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  • Preface.- 1. Sino-American Arctic Marine Resource Knowledge Networks and Governance.- 2. Transboundary Governance Capacity in the Arctic: A Framework for Inquiry.- 3. How Canadian and U.S. Arctic policies will adapt to the differing interests of the Nordic and Asian blocks on the Arctic Council.- 4. Reshaping Energy Governance in the Arctic? Assessing the Implications of LNG for European shipping companies.- 5. Much Ado About Nothing? Regulating Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean.- 6. Marine co-management through the Torngat Joint Fisheries Board.- 7. Bio-economic analysis for Arctic Marine Resource Management Policy.- 8. Technical and Institutional Change: Past and Future Transitions in Resource-Based Inuit Communities.- 9. Ballast water and invasive species in the Arctic.- 10. Arctic Port Development.- Conclu sions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319673646 20180514
This book is based on presentations from the Conference `Arctic Marine Resource Governance' held in Reykjavik Iceland in October 2015. The book is divided into four main themes: 1. Global management and institutions for Arctic marine resources 2. Resource stewards and users: local and indigenous co-management 3. Governance gaps in Arctic marine resource management and 4. Multi-scale, ecosystem-based, Arctic marine resource management'. The ecosystem changes underway in the Arctic region are expected to have significant impacts on living resources in both the short and long run, and current actions and policies adopted over such resource governance will have serious and ultimately irreversible consequences in the near and long terms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319673646 20180514
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  • Location of the Black Sea.- Location of the Black Sea in the World Ocean.- Location of the Black Sea in the Mediterranean Basins.- Geographical location of the Black Sea.- Consequences of the geographical location of the Black Sea.- Origin of the Black Sea Name.- Brief History of the Black Sea Scientific Knowledge.- Black Sea Basin Morphography and Morphometry.- Geomorphology of the Black Sea Basin.- Black Sea Water.- Physics and Chemistry of the Black Sea Water.- Hydrogen Sulphid in Black Sea Water.- Water Circulation in the Black Sea.- Water Masses.- Black Sea Sediments.- Life in the Black Sea.- Population and Black Sea Coastal Settlements.- Environmental Protection in the Black Sea.- International background.- Human pressure and environment degradation in the Black Sea.- Environmental protection in the Black.- Future of the Black Sea.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319708539 20180219
This book underpins the geography of the Black Sea, covering topics such as morphology, morphography, geology, and history of the Black Sea. It also discusses environmental aspects affecting the population in the Black Sea's coastal settlements and looks to the future of the Black Sea region. This book covers a gap in research in the field of world regional geography of the Black Sea by providing a comprehensive methodology and terminology to readers, students and teachers in the field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319708539 20180219
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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)
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1 online resource.
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1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
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1 online resource.
  • Ancient vs. Modern Oceans: Perspectives in a Climate Change Scenario Jorge E. Marcovecchio, Silvia G. De Marco and Walter D. Melo South Atlantic Circulation and Variability from a Data Assimilating Model Elbio D. Palma and Ricardo P. Matano The Issue of Fossil Fuels at The Ocean: Emissions to the Sea and Contribution to Global CO2 A.V. Botello, G. Ponce-Velez, L.A. Soto and F.S. Villanueva Continent Derived Metal Pollution Through Time: Challenges of the Global Ocean Luiz Drude de Lacerda and Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio Emerging Pollutants in the Global Change Scenario Bernd Markert, Stefan Franzle, Simone Wunschmann and Peter Menke-Gluckert Marine Debris: Problems and Solutions of the Changing Ocean H.B. Jayasiri Global Shipping, Ballast Water and Invasive Species Sami Souissi, Olivier Glippa and Hans-Uwe Dahms High Seas Deep-sea Fisheries under the Global Changing Trends Gui Manuel Machado Menezes and Eva Giacomello Globalization of the Antarctic seas: Pollution and Climate Change Perspectives. Rosalinda Carmela Montone, Cesar de Castro Martins, Marcos Henrique Maruch Tonelli, Tailisi Hoppe Trevizani, Marcia Caruso Bicego, Rubens Cesar Lopes Figueira, Ilana Elazari Klein Coaracy Wainer and Jorge E. Marcovecchio International Regulatory Responses to Global Challenges in Marine Pollution and Climate Change Yubing Shi and Dazhen Zhang.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482299434 20180521
