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xxv, 452 pages ; 25 cm
  • 1. Ocean Literacy in the 21st Century.- 2. An Exemplar Model for Expanding Development Reach.- Part I Research.- 3. !Youth & the Ocean! (!YO!): Partnering High School and Graduate Students for Youth-Driven Research Experiences.- 4. Leveraging Parent Chaperones to Support Youths' Learning During an Out-of-School Field Trip to a Marine Science Field Station.- 5. Systematic and Longitudinal Research to Support and Improve the National Ocean Sciences Bowl: Finding from Seventeen Years of Study.- 6. Leveraging Ocean Identity in Education to Impact Students' Conservation Practices.- 7. Evaluating Differences in Outcomes and Participant Perspectives in Marine Science Professional Development Conducted by Informal Educators Compared to Specialized University Faculty.- 8. Implementing Ocean Literacy through the Bond of Informal and Formal Education.- 9. Evaluating Ocean Learning - The Principles and Practicalities of Evaluating Formal Education Audiences in an Informal Education Environment.- 10. Effective Practices for Fostering Empathy towards Marine Life.- Part II Practitioner.- 11. Creating Marine Outreach Programmes that Work - The Marine Institute Explorers Education Programme (TM).- 12. Marine Education through Cooperation: A Case Study of Opportunity in a Remote School in Taiwan.- 13. Educating with Data.- 14. Using International School Partnerships to Promote Ocean Literacy.- 15. Out of the Tower and into the Classroom: Marine Science Graduate Students as K-12 Classroom Contributors.- 16. The VIRTUE Project and the Biofilms and Biodiversity Project: An International Collaboration in Marine Science Education.- 17. Integrating Ocean Literacy in UK Curriculum-Led Field Courses.- 18. Building Capacity for Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences.- 19. Going with/against the Flow: The Challenges of an Authentic Marine Science Education.- 20. Bring the Ocean to the Classroom - Introducing Experimental Studies to Teachers with Fair or no Science Knowledge.- 21. Closer to Blue.- 22. The Two Bays Project: A Model for Providing Multidisciplinary Approaches to Monitoring, Education, Engagement and Partnership Building.- 23. Citizen Science to Engage and Empower Youth in Marine Science.- 24. Empowering Young Ocean Conservationists.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319907772 20180828
This edited volume is the premier book dedicated exclusively to marine science education and improving ocean literacy, aiming to showcase exemplary practices in marine science education and educational research in this field on a global scale. It informs, inspires, and provides an intellectual forum for practitioners and researchers in this particular context. Subject areas include sections on marine science education in formal, informal and community settings. This book will be useful to marine science education practitioners (e.g. formal and informal educators) and researchers (both education and science).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319907772 20180828
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Marine Biology Library (Miller)

4. Baltic crustaceans [2018]

ix, 199 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • 1. Introduction.- 2. Crustaceans in the history of the Baltic Sea.- 3. Baltic Sea - the life environment.- 3.1. Salinity.- 3.2. Temperature.- 3.3. Stagnation.- 3.4. Oxygenation.- 3.5. Bottom sediments.- 3.6. Human activity impact.- 4. Szczecin Lagoon and Pomeranian Bay.- 5. Gulf of Gdanks and Vistula Lagoon.- 6. Gulf of Riga.- 7. Gulf of Finland.- 8. Gulf of Bothnia.- 9. General characteristics of Malacostraca.- 10. Table of species.- 11. Non native species.- 12. Function and importance of crustaceans.- 13. Literature.- 14. Glossary.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319563534 20171211
This book presents all Malacostracan cructaceans occurring in the Baltic Sea in water salinity from 2 to 15 psu. The Baltic sea is very special due to its low salinity and characteristic fauna. For each of the 58 species the systematic position, the origin and distribution in European waters are given, and the environmental preferences, the role in the food web and human economy described. The book describes the history of the Baltic sea and the occurrence of crustaceans in its history against the terms of hydrological conditions, explaining why in the Baltic sea only part of all marine crustaceans occur. The book is richly illustrated with photographs and beautiful pictures of animals specifically prepared for this book.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319563534 20171211
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xii, 403 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Biology and Ecology of Portunid Crabs Profile of Portunid Crabs (Family: Portunidae) Aquaculture of Portunid Crabs Nutritional Values of Portunid Crabs Biomedical, Food and Industrial Applications of Portunid Crab Wastes Diseases and Parasites of Portunid Crabs.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885904 20180312
