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Oceans 2020: Science, Trends, and the Challenge of Sustainability

Edited By: JG Field, G Hempel and CP Summerhayes

365 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Island Press

Paperback | Aug 2002 | #133300 | ISBN: 1559634707
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Comprehensive assessment of important science and societal issues that are likely to arise in marine science and ocean management in the first 20 years of the 21st century. The text brings together the world's ocean scientists and researchers to analyze the state of marine science and technology, identify key scientific issues for sustainable development, and evaluate the capability of scientists, governments and private-sector stakeholders to respond to those issues.

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J. G. Field is professor in the zoology department at the University of Cape Town in Rondebosch, South Africa and president of the Paris-based International Council for Science (ICSU). G. Hempel is professor emeritus at the University of Kiel and science advisor to the Senate of Bremen in Germany. C. P. Summerhayes is director of the GOOS Project Office at the IOC in Paris.

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