This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global carbon dioxide, heavy metals, pesticides, plastics, emerging pollutants, and marine debris), global shipping and species invasion, global climate change in the Arctic and Antarctic environments, and regulatory responses to mitigate pollution and climate change in oceans.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482299434 20180521
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1 online resource (279 pages)
  • Ancient vs. Modern Oceans: Perspectives in a Climate Change Scenario Jorge E. Marcovecchio, Silvia G. De Marco and Walter D. Melo South Atlantic Circulation and Variability from a Data Assimilating Model Elbio D. Palma and Ricardo P. Matano The Issue of Fossil Fuels at The Ocean: Emissions to the Sea and Contribution to Global CO2 A.V. Botello, G. Ponce-Velez, L.A. Soto and F.S. Villanueva Continent Derived Metal Pollution Through Time: Challenges of the Global Ocean Luiz Drude de Lacerda and Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio Emerging Pollutants in the Global Change Scenario Bernd Markert, Stefan Franzle, Simone Wunschmann and Peter Menke-Gluckert Marine Debris: Problems and Solutions of the Changing Ocean H.B. Jayasiri Global Shipping, Ballast Water and Invasive Species Sami Souissi, Olivier Glippa and Hans-Uwe Dahms High Seas Deep-sea Fisheries under the Global Changing Trends Gui Manuel Machado Menezes and Eva Giacomello Globalization of the Antarctic seas: Pollution and Climate Change Perspectives. Rosalinda Carmela Montone, Cesar de Castro Martins, Marcos Henrique Maruch Tonelli, Tailisi Hoppe Trevizani, Marcia Caruso Bicego, Rubens Cesar Lopes Figueira, Ilana Elazari Klein Coaracy Wainer and Jorge E. Marcovecchio International Regulatory Responses to Global Challenges in Marine Pollution and Climate Change Yubing Shi and Dazhen Zhang.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482299434 20180521
This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global carbon dioxide, heavy metals, pesticides, plastics, emerging pollutants, and marine debris), global shipping and species invasion, global climate change in the Arctic and Antarctic environments, and regulatory responses to mitigate pollution and climate change in oceans.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482299434 20180521
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viii, 327 pages ; 24 cm
  • Ancient vs. Modern Oceans: Perspectives in a Climate Change Scenario Jorge E. Marcovecchio, Silvia G. De Marco and Walter D. Melo South Atlantic Circulation and Variability from a Data Assimilating Model Elbio D. Palma and Ricardo P. Matano The Issue of Fossil Fuels at The Ocean: Emissions to the Sea and Contribution to Global CO2 A.V. Botello, G. Ponce-Velez, L.A. Soto and F.S. Villanueva Continent Derived Metal Pollution Through Time: Challenges of the Global Ocean Luiz Drude de Lacerda and Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio Emerging Pollutants in the Global Change Scenario Bernd Markert, Stefan Franzle, Simone Wunschmann and Peter Menke-Gluckert Marine Debris: Problems and Solutions of the Changing Ocean H.B. Jayasiri Global Shipping, Ballast Water and Invasive Species Sami Souissi, Olivier Glippa and Hans-Uwe Dahms High Seas Deep-sea Fisheries under the Global Changing Trends Gui Manuel Machado Menezes and Eva Giacomello Globalization of the Antarctic seas: Pollution and Climate Change Perspectives. Rosalinda Carmela Montone, Cesar de Castro Martins, Marcos Henrique Maruch Tonelli, Tailisi Hoppe Trevizani, Marcia Caruso Bicego, Rubens Cesar Lopes Figueira, Ilana Elazari Klein Coaracy Wainer and Jorge E. Marcovecchio International Regulatory Responses to Global Challenges in Marine Pollution and Climate Change Yubing Shi and Dazhen Zhang.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482299434 20180521
This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global carbon dioxide, heavy metals, pesticides, plastics, emerging pollutants, and marine debris), global shipping and species invasion, global climate change in the Arctic and Antarctic environments, and regulatory responses to mitigate pollution and climate change in oceans.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482299434 20180521
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Book
1 online resource (323 pages) : illustrations (some color).