This volume provides an abundance of valuable first-hand information about the diversity, biology, ecology culture of the portunid crabs of the word seas. Marine crabs play an important role directly or indirectly in the livelihood of millions of people around the world. They have been reported to make up about 20% of all marine crustaceans caught, farmed, and consumed worldwide. Among these marine crabs, portunid crabs (or swimming crabs of the family Portunidae) assume greater significance in the marine industry, owing to their delicate meat with nutritional qualities. Although several species of portunid crabs are edible and commercially important, only a few species have been widely cultivated. This is largely due to the lack of information on the biology of portunid crabs. Keeping this in view, this volume presents the biology and aquaculture of marine portunid crabs. This volume will be of great use for researchers and students of disciplines such as fisheries science, marine biology, aquatic biology and fisheries, and zoology, and will also serve as a standard reference for college, university, and research libraries around the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885904 20180312
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xiv, 491 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction Biology and Ecology of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs Profile of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs Aquaculture Values of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs Nutritional Values of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs Pharmaceutical Values of Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs Potential Diseases and Parasites in Edible Marine Bivalve Molluscs.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771886260 20180917
This comprehensive volume provides a plethora of first-hand information on the diversity, biology, and ecology of edible marine bivalve molluscs. It covers the biology of edible marine bivalves; profiles about 180 species, providing information on their habitat, distribution, morphology, food and feeding, reproduction, conservation status, etc.; discusses their nutritional values; examines their pharmaceutical value; and looks at their diseases and parasites. This abundance of knowledge is presented in an easy-to-read style with informative illustrations. Marine bivalve molluscs play important roles in the marine ecosystems by filtering water and serving as habitat and prey for a variety of sea life. This diverse group of species, estimated at around 9,200, inhabits virtually the entire world's oceans, from the balmy tropics to the sub-zero Arctic, and from deep oceans to sandy and rocky shorelines. Among the marine bivalves, a total of 180 species (including mussels, oysters, scallops, cockles, and clams) have long been a part of the diet of coastal human populations. Many species of marine bivalves are also commercially important for other purposes, such as pearls and shells for jewelry and decoration. The volume, part of the Biology and Ecology of Marine Life book series, will be of great use to students and researchers in fisheries science, marine biology, aquatic biology, and zoology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771886260 20180917
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xiv, 420 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Biology and Ecology of Toxic Pufferfish Profile of Toxic Pufferfish Pufferfish Toxins Pufferfish Poisoning Pufferfish Aquariums Diseases and Parasites of Pufferfish and Their Management Nutritional Values of Pufferfish Pharmaceutical Values of Pufferfish Toxins.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771884396 20180213
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 associated poisonings of pufferfish. Importantly, the volume also explores the many uses of pufferfish, such as in aquariums, for their nutritional and culinary value, and for their emerging uses in the treatment of pain. Topics covered include: biology and ecology of pufferfishprofiles of the world's marine, brackish, and freshwater pufferfish speciescharacteristics of TTX (tetrodotoxin) and STX (saxitoxin) of pufferfishpufferfish poisoning and symptoms: treatment and managementaquarium uses of pufferfishnutritional and pharmaceutical values of pufferfishdiseases and parasites of pufferfish and their management.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771884396 20180213
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xiv, 371 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Biology and Ecology of Marine Stingrays Profile of Marine Stingrays Biology and Ecology of Freshwater Stingrays Profile of Freshwater Stingrays Stingray Injuries, Envenomation and Medical Management.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885386 20180205
