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Oceanography of the East Sea (Japan Sea)

Gives an overview of all the previous research done on marginal seas and especially the East Japan Sea
Presents new research done on the East Japan Sea in an organized way
Details all aspects of climate Change impacts in various fields (physical OCeanography, Chemical Oceanography, Biology and Fishery and Marine Geology) applied to marginal seas

By: Kyung-Il Chang