  • Part 1. Introduction.- 1. Recent Trends in Ocean Observations.- Part 2. Surface Observations.- 2. Observing Surface Meteorology and Air-Sea Fluxes.- 3. Drifter Technology and Impacts for Sea Surface Temperature, Sea-Level Pressure and Ocean Circulation Studies.- 4. Origin, Tranformation and Measurement of Waves in Ocean.- Part 3. Subsurface Observations.- 5. Oceanographic Floats- Principles of Operation.- 6. . Measuring Ocean Turbulence.- 7. New Science and Novel Approaches Enabled by Autonomous Gliders.- 8. Advances in In-Situ Ocean Measurements.- Part 4. Remote Sensing.- 9. Ocean Remote Sensing: Concept to Realization for Physical Oceanographic Studies.- 10. Near Real-time Underwater Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Natural and Anthropogenic Sounds.- 11. Data Return Aspects of CODAR and WERA High Frequency Radars in Mapping Currents.- Part 5. Data (Data Management).- 12. Sensor Performance and Data Quality Control.- 13. Near Real Time Data Recovery from Oceanographic Moorings.- 14. Managing Metocean In Situ Data in the WMO Framework.- Part 6. Societal Applilications.- 15. Applications of Ocean In-Situ Observations and its Societal Relevance.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319664927 20180521
This book provides contributions from leading experts on the integration of novel sensing technologies to yield unprecedented observations of coupled biological, chemical, and physical processes in the ocean from the macro to micro scale. Authoritative entries from experts around the globe provide first-hand information for oceanographers and researchers looking for solutions to measurement problems. Ocean observational techniques have seen rapid advances in the last few years and this book addresses the need for a single overview of present and future trends in near real time and real time. First the past, present and future scenarios of ocean observational tools and techniques are elucidated. Then this book divides into three modes of ocean observations: surface, upper ocean and deep ocean. This is followed by data quality and modelling. Collecting a summary of methods and applications, this book provides first-hand information for oceanographers and researchers looking for solutions to measurement problems. This book is also suitable for final year undergraduate students or beginning graduate students in ocean engineering, oceanography and various other engineering students (such as Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, and Bioengineering) who are interested in specializing their skills towards modern measurements of the ocean.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319664927 20180521
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1 online resource () : color illustrations. Digital: text file; PDF.
  • Part 1. Introduction.- 1. Recent Trends in Ocean Observations.- Part 2. Surface Observations.- 2. Observing Surface Meteorology and Air-Sea Fluxes.- 3. Drifter Technology and Impacts for Sea Surface Temperature, Sea-Level Pressure and Ocean Circulation Studies.- 4. Origin, Tranformation and Measurement of Waves in Ocean.- Part 3. Subsurface Observations.- 5. Oceanographic Floats- Principles of Operation.- 6. . Measuring Ocean Turbulence.- 7. New Science and Novel Approaches Enabled by Autonomous Gliders.- 8. Advances in In-Situ Ocean Measurements.- Part 4. Remote Sensing.- 9. Ocean Remote Sensing: Concept to Realization for Physical Oceanographic Studies.- 10. Near Real-time Underwater Passive Acoustic Monitoring of Natural and Anthropogenic Sounds.- 11. Data Return Aspects of CODAR and WERA High Frequency Radars in Mapping Currents.- Part 5. Data (Data Management).- 12. Sensor Performance and Data Quality Control.- 13. Near Real Time Data Recovery from Oceanographic Moorings.- 14. Managing Metocean In Situ Data in the WMO Framework.- Part 6. Societal Applilications.- 15. Applications of Ocean In-Situ Observations and its Societal Relevance.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319664927 20180521
This book provides contributions from leading experts on the integration of novel sensing technologies to yield unprecedented observations of coupled biological, chemical, and physical processes in the ocean from the macro to micro scale. Authoritative entries from experts around the globe provide first-hand information for oceanographers and researchers looking for solutions to measurement problems. Ocean observational techniques have seen rapid advances in the last few years and this book addresses the need for a single overview of present and future trends in near real time and real time. First the past, present and future scenarios of ocean observational tools and techniques are elucidated. Then this book divides into three modes of ocean observations: surface, upper ocean and deep ocean. This is followed by data quality and modelling. Collecting a summary of methods and applications, this book provides first-hand information for oceanographers and researchers looking for solutions to measurement problems. This book is also suitable for final year undergraduate students or beginning graduate students in ocean engineering, oceanography and various other engineering students (such as Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, and Bioengineering) who are interested in specializing their skills towards modern measurements of the ocean.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319664927 20180521
Software/Multimedia
1 online resource (801 p.) : ill. (some col).