This comprehensive book 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 reported, with 750 to 1,500 stingray injuries reported each year in the US alone. As more vacationers spend their leisure time exploring coasts and tropical reefs, often in isolated areas without immediate access to advanced health care, there will be greater potential for stingray injuries. A thorough understanding about the diversity of stingrays of marine and freshwater ecosystems and their injuries and envenomations would largely improve the public health community's ability to better manage and to prevent stingray injuries. This volume fills that gap. With over 200 photos and illustrations, this book shows the characteristics of venomous stingray families along with other profile information, such as common name, geographical distribution, diagnostic features, reproduction, predators, parasites, the International Union for Conservation of Nature's conservation status. Importantly, it includes valuable information on stingray injuries, envenomation, and medical management. This volume will be very informative for students of fisheries science, marine biology, aquatic biology, and environmental sciences, and will become a standard reference for marine professionals, health practitioners, and college and university libraries, and as a helpful on-board.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885386 20180205
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
x, 420 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Evolution. Evolution of the Parrotfishes: A Highly Modified Wrasse or Unique Family? Speciation and Biogeography of the Parrotfishes. Morphological Specialization of the Parrotfishes. Functional Diversity and Innovation Within the Skull of Parrotfishes. Biology. Nutritional Ecology of Parrotfishes. Age, Growth and Longevity of Parrotfishes. Reproduction of Parrotfishes. Vision and Color Patterns in Parrotfishes. Ecology. Linking Form to Function: the Unique Role of Parrotfishes on Coral Reefs. Functional Ecology of Parrotfishes: the Influence of Species, Size, and Temperature. Functional Variation Among Parrotfishes: Are They Complementary or Redundant? Bioerosion and Sediment Production. the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Parrotfishes as Coral Predators. Geographic Variation in the Composition and Function of Parrotfishes. Seasonal Dynamics of Algae and Parrotfish Grazing. the Role of Parrotfishes on Marginal Reef Systems. the Ecology of Parrotfishes on Low Coral Cover Reefs. Spatial Ecology of Parrotfishes. Fisheries and Conservation. Traditional Fisheries and the Conservation and Management of Parrotfishes. Marine Protected Areas, Trophic Cascades and Parrotfish Grazing on Caribbean Reefs. Marine Protected Areas, Trophic Cascades and Parrotfish Grazing on Indo-Pacific Reefs. Changes in Biodiversity and Functioning of Parrotfish Assemblages Following Disturbance. the Biology and Ecology of Parrotfishes: Emerging Topics and Future Directions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482224016 20180416
Parrotfish are found on almost every coral reef in the world. This ubiquity and uniqueness of their feeding action make them one of the most important groups of fishes within coral reef ecosystems. But why, exactly, are parrotfish so important to reefs? Can the evolution of a particular jaw morphology and feeding action really have had such a large impact on the health and functioning of the world's coral reefs? This book introduces the reader to this fascinating group of fishes (Labridae, Scarinae), from the morphological innovation of a jaw that has the power to bite through solid calcium carbonate, to the threats currently faced by parrotfish populations around the world. It contains new insights into their diet and food processing ability, and lifehistories, and concludes with an overview of emerging and future research directions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482224016 20180416
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xii, 88 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Intro.- 2. Blue carbon.- 3. Mitigation strategies.- 4. Adaptation and coping.- 5. A critical question: Will blue carbon projects make a difference?.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319916972 20180820
This work summarizes the science and management of a rapidly expanding topic in climate science, namely adaptation and mitigation. The term 'blue carbon' refers to the rates, pathways and volumes of greenhouse carbon sequestered in coastal estuarine and marine ecosystems such as salt marshes, mangroves and seagrass meadows. Blue carbon and its vital role in climate change mitigation are central to this book. Readers find summaries and analysis of both the basic scientific data and data from blue carbon field projects, and a practical guide on how to manage a successful blue carbon field project. There is a discussion on how to maximize the carbon sequestration and consideration of whether blue carbon projects make a difference. The work is not only of interest to scholars involved in climate science, but also those in the marine sciences, and those in ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry; geochemistry; estuarine and marine plant ecology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319916972 20180820
