Books  Environmental Science  Oceanography 

Light Absorption in Sea Water

Series: Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library Volume: 33

By: Bogdan Wozniak and Jerzy Dera

452 pages, Figs, tabs, col plates


Hardback | Jun 2007 | #156719 | ISBN-13: 9780387307534
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £163.00 $199/€183 approx

About this book

This book provides a detailed description of light absorption and absorbents in seawaters with respect to provenance, region of the sea, depth of the occurrence and trophicity. The text is based on a substantial body of contemporary research results taken from the subject literature (over 400 references) and the work of the authors over a period of 30 years.


Introduction.- Light Absorption by Water Molecules and Inorganic Substances Dissolved in Seawater.- The Impact of Light on Organic Molecules: Physical Principles.- The Absorption of Light by Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Sea Water.- The Absorption of Light by Marine Suspended Particles.- A General Description.- Absorption of Light by Phytoplankton in the Sea.- Absorption of Light by Non-Algal particles.- References.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Ocean Worlds

Clearance price: £12.99 £19.99 (Save £7.00) $16/€15 approx

The Atlas of Coasts and Oceans

NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€19 approx

World Ocean Census

Clearance price: £7.50 £29.99 (Save £22.49) $9/€8 approx

Discovering The Deep

NHBS Price: £61.99 $76/€70 approx