"This book is an extended and substantially updated edition of the previous book editions published in 1996 and 2013 under the same title. The 3rd edition is a one-volume, modern and comprehensive overview of the current knowledge of regular and random ocean surface waves in deep waters and in coastal zones. Since the previous editions many new theoretical advances have been made in the physical understanding and analytical and numerical treatment of various ocean wave problems. The revisions and supplements demanded by these advances have been substantial, therefore the scope of the book has been extended by adding a new chapter and substantially supplementing others. All chapters of the book have been rewritten to include and describe in detail many new discoveries made since the completion of the previous editions. In this 3rd edition a comprehensive and updated overview of the fundamentals of the regular wave mechanics, as well as the spectral and statistical properties of random waves are given. Except for the updated chapters dedicated to tsunami and extreme waves, a new chapter dealing with other types of impulsive waves starting from rest, are also included. The air-sea interaction processes as well as the last improvements in ocean wave modelling and presently available wave prediction models (WAM, WAVEWATCH III, UMWM, NEMO) are thoroughly discussed and their applications are demonstrated. The review of the present ocean observation methods encompasses the modern sea-truthing, as well as applications of data from presently operating marine satellites. In this revised edition, chapters on the behavior of surface waves in the vegetated environments such as coral reef, mangrove forest, seaweed and seagrass areas are substantially extended and updated to include the last discoveries. The explanations in the book are self-contained and detailed enough to capture the interest of the potential readers and to prompt them to explore the research literature. The list of rapidly growing number of the recent papers on the ocean waves has been extended substantially, up to about 900 titles."--Publisher's website.
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392 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Hoare brings readers on a journey in pursuit of human and animal stories of the sea. Along the way, he encounters drowned poets and eccentric artists, modernist writers and era-defining performers, wild utopians and national heroes famous or infamous, who are all surprisingly, and sometimes fatally, linked to the sea."--Provided by publisher.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226560526 20180521
Green Library
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1 online resource.