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
222 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Crabs are arguably the most widely kept group of pet invertebrates. They are integral to the marine aquarium hobby as clean-up crews and display animals. Fiddler crabs have been a mainstay of the hobby for half a century. Larger terrestrial species, including moon crabs and hermits, have been fostered as small terrarium animals nearly as long. Exotic beauties like the vampire and panther crabs are encountered at well-stocked freshwater shops today. Although crabs have been widely cared for, reliable literature on captive husbandry and reproduction is scarce and scattered. No other group of creatures is broken up into separate avocations (and disconnected literature) to such an extreme. Breeding the Vampire and Other Crabs is a compendium designed to look at these widely loved creatures as a whole and is molded by the experiences of a life-long crab enthusiast.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xv, 365 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • 1. Introduction-- 2. Senses, effectors and the brain-- 3. Body patterning and colour change-- 4. Feeding and foraging-- 5. Defence-- 6. Reproductive behaviour-- 7. Communication-- 8. The development of behaviour, learning and cognition-- 9. Ecological aspects of behaviour-- 10. Nautilus-- 11. Synthesis: brains, behaviour and the future.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521897853 20180416
With their large brains, elaborate sense organs and complex behaviour, cephalopods are among the world's most highly evolved invertebrates. This second edition summarises the wealth of exciting new research data stemming from over five hundred papers published since the first volume appeared. It adopts a comparative approach to causation, function, development and evolution as it explores cephalopod behaviour in natural habitats and the laboratory. Extensive colour and black-and-white photography illustrates various aspects of cephalopod behaviour to complement the scientific analysis. Covering the major octopus, squid and cuttlefish species, as well as the shelled Nautilus, this is an essential resource for undergraduate and advanced students of animal behaviour, as well as researchers new to cephalopods, in fields such as neuroscience and conservation biology. By highlighting the gaps in current knowledge, the text looks to inform and to stimulate further study of these enigmatic and beautiful animals.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521897853 20180416
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
viii, 252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 23 cm
  • AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The WatersSusquehanna RiverGunpowder RiverCorsica RiverPatuxent RiverPotomac RiverJames RiverSouthern Bay2. The PeopleHarry HughesParris GlendeningJohn GriffinBonnie BickMichael BeerCarole MorisonOoker Eskridge3. The WildlifeOystersDermo and MSXBlue CrabsStriped BassAmerican EelsSturgeon4. The PoliciesEnforcementPennsylvaniaAir Pollution versus Water PollutionAgricultureClimate ChangeAdvocacy and Pollution TradingAccountabilityConclusionNotesIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421424750 20180508
When Captain John Smith arrived in Virginia in 1607, he discovered a paradise in the Chesapeake Bay. In the centuries that followed, the Bay changed vastly-and not for the better. European landowners and enslaved Africans slashed, burned, and cleared the surrounding forests to grow tobacco. Watermen overfished oysters, shad, and sturgeon, decimating these crucial species. Baltimore, Washington, and Richmond used its rivers as urban sewers. By the 1960s, the Chesapeake was dying. A crossroads of life and culture, the Chesapeake straddles the North and the South, mixes salt water with fresh, and is home to about 18 million people and 3,600 species of animals and plants. Although recent cleanup efforts have improved its overall health, they have not been enough to save this national treasure. In The Chesapeake in Focus, award-winning writer Tom Pelton examines which environmental policies have worked and which have failed. Based on Pelton's extensive experience as a journalist and as the host of the public radio program The Environment in Focus, this sweeping book takes readers on a tour of the histories of the Chesapeake, as well as the ecological challenges faced by its major tributaries. It details the management of blue crabs, striped bass, and other delicious wildlife, profiles leaders and little-known characters involved in the restoration campaign, and warns of the dangers of anti-regulatory politics that threaten to reverse what has been accomplished. Looking to the future, Pelton offers a provocative vision of the hard steps that must be taken if we truly want to save the Bay.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781421424750 20180508
