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Biogeochemistry of Marine Systems

Series: Sheffield Biological Sciences Series Volume: 13

Edited By: Kenneth D Black and Graham B Shimmield

372 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Oct 2003 | #132387 | ISBN: 1841273279
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NHBS Price: £216.00 $275/€258 approx

About this book

Up-to-date review of marine ecosystem resilience in the face of environmental disturbance or climate change.

[The book] gives an unusual and unique perspective...This is a well written, up-to-date review of the fundamental mechanisms and interactions operating in some representative marine systems...The book could serve as a nice introduction, reference guide, and source of current literature for students and researchers... ...the book certainly provides a comprehensive introduction to the major biogeochemical processes operating in the various systems presented, and it serves as a great starting point for anyone interested in learning more about and conducting research in these specific marine systems. The bottom line: this book is a wonderful research for students or researchers Oceanography Vol 17(4), December 2004


Contents

1. Mangroves of Southeast Asia Marianne Holmer, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark 2. Coral reefs Marlin Atkinson and J.L. Falter, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii SOEST, Kaneohe, Hawaii 3. Fjords Jens M. Skei, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway, B. McKee, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA and B. Sundby, McGill University, Montreal, Canada 4. The Eastern Mediterranean Michael Krom, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK, Steven Groom, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK and Tamar Zohary, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Ltd, Migdal, Israel 5. The Arctic seas Michael L. Carroll and JoLynn Carroll, Akvaplan-niva Polar Environmental Center, Tromso, Norway 6. The Arabian Sea S.W.A. Naqvi, Hema Naik and P.V. Narvekar, National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India 7. The Northeastern Pacific abyssal plain Angelos K. Hannides and Craig R. Smith, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 8. Deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold seeps Richard J. Leveille and S. Kim Juniper, GEOTOP - Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada 9. Influence of nutrient biogeochemistry on the ecology of Northwest European shelf seas Paul Tett, School of Life Sciences, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK and David J. Hydes and Richard Sanders, Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK References Index

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