary to integrate past studies with current…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    This is the first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pufferfish, also known as blowfish, swellfish, and globefish. Covering 197 species of pufferfish recorded so far from the marine, brackish, and freshwater ecosystems of the world, this important volume expounds on the toxins and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Apple Academic Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Environmental Problems in Marine Biology

    Methodological Aspects and Applications

    Edited by Tamara Garcia Barrera, Jose Luis Gomez Ariza

    Marine environment can be affected by several pollutants such as the presence of elements and their chemical species, pharmaceuticals, nanoparticles and other emerging contaminants. Environmental monitoring can be assessed by genomics, proteomics (i.e. redox proteomics), chemical speciation…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Living Shorelines

    The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection

    Edited by Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly M. Mitchell, Megan K. La Peyre, Jason D. Toft

    Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-based Coastal Protection compiles, synthesizes and interprets the current state of the knowledge on the science and practice of nature-based shoreline protection. This book will serve as a valuable reference to guide scientists, students,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Stress Biology of Cyanobacteria

    Molecular Mechanisms to Cellular Responses

    Edited by Ashish Kumar Srivastava, Amar Nath Rai, Brett A Neilan

    A significant component of many different ecosystems, cyanobacteria occupy almost every niche of the earth, including fresh and salt waters, rice fields, hot springs, arid deserts, and polar regions. Cyanobacteria, along with algae, produce nearly half the global oxygen, making assessment of their…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Biogeography and Biodiversity of Western Atlantic Mollusks

    By Edward J. Petuch

    Shallow water marine molluscan faunas are distributed in a pattern of distinct, geographically definable areas. This makes mollusks ideal for studying the distribution of organisms in the marine environment and the processes and patterns that control their evolution. Biogeography and Biodiversity…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Small Cetaceans of Japan

    Exploitation and Biology

    By Toshio Kasuya

    Edited by William Perrin

    This book summarizes and analyzes the biology, ecology, exploitation and management of small cetaceans in Japan. It describes the various types of cetacean fisheries in Japan and their historical development, the life histories and ecologies of the main species involved, and the history and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-08 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Venomous Stingrays

    By Ramasamy Santhanam

    This comprehensive book on the venomous stingrays of the world seas and freshwater systems provides first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of venomous stingrays of freshwater, brackish, and marine ecosystems. Each year thousands of injuries to swimmers and surfers are…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • The Oceanographer's Companion

    Essential Nautical Skills for Seagoing Scientists and Engineers

    By George Maul

    Scientists and engineers embarking on their first voyage for oceanographic or meteorological research are often unprepared for the experience. Going to sea involves learning a new language – that of the seaman. This is necessary for clear communications, for the safety and well-being of the members…

    Paperback – 2017-01-28 
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and the Oceanic Carbon Cycle

    Variables and Consequences

    Edited by Isabel Ferrera

    This valuable compendium provides an overview of the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change. The chapters highlight the importance of marine plankton in carbon processing as well as the effects of rising CO2 and temperature in their functioning.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Geoinformatics for Marine and Coastal Management

    Edited by Darius Bartlett, Louis Celliers

    This book will provide a timely and valuable assessment of the current state of the art in applying geoinformatics tools and methods to management of marine areas. Its focus is on the cutting-edge coverage of a wide spectrum of activities/topics that constitute the complex socio-ecological system…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    CRC Press

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