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xvii, 297 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Part I Introduction Chapter 1 The Promise and Need of Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation John A. Cigliano and Heidi L. Ballard Part II: The practice of marine and coastal citizen science for conservation Chapter 2 Defining the Baseline and Tracking Change in Seabird Populations: The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) Julia K Parrish, Kate Litle, Jane Dolliver, Todd Hass, Hillary Burgess, Erika Frost Charlie Wright and Timothy Jones Chapter 3 Using citizen science to address conservation issues related to climate change and coastal systems Jenny A Cousins, Mark Huxham, and Debbie Winton Chapter 4 Citizen Sentinels: The role of Citizen Scientists in Reporting and Monitoring Invasive Non-Native Species Jack Sewell and Jon Parr Chapter 5 Using citizen science to study the impact of vessel traffic on marine mammal populations Lei Lani Stelle Chapter 6. Marine Litter - bringing together citizen scientists from around the world Martin Thiel, Sunwook Hong, Jenna Jambeck, Magdalena Gatta, Daniela Honorato, Tim Kiessling, Katrin Knickmeier, and Katrin Kruse Chapter 7 Using Citizen Science to Inform Ocean and Coastal Resource Management Ryan Meyer, Erin Meyer, Leila Sievanen, and Amy Freitag Chapter 8 Engagement in Marine Conservation through Citizen Science: A Community-Based Approach to Eelgrass Restoration in Frenchman Bay, Maine, USA Jane E. Disney, Emma Fox, Anna Farrell, Carrie LeDuc, and Duncan Bailey Chapter 9 Citizen Science and Marine Policy Bryony L Townhill and Kieran Hyder Part III: The People and Perspectives of Marine and Coastal Citizen Science: Diverse Interests, Needs, and Benefits Chapter 10 Collaborating with indigenous citizen scientists towards sustainable coral reef management in a changing world: the One People One Reef Program Nicole L. Crane, John Rulmal, Jr., Peter Nelson, Michelle Paddack and Giacomo Bernardi Chapter 11 Engaging Youth and Schools in Coastal Citizen Science: Balancing Both Education and Science Goals Ann Wasser Chapter 12. Uniquely marine: snorkelers and divers as citizen scientists John A. Cigliano and April D. Ridlon Part IV Conclusions - Lessons Learned and Best Practices for marine and coastal conservation citizen science Chapter 13 Communication and Trust-Building with the Broader Public through Marine and Coastal Citizen Science Edd Hind, Greta T. Pecl and Christine A. Ward-Paige Chapter 14 Conclusions: Lessons Learned and Next Steps for Citizen Science in Marine and Coastal Conservation Heidi L. Ballard and John A. Cigliano.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138193222 20180129
In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen participation. This is the first book to provide much needed guidance and case studies from marine and coastal conservation. The novelty and rapid expansion of the field has created a demand for the discussion of key issues and the development of best practices. The book demonstrates the utility and feasibility, as well as limitations, of using marine and coastal citizen science for conservation, and by providing critical considerations (i.e.which questions and systems are best suited for citizen science), presents recommendations for best practices for successful marine and coastal citizen science projects. A range of case studies, for example, on monitoring of seabird populations, invasive species, plastics pollution, and the impacts of climate change, from different parts of the world, is included. Also included are discussions on engaging youth, indigenous communities, and divers and snorkelers as citizen scientists, as well as best practices on communication within citizen science, building trust with stakeholders, and informing marine policy as part of this exciting and empowering way of improving marine and coastal conservation. .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138193222 20180129
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
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  • Introduction : coral whisperers
  • Corals in the Anthropocene : an interview with Peter Sale
  • Coral scientists between hope and despair
  • Prophet of doom : an interview with Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
  • Bleached! placing death on record
  • The pristine is gone : coral reefs present and past : an interview with Jeremy Jackson
  • Nursing corals back to life : fragments of hope
  • Building bridges and trees in Florida's coral nurseries : an interview with Ken Nedimyer
  • Coral law under threat
  • Into the deep : the Cinderella of corals : an interview with J. Murray Roberts
  • The coral holobiont : hope and the genomic turn
  • A super coral scientist : an interview with Ruth Gates
  • Conclusion : coral scientists : an emotional race against time
  • List of interviews.