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xxix, 262 pages : illustrations (mostly color), portrait ; [ca. 23-29] cm
  • List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgments Author Introduction Basic Definition Instrument Performance Data Processing, Analysis, and Interpretation Theoretical Aspect Historical Chronology Objectives of This Book Ocean Phenomena Introduction Structure of the Ocean-Atmosphere Interface Classification of Surface Waves Generation and Statistics of Wind Waves Wave Breaking and Disperse Media Thermohaline Finestructure Double-Diffusive Convection and Instabilities Self-Similarity and Turbulent Intrusions Summary Microwave Emission of the Ocean Main Factors and Mechanisms Dielectric Properties of Seawater Influence of Surface Waves and Wind Impact of Breaking Waves Contributions from Foam, Whitecap, Bubbles, and Spray Measuring the (Sub)Surface Turbulence Emissivity of Oil Spills and Pollutions Influence of Atmosphere Summary Simulation and Prediction of Ocean Data Basic Description Multifactor Microwave Model Mathematical Formulation Examples of Data Simulations Composition Multiband Imagery Data Fusion Summary. High-Resolution Multiband Techniques and Observations Introduction Historical Background Basic Concept Analysis of Microwave Data Observations Summary Applications for Advanced Studies. Surface Disturbances and Instabilities (Sub)Surface Wakes Wave-Wave Interactions Thermohaline Anomaly Internal Waves Wave Breaking Patterns Summary Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498767774 20171218
  • List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Acknowledgments. Author. Introduction. Ocean Phenomena. Microwave Emission of the Ocean. Simulation and Prediction of Ocean Data. High-Resolution Multiband Techniques and Observations. Applications for Advanced Studies. Summary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498767767 20171218
This book demonstrates the capabilities of passive microwave technique for enhanced observations of ocean features, including the detection of (sub)surface events and/or disturbances while laying out the benefits and boundaries of these methods. It represents not only an introduction and complete description of the main principles of ocean microwave radiometry and imagery, but also provides guidance for further experimental studies. Furthermore, it expands the analysis of remote sensing methods, models, and techniques and focuses on a high-resolution multiband imaging observation concept. Such an advanced approach provides readers with a new level of geophysical information and data acquisition granting the opportunity to improve their expertise on advanced microwave technology, now an indispensable tool for diagnostics of ocean phenomena and disturbances.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498767774 20171218
Book
1 online resource (274 pages) : illustrations, tables
  • Introduction :Andrey Makarychev and Klaus Segbers PART I: SECURITY RESURFACED: REBORDERING ON THE HORIZON? Chapter 1 Practising Baltic security at the overlap of the European and the post-Soviet societies of states Thomas Linsenmaier Chapter 2 The Baltic Sea Region: From a hinge between Russia and the West to a rhizomatic information channel Aki-Mauri Huhtinen Chapter 3 Security Dynamics in the Baltic Sea Region before and after the Ukraine Crisis Elena Kropacheva PART 2: RETYING THE REGION, UNLOCKING THE BORDERS: INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNANCE Chapter 4 Regional cooperation with an uncooperative hegemon: the case of the Baltic Sea Region Dovile Jakniunaite and Zivile Marija Vaicekauskaite Chapter 5 When Left and Right Is a Matter of Identity: Overlapping political dimensions in Estonia and Latvia Kjetil Duvold Chapter 6 Russian speaking community in Estonia: Legal, political and security analysis Thomas Hoffmann and Andrey Makarychev Chapter 7 Baltic Region and Central Asia: what does it take to make a region? A critical perspective. Anastasia Vishnevskaya PART 3: INCLUSIONS AND MOBILITIES: CULTURAL STRATEGIES OF BORDER-(UN)LOCKING Chapter 8 Shaping Estonian: national identity in film, art and singing Alexandra Yatsyk Chapter 9 The "Russian World" and the Securitization of Identity Boundaries in Latvia Angela Kachuyevski Chapter 10 (Re)-Drawing Borders: Russia and the Baltic states Elizaveta Gaufman.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781352000139 20180521
This book focuses on the recent political trajectories within the Baltic Sea Region from one of the success stories of regionalism in Europe to a potential area of military confrontation between Russia and NATO. The authors closely examine the following issues: new security challenges for the region stemming from Russia's staunch anti-EU and anti-NATO polices, institutions and practices of multi-level governance in the region, and different cultural strategies that regional actors employ. The common threads of this innovative volume are issues of changing borders and boundaries in the region, and logics of inclusion and exclusion that shape its political contours. From diverse disciplinary and methodological positions the authors explain policies of specific Baltic Sea states, as well as structural matters that make them a region.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781352000139 20180521
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1 online resource.
