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Introducing Oceanography

David C. Thomas, David N. Bowers

Dunedin Academic Press

Introducing Oceanography has been written by two leading oceanographers. The initial chapters describe the oceans and the forces etc...

Dredging Coastal Ports

Marine Board; National Research Council

National Academies Press

Are the nation's ports adequate for our present and future needs? This volume points out that no significant new deep-water c etc...

Responding to Changes in Sea Level

Committee on Engineering Implications of Changes in Relative Mean Sea Level, Marine Board, National Research Council

National Academies Press

Over the last 100 years, sea level has risen approximately 12 centimeters and is expected to continue rising at an even faster ra etc...

Sea-Level Change

Geophysics Study Committee, National Research Council

National Academies Press

Sea-level rise may be one of the consequences of global warming. To understand changes in sea level caused by the "greenhous etc...

Our Seabed Frontier

Committee on Existing and Potential Uses of the Seafloor, National Research Council

National Academies Press

The establishment of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in 1983 "for the purpose of exploring, exploiting, conserving, a etc...

Restoring and Protecting Marine Habitat

Committee on the Role of Technology in Marine Habitat Protection and Enhancement, National Research Council

National Academies Press

Tremendous changes have occurred this century in the nation's coastal habitats, in the way society views them, and in the way etc...

Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans

Committee on Shipborne Wastes, National Research Council

National Academies Press

Marine debris is a serious environmental problem. To do its part, the United States has agreed to abide by the international trea etc...

Undersea Vehicles and National Needs

Committee on Undersea Vehicles and National Needs, National Research Council

National Academies Press

The United States faces decisions requiring information about the oceans in vastly expanded scales of time and space and from oce etc...

The Global Ocean Observing System

Committee on the Global Ocean Observing System, National Research Council

National Academies Press

The Global Ocean Observing System is a study by the Ocean Studies Board intended to provide information and advice to federal age etc...

Striking a Balance

Committee on Marine Area Governance and Management, National Research Council

National Academies Press

America's ocean and coastal regions--which provide wildlife habitat, commercial fish stocks, mineral reserves, travelways, re etc...

Building Ocean Science Partnerships

AMC-NRC Joint Working Group on Ocean Sciences, Academia Mexicana de Ciencias, and Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council

National Academies Press

Building Ocean Science Partnerships describes a set of potential ocean science projects for cooperative research between scientis etc...

Meeting Research and Education Needs in Coastal Engineering

Committee on Coastal Engineering Research and Education Needs, National Research Council

National Academies Press

After discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological etc...

50 Years of Ocean Discovery

Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council

National Academies Press

This book describes the development of ocean sciences over the past 50 years, highlighting the contributions of the National Scie etc...

Bridging Boundaries through Regional Marine Research

Committee on the Assessment of Regional Marine Research Programs, National Research Council

National Academies Press

As appreciation of the interdisciplinary and multidimensional character of environmental issues has increased, there have been at etc...

Clean Coastal Waters

Committee on the Causes and Management of Eutrophication, Ocean Studies Board, Water Science and Technology Board, National Research Council

National Academies Press

Environmental problems in coastal ecosystems can sometimes be attributed to excess nutrients flowing from upstream watersheds int etc...
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