"In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world's precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today's coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral-reef ecosystems from the imminent threats of rapidly warming, acidifying, and polluted oceans. Coral Whisperers captures a critical moment in the history of coral-reef science. Based on over one hundred interviews with leading scientists and conservation managers, Irus Braverman documents a community caught in an existential crisis and alternating between despair and hope. In this important new book, corals emerge as signs and measures, but also as a way out of the projected collapse of life on earth"--Provided by publisher.
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xvi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Oceans of krill
  • Going with the floes
  • Labors of love
  • Bringing krill to life
  • Antarctic fast food
  • Eating krill
  • Conventional approaches
  • Krill futures.
An eminent krill scientist takes us on a journey through the dark, icy world of krill. Krill. It's a familiar word that conjures oceans, whales, and swimming crustaceans. Scientists say they are one of most abundant animals on the planet. But few can accurately describe krill or explain their ecological importance. Eminent krill scientist Stephen Nicol wants us to know more about these enigmatic creatures and how we can protect them as Antarctic ice melts. This engaging account takes us to the Southern Ocean to learn firsthand the difficulties and rewards of studying krill in their habitat. From his early education about the sex lives of krill in the Bay of Fundy to a krill tattoo gone awry, Nicol uses humor and personal stories to bring the biology and beauty of krill to life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781610918534 20180530
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xxxvii, 701 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Typology, Behaviour and Management of Cliffs and Bluffs on Western Black Sea Continental Margin (Emil Vespremeanu) "Environmental Sentinels" in the Service of Ecological Monitoring of the Marine Environment (Yuvenaly Zaitsev) Thalassotherapy II (Roger Charlier) Ups and Downs of the Venice of the North (Roger Charlier) Geomorphological Interpretation of Laser Airborne Depth Sounding on Continental Shelves (Charlie Finkl & Chris Makowski) On Romanian Assertiveness in Navigation on the Black Sea (14th to 20th Century) (Valentin Ciorbea) A new approach in autecological research (Stoica Godeanu & Nicolae Donita) The History of the Antarctic Expedition Belgica reflected in the Correspondence of the Chiefs of Army Staffs (Alexandru Marinescu)Romanian Hydrography - A History of Over 100 years (Romeo Bosneagu) Radioecology of the Black Sea Basin (Aleksandr Strezov) Development of International Cooperation in Oceanography: Incentives from Science, Services, Economy and Security (Gunnar Kullenberg) Creation of the End Product of Oceanographic Data of the Georgian Black Sea Area (Kakhaber Bilashvili & Zurab Savaneli)Flows of Phosphorus in the Deepwater Area of the Black Sea (Alexandr V. Parkhomenko) The Black Sea Dolphin Nephron Studied by Romanian Nobel Laureate George Emil Palade (Vasile Sarbu & Raluca Melihov)Dobrudja in Î ÎµÏ Î¿Ï Î¿Ï Î±Î¼Î¯Î± Ï á¿ Ï Î Ï Ï ÎµÏ Ï [Western Mesopotamia] (Marin Petrisor & Remus Bejan ) Dobrudja: A Unique, Intercultural and Spiritual Realm at the Black Sea (Elena Lazar & Henrieta Anioara Serban)The Present Contents of Gamma Radionuclides in Sediments from One of the Most Popular Beaches on The Black Sea Coast (Vasile Patrascu et al.)Tradioactive Content in Fish from Black Sea Caches. Its Impact on Population by Food Consumption (Vasile Patrascu et al.)The Granulometry of Sediments from Navodari-Mamaia Beach Area (Danut Diaconeasa & Silica Petrisoaia)Land and Water in the Food Economy of Romania (Aurel Lup)Methodological Approaches for Evaluation the Oil Hydcarbon