  • Grand Challenges in Marine Biogeochemistry Eric P. Achtenberg A Statistical Gap-Filling Method to Interpolate Global Monthly Surface Ocean Carbon Dioxide Data Steve D. Jones, Corinne Le Quere, Christian Rodenbeck, Andrew C. Manning and Are Olsen The Seasonal Sea-Ice Zone in the Glacial Southern Ocean as a Carbon Sink Andrea Abelmann, Rainer Gersonde, Gregor Knorr, Xu Zhang, Bernhard Chapligin, Edith Maier, Oliver Esper, Hans Friedrichsen, Gerrit Lohmann, Hanno Meyer and Ralf Tiedemann On the Influence of Interseasonal Sea Surface Temperature on Surface Water pCO2 at 49.0 DegreesN/16.5 DegreesW and 56.5 DegreesN/52.6 DegreesW in the North Atlantic Ocean Nsikak U. Benson, Oladele O. Osibanjo, Francis E. Asuquo and Winifred U. Anake Carbon Export by Small Particles in the Norwegian Sea Giorgio Dall'Olmo and Kjell Arne Mork Ubiquitous Healthy Diatoms in the Deep Sea Confirm Deep Carbon Injection by the Biological Pump S. Agusti, J. I. Gonzalez-Gordillo, D. Vaque, M. Estrada, M. I. Cerezo, G. Salazar, J. M. Gasol and C. M. Duarte Carbon Export Efficiency and Phytoplankton Community Composition in the Atlantic Sector of the Arctic Ocean Frederic A. C. Le Moigne, Alex J. Poulton, Stephanie A. Henson, Chris J. Daniels, Glaucia M. Fragoso, Elaine Mitchell, Sophie Richier, Benjamin C. Russell, Helen E. K. Smith, Geraint A. Tarling, Jeremy R. Young and Mike Zubkov Ocean Warming-Acidification Synergism Undermines Dissolved Organic Matter Assembly Chi-Shuo Chen, Jesse M. Anaya, Eric Y-T Chen, Erik Farr and Wei-Chun Chin Ocean Acidification with (De)Eutrophication Will Alter Future Phytoplankton Growth and Succession Kevin J. Flynn, Darren R. Clark, Aditee Mitra, Heiner Fabian, Per J. Hansen, Patricia M. Glibert, Glen L. Wheeler, Diane K. Stoecker, Jerry C. Blackford and Colin Brownlee Coccolithophore Calcification Response to Past Ocean Acidification and Climate Change Sarah A. O'Dea, Samantha J. Gibbs, Paul R. Bown, Jeremy R. Young, Alex J. Poulton, Cherry Newsam and Paul A. Wilson Near-Shore Antarctic pH Variability has Implications for the Design of Ocean Acidification Experiments Lydia Kapsenberg, Amanda L. Kelley, Emily C. Shaw, Todd R. Martz and Gretchen E. Hofmann.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885362 20171121
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. 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. Marine ecosystems are being increasingly threatened by growing human pressures, including climate change. Understanding the consequences that climate change may have is crucial to predict the future of our oceans. Rising temperatures and ocean acidification may profoundly alter the mode of matter and energy transformation in marine ecosystems, which could have irreversible consequences for our planet on ecological timescales. For that reason, the scientific community has engaged in the grand challenge of studying the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change, which has emerged as a relevant field of science. The book is broken into four sections: Understanding the Importance of Ocean BiogeochemistryQuantifying Oceanic Carbon VariablesPhytoplankton and Oceanic Carbon Cycle Ocean Acidification Edited by a researcher with many years of experience and with contributions from scientists from around the world, this volume explores the most important topics on climate change and oceanic carbon cycling.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885362 20171121
