Practical handbook of marine science

edited by Michael J. Kennish

As a practicing professional in the field of marine science you need easily accessible, accurate and up-to-date information at your fingertips. Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition provides a comprehensive reference containing the critical information necessary to meet the multidisciplinary research needs of all marine scientists, researchers, and anyone involved in managing marine resources. Consisting of a user-friendly multi-sectional format, this single volume databook offers extensive, illustrative, and tabular reference material covering all the major disciplines related to the sea. What's new in the New Edition Presented in an easy-to-use, logically arranged format Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition serves as a quick reference to all disciplines of marine science. While building on the strong base provided by the previous editions, this is a completely updated version that includes: Completely revised text to reflect the latest knowledge in marine science Extensive references from recent sources (1995-2000) Current tables A wealth of new illustrations and tables Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, this handbook covers a wide range of topics and is a quick and easy reference to a multitude of marine science subjects. Although this state-of-the art reference has been designed for marine scientists; administrators and other professionals who deal with the management of marine resources - and the investigation of anthropogenic impacts on marine systems - will find the information accessible and useful. The Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition is your first resource when you need current, concise, and detailed data.

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  • PHYSIOGRAPHY Ocean Provinces Dimensions Physiographic Provinces Benthic and Pelagic Provinces MARINE CHEMISTRY Seawater Composition Major Constituents Minor and Trace Elements Nutrient Elements Gases Organic Compounds Dissolved Constituent Behavior Vertical Profiles Salinity PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY Subject Areas Properties of Seawater Temperature Salinity Density Open Ocean Circulation Wind-Driven Circulation Surface Water Circulation Thermohaline Circulation Estuarine and Coastal Ocean Circulation Estuaries Coastal Ocean MARINE GEOLOGY Plate Tectonics Theory Seafloor Topographic Features Mid-Ocean Ridges Deep Ocean Floor Continental Margins Sediments Deep Ocean Floor Continental Margins MARINE BIOLOGY Introduction Bacteria Phytoplankton Major Toxonomic Groups Primary Productivity Zooplankton Zooplankton Classifications Benthos Benthic Flora Benthic Fauna Coral Reefs Nekton Fish Crustaceans and Cephalopods Marine Reptiles Marine Mammals Seabirds MARINE POLLUTION AND OTHER ANTHROPOGENIC IMPACTS Introduction Types of Anthropogenic Impacts Marine Pollution Other Anthropogenic Impacts Conclusions INDEX

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書名 Practical handbook of marine science
著作者等 Kennish, Michael J.
シリーズ名 CRC marine science series
出版元 CRC Press
刊行年月 c2001
版表示 3rd ed
ページ数 876 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 0849323916
NCID BA55411562
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国

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