Pollution in Marine Coastal Area (Sevastopol Region, Black Sea) (Tatyana S. Osadchaya) Shellfish Waters Directive 2006/113ec in Romanian Black Sea Coast (Daniela Mariana Rosioru et al.) The Sea, Cradle of Divine Spirituality (Constantin Jurca & Alina Galbeaza) New Insight into the Black Sea Basin, in the Light of the Reprocessing of Vintage Regional Seismic Data (Paolo Diviacco et al.) Assessment of the Driving Forces that are Governing the Meteo-Hydrological Regime on the Romanian Black Sea Coast (Emanuela Mihailov et al.)Ontological Researches in EU directives implementation: Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD - Directive 2008/56/EC) and Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP - Directive 2014/89/EU) (Iuliana Nichersu & Marian Tudor) Genetic Versus Han-type Algorithms for Maritime Transportation Problems (Doina Carp) A glance at the medical activity of "Prof. V.Sion" Hospital of Constantza in 1931 (Octavian Dumitru Unc) Environmental Impact of Sea-Dumped Chemical Warfare (Goran Kniewald) Cyanobacterial Molecular Diversity and Distribution in Brackish Waters of the Northwestern Black Sea (Elena Stoica) 210Po in the North-Western Part of the Black Sea: Distribution in Surface Water and Bottom Sediments, and Accumulation by Hydrobionts (Galina E. Lazorenko) Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846), from Invasive Species to Exploitable Resource in the Romanian Black Sea (Cristian Sorin Danilov et al.) Ornamental Fish Species of the Black Sea: The Syngnathids, A Family with Reversed Sex-Roles (Magda-Ioana Nenciu) NIMRD' Research in the World Ocean (Tania Zaharia et al.)Use of Digital Terrain Model for Evaluation of Beach Vulnerability on Romanian Coast (Alina Daiana Spinu et al. ) The Characteristic Ichthyofauna of the Romanian Marine Sites Within the Natura 2000 European Ecological Network (Valodia Maximov) Levels of Activity Concentration and Dose Rate on Biota from Alpha-Radioisotopes of Plutonium in the Black Sea Ecosystem (Nataliya N. Tereshchenko) Habitat of the Black Sea: A Review (Alexandrov Vladimir Vladimirovitch) Innovative Management Tool for Sustainable Marine Protected Areas (Mpas) Conservation: Danube Delta Study Case (Mariana Golumbeanu et al.) Radionuclides 137Cs and 90Sr in Components of the Black Sea Ecosystems: Contemporary Status and Prognosis (Natalya Mirzoyeva)Variation Hydrophysical and Biooptical Parameters in the Coastal Waters of Western Part Black Sea (Alexander S. Kukushkin)Assessment of Dolphins Population Abundance at the Romanian Black Sea Coast in 2013 (George Tiganov) Some Aspects of the Biology and the Present State of the Population of Protodorvillea kefersteini (Polychaeta: Dorvillidae) in the Coastal Zone of the Crimea (The Black Sea) (Vera Kopiy) Current Status of the Phytobenthic Communities from the Romanian Black Sea Coast (O. Marin) Assessment of the Ectoparasites Degree Infestation of the Main Marine Fishes on the Romanian Black Sea Coast (A. Totoiu & G. Radu) The State of Mesozooplankton in the Romanian Black Sea Coast During 2008-2015 (F. Timofte et al.) Indicators for the Assessment of Marine Ecosystem Services in Romania: A Preliminary Approach (V. Abaza et al.) The State of Phytoplankton Communities in the Romanian Black Sea Water Sea Coast (L. Boicenco et al.) Thigh-Resolution Water Mass Measurements Around Cold-Water Corals: A Comparative Test Study between Repeated Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) Casts and Continuous Data Acquisition of Bottom Waters from the Amorican Shelf, Atlantic (Wolf-Christian Dullo & Sascha Flogel) Post-Chernobyl Radioactivity in Romania: A Review (Constantin Dovlete)Archive Documents about the Beginning of the Activity at the Marine Biological Station, Prof. Dr. Ioan Borcea" Agigea (Virgil Coman)Evolution of the Means of Navigation on the Danube at the End of the 18th Century and the Beginning of the 20th Century (Alina Barbu & Mariana Pavaloiu)Organization for the Festschrift in Honor of Alexandru Bologa:(Photo of Alexandru Bologa)Preface from Charlie FinklList of Selected Publications of BologaPart I IntroductionPart II GeologyPart III PhysicsPart IV Radioactivity and RadioecologyPart V ChemistryPart VI Biology and MicrobiologyPart VII EcologyPart VIII History of OceanographyPart IX Miscellanea.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319575766 20171204