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1 online resource : text file, PDF
  • Grand Challenges in Marine Biogeochemistry Eric P. Achtenberg A Statistical Gap-Filling Method to Interpolate Global Monthly Surface Ocean Carbon Dioxide Data Steve D. Jones, Corinne Le Quere, Christian Rodenbeck, Andrew C. Manning and Are Olsen The Seasonal Sea-Ice Zone in the Glacial Southern Ocean as a Carbon Sink Andrea Abelmann, Rainer Gersonde, Gregor Knorr, Xu Zhang, Bernhard Chapligin, Edith Maier, Oliver Esper, Hans Friedrichsen, Gerrit Lohmann, Hanno Meyer and Ralf Tiedemann On the Influence of Interseasonal Sea Surface Temperature on Surface Water pCO2 at 49.0 DegreesN/16.5 DegreesW and 56.5 DegreesN/52.6 DegreesW in the North Atlantic Ocean Nsikak U. Benson, Oladele O. Osibanjo, Francis E. Asuquo and Winifred U. Anake Carbon Export by Small Particles in the Norwegian Sea Giorgio Dall'Olmo and Kjell Arne Mork Ubiquitous Healthy Diatoms in the Deep Sea Confirm Deep Carbon Injection by the Biological Pump S. Agusti, J. I. Gonzalez-Gordillo, D. Vaque, M. Estrada, M. I. Cerezo, G. Salazar, J. M. Gasol and C. M. Duarte Carbon Export Efficiency and Phytoplankton Community Composition in the Atlantic Sector of the Arctic Ocean Frederic A. C. Le Moigne, Alex J. Poulton, Stephanie A. Henson, Chris J. Daniels, Glaucia M. Fragoso, Elaine Mitchell, Sophie Richier, Benjamin C. Russell, Helen E. K. Smith, Geraint A. Tarling, Jeremy R. Young and Mike Zubkov Ocean Warming-Acidification Synergism Undermines Dissolved Organic Matter Assembly Chi-Shuo Chen, Jesse M. Anaya, Eric Y-T Chen, Erik Farr and Wei-Chun Chin Ocean Acidification with (De)Eutrophication Will Alter Future Phytoplankton Growth and Succession Kevin J. Flynn, Darren R. Clark, Aditee Mitra, Heiner Fabian, Per J. Hansen, Patricia M. Glibert, Glen L. Wheeler, Diane K. Stoecker, Jerry C. Blackford and Colin Brownlee Coccolithophore Calcification Response to Past Ocean Acidification and Climate Change Sarah A. O'Dea, Samantha J. Gibbs, Paul R. Bown, Jeremy R. Young, Alex J. Poulton, Cherry Newsam and Paul A. Wilson Near-Shore Antarctic pH Variability has Implications for the Design of Ocean Acidification Experiments Lydia Kapsenberg, Amanda L. Kelley, Emily C. Shaw, Todd R. Martz and Gretchen E. Hofmann.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781771885379 20171218
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. 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. Marine ecosystems are being increasingly threatened by growing human pressures, including climate change. Understanding the consequences that climate change may have is crucial to predict the future of our oceans. Rising temperatures and ocean acidification may profoundly alter the mode of matter and energy transformation in marine ecosystems, which could have irreversible consequences for our planet on ecological timescales. For that reason, the scientific community has engaged in the grand challenge of studying the variables and consequences of oceanic carbon cycling in the context of climate change, which has emerged as a relevant field of science. The book is broken into four sections: Understanding the Importance of Ocean BiogeochemistryQuantifying Oceanic Carbon VariablesPhytoplankton and Oceanic Carbon Cycle Ocean Acidification Edited by a researcher with many years of experience and with contributions from scientists from around the world, this volume explores the most important topics on climate change and oceanic carbon cycling.
