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28 Climate Change Elevator Pitches

Short Explanations on the Scientific Basis of Man-man Climate Change

by Rob Honeycutt

<p>If you stepped into an elevator and had 2 minutes to explain some aspect of climate science to someone, could you do it? Most people lack the time to become fully informed on this critical issue. The science is complex and varied. Here are 28

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Case Studies in Oceanography and Marine Affairs: Prepared by an Open University Course Team

by Brown, Joan

This is the last volume in the six-volume Open University set. Each volume is required by students as a relevant part of the Open University course but designed so that it can equally be used as an individual textbook. This volume differs from ...

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Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards

by Bill McGuire & Mark A. Maslin

<p><i>Climate Forcing of Geological Hazards</i> provides a valuable new insight into how climate change is able to influence, modulate and trigger geological and geomorphological phenomena, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and ...

ISBN: 9781118482667

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Coastal Engineering: Processes, Theory and Design Practice

by Reeve, Dominic

<P>Historically, much harm has been done by well-meaning coastal engineering attempts, which seemed like good ideas on paper but which failed to allow for practical issues. For this reason, it is vital that theories and models are well grounded ...

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Deep Earth

Physics and Chemistry of the Lower Mantle and Core

by Hidenori Terasaki & Rebecca A. Fischer

<p><em>Deep Earth: Physics and Chemistry of the Lower Mantle and Core</em> highlights recent advances and the latest views of the deep Earth from theoretical, experimental, and observational approaches and offers insight into future research ...

ISBN: 9781118992500

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Development of Marine Resources

by Patrick Prouzet

<p>Marine resources and their exploitation, recovery and economic networks they generate are here from the perspective now inevitable growing environmental constraints, policy management and technical innovation.</p> <p>A historical perspective ...

ISBN: 9781119007784

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Dynamics of Marine Ecosystems

Biological-Physical Interactions in the Oceans

by John R. N. Lazier & K. H. Mann

<p>The new edition of this widely respected text provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the effects of biological–physical interactions in the oceans from the microscopic to the global scale.</p> <ul> <li> <p>considers the ...

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Ecological Redemption: Ocean Farming in the Era of Climate Change

by Bren Smith & Hildegarde Hannum

<p>The collection of lectures and publications from the Schumacher Center for a New Economics represents some of the foremost voices on a new economics.</p> <p>When the cod stocks crashed back home in Newfoundland, Bren Smith, a fisherman ...

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Ecosystem Sustainability and Global Change

by Patrick Prouzet

<p>This volume provides various examples and dimensions, chemical, biological, climatic, or related to extreme (hazards). It describes, by reciprocity, the vulnerability of ecosystems, resources, heritage, human health and, consequently, ...

ISBN: 9781119007722

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Encountering and Avoiding Tropical Revolving Storms

A Practical Toolkit for the Mariner

by Captain John Reid

ISBN: 1230000516228

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Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

by North, Gerald R.

<p><i>Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition</i> is an authoritative resource covering all aspects of atmospheric sciences, including both theory and applications. With more than 320 articles and 1,600 figures and photographs, this ...

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Governance of Seas and Oceans

by Patrick Prouzet & André Monaco

<p>The governance of seas and oceans, defined as all forms of social participation in decision-making on the marine environment, is here mainly from a legal perspective view with the Law of the Sea as a determinant. The book presents the main ...

ISBN: 9781119245568

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Handbook of Sea-Level Research

by Ian Shennan, Antony J. Long & Benjamin P. Horton

Measuring sea-level change – be that rise or fall – is one of the most pressing scientific goals of our time and requires robust scientific approaches and techniques.  This Handbook aims to provide a practical guide to readers interested in this

ISBN: 9781118452578

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Hyrdoacoustic Ocean Exploration

Theories and Experimental Application

by I. B. Abbasov

<p>The only book that offers a comprehensive and fully up-to-date coverage of hydroacoustic ocean exploration, this work deals with the diagnostics of non-uniformities in a water medium using the hydroacoustic parametric antenna. The ...

ISBN: 9781119323778

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Instrumentation and Metrology in Oceanography

by Marc Le Menn

<p>Through research, physical oceanography aims to solve the numerous problems stated by thermal, optical and dynamical properties of the oceans. <i>Instrumentation and Metrology in Physical Oceanography</i> describes the means used in ...

ISBN: 9781118578131

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Introductory Dynamical Oceanography

by Pond, Stephen

'Introductory Dynamical Oceanography' 2nd ed provides an introduction to Dynamical Physical Oceanography at a level suitable for senior year undergraduate students in the sciences and for graduate students entering oceanography. It aims to ...

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Marine and Offshore Corrosion: Marine Engineering Series

by Chandler, Kenneth A

Marine and Offshore Corrosion describes the principles of effective corrosion control treatments in marine environments, with emphasis on economic solutions to corrosion. The book explains chemical or electrochemical reaction of an alloy with ...

ISBN: 9781483192253

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Marine Coastal and Water Pollutions

Oil Spill Studies

by Fr¿d¿ric Muttin

<p>Identifying efficient solutions to protect coastal regions from marine pollution requires expertise from a range of specialties and strategic approaches. This book gathers information on the impact of oil spills at a coastal level from ...

ISBN: 9781119002734

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Marine Distributions

by Maxwell Dunbar

<P>A symposium of the Royal Society of Canada was held in June 1962 to outline what is being done  in Canadian oceanography to map salinity, temperature, and plankton in the waters around Canada and in the North Atlantic across to Europe. This ...

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Marine Ecosystems

Diversity and Functions

by André Monaco & Patrick Prouzet

<p>In a perspective of sustainable management, the balance between ecological dynamics, social and economic are now at the heart of ecological modeling and environmental strategies screenwriting.</p> <p>Diversity and marine ecosystems function ...

ISBN: 9781119232469

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