This book integrates a wide range of subjects into a coherent purview of the status of coastal marine science. Designed for the professional or specialist in coastal science, oceanography, and related disciplines, this work will appeal to workers in multidisciplinary fields that strive for practical solutions to environmental problems in coastal marine settings around the world. Examples are drawn from many different geographic areas, including the Black Sea region. Subject areas covered include aspects of coastal marine geology, physics, chemistry, biology, and history. These subject areas were selected because they form the basis for integrative investigation of salient environmental problems or perspective solutions or interpretation of historical context.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319575766 20171204
Marine Biology Library (Miller)


Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xxi, 361 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Introduction. Fundamentals of Marine Environment. Environmental Threats to Marine Ecosystems. Properties and Management of Coastal Zones. Intertidal Mudflat and Salt Marsh Conservation. Principles of Coastal Lagoons Management. Circulation and Management of Coastal Estuaries. Mangrove Swamps and Tropical Shorelines. Management of Tropical Coastal Ecosystems. Climatic and Anthropogenic Disturbances on Coral Reef. Fringing Reefs Management Challenges. Diversity of Marine Planktons and Management. Climate-Ocean Forcing on Marine Environment. Combating Invasive Species and Marine Health. Role of.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498767729 20180423
This book will illustrate the current status, trends and effects of climate, natural disturbances and anthropogenic stressors on marine ecosystems. It shows how to integrate different management tools and models in an up-to-date, multidisciplinary approach to environmental management. Through several case studies, it provides a powerful framework for identifying management tools and their applications in coral reefs, fisheries, migratory species, marine islands and associated ecosystems such as mangroves and sea grass beds, including their ecosystem services, the threats to their sustainability, and the actions needed to protect them.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498767729 20180423
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
xix, 417 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
An introductory overview of the functional biology of fish and how that may be affected by the contrasting habitat conditions within the aquatic environment. It describes the recent advances in comparative animal physiology which have greatly influenced our understanding of fish function as well as generating questions that have yet to be resolved. Fish taxa represent the largest number of vertebrates, with over 25,000 extant species. However, much of our knowledge, apart from taxonomy and habitat descriptions, has been based on relatively few of these species, usually those which live in fresh water and/or are of commercial interest. Unfortunately there has also been a tendency to base interpretation of fish physiology on that of mammalian systems, as well as to rely on a few type species of fish. This accessible textbook will redress the balance by using examples of fish from a wide range of species and habitats, emphasizing diversity as well as recognizing shared attributes with other vertebrates.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198785552 20180115
Marine Biology Library (Miller)