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  • 1. Bridging the science-policy interface: adaptive solutions in the Anthropocene / J.M. Sullivan, E.B. Cerny-Chipman, A.A. Rosenberg, J. Lubchenco
  • 2. Climate variability, climate change, and conservation in a dynamic ocean / M.L. Pinsky, R.L. Selden
  • 3. The future species of Anthropocene seas / N.K. Dulvy, H.K. Kindsvater
  • 4. How can the oceans help feed 9 billion people? / J.Z. Koehn, E.H. Allison, N. Franz, E.S. Wiegers
  • 5. Social resilience in the Anthropocene ocean / E.M. Finkbeiner, K.L.L. Oleson, J.N. Kittinger
  • 6. Principles for interdisciplinary conservation / H.M. Leslie
  • 7. Creating space for community in marine conservation and management: mapping "communities-at-sea" / K. St. Martin, J. Olson
  • 8. Conservation actions at global and local scales in marine social-ecological systems: status, gaps, and ways forward / N.C. Ban, C. Whitney, T.E. Davies, E. Buscher, D. Lancaster, L. Eckert, C. Rhodes, A.L. Jacob
  • 9. Ocean cultures: Northwest coast ecosystems and indigenous management systems / D.L. Mathews, N.J. Turner
  • 10. Blurred lines: what's a non-native species in the Anthropocene ocean? / I.M. Cote
  • 11. Can ecosystem services make conservation normal and commonplace? / K.M.A. Chan, P. Olmsted, N. Bennett, S.C. Klain, E.A. Williams
  • 12. Beyond privatization: rethinking fisheries stewardship and conservation in the North Pacific / R. Donkersloot, C. Carothers
  • 13. Addressing socioecological tipping points and safe operating spaces in the Anthropocene / B.S. Halpern
  • 14. Stakeholder participation in marine management: the importance of transparency and rules for participation / C. Rockmann, M. Kraan, D. Goldsborough, L. van Hoof
  • 15. Marine conservation as complex cooperative and competitive human interactions / S. Basurto, E. Blanco, M. Nenadovic, B. Vollan
  • 16. Transdisciplinary research for conservation and sustainable development planning in the Caribbean / K.K. Arkema, M. Ruckelshaus
  • 17. Social-ecological trade-offs in Baltic Sea fisheries management / R. Voss, M.F. Quaas, J. Hoffmann, J.O. Schmidt
  • 18. Human rights and the sustainability of fisheries / S.G. Lewis, A. Alifano, M. Boyle, M. Mangel
  • 19. Implications of a changing climate for food sovereignty in coastal British Columbia / T. Satterfield, L. Robertson, N. Vadeboncoeur, A. Pitts
  • 20. The future of modelling to support conservation decisions in the Anthropocene ocean / E.E. Plaganyi, E.A. Fulton
  • 21. The big role of coastal communities and small-scale fishers in ocean conservation / A. Charles
  • 22. Innovations in collaborative science: advancing citizen science, crowdsourcing and participatory modeling to understand and manage marine social-ecological systems / S. Gray, S. Scyphers
  • 23. Looking forward: interconnectedness in the Anthropocene ocean / M.R. Poe, P. Levin.
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  • 1. Introducing the marine economy / 2.The marine economy: An International perspective/ 3. Accounting the marine economy: Capturing Economic change through time series data / 4. The marine sector and the regions / 5. The economic impact of the marine sector on the regions: A Location Quotient Approach / 6. Regional development and marine clusters / 7. Marine clusters: specialization or diversity? / 8. From national to regional to local: a spatial microsimulation model for the marine / 9. The marine sector: a panacea in peripheral or deprived areas? Some reflections. / 10. Conclusion.
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This book extends the current international interest in the conceptualization of the marine sector to explore its importance of at different geographical scales: from the national, to regional and small area analysis within the context of base theory, New Economic Geography, agglomeration theory, industrial cluster policy and small area level analysis. In conjunction with each spatial scale and its associated theories, a number of computational methods are used to explore the economic impact of the marine resource. Input-Output tables will be used to demonstrate how the direct and indirect economic impact of the marine sector may be measured at the national level. Location Quotients will be used to regionalize these input-output tables, allowing a regional level analysis of the importance of the marine sector. Finally, a spatial microsimulation model will be used to examine the impact of the sector at the small area level. In a time, where societal impact is increasingly important, this book is of interest to policy makers, both academic and planner practitioners, physical scientists interested in estimating the impact of research on society and the wider social sciences including geography and sociology. In engaging a wide audience this book also aims to bridge some of the gaps encountered by those carrying out inter-and multi-disciplinary research by conceptualizing the marine as a commercial resource that requires management and planning. This book aims to engage academics, professionals and policy-makers on the importance of the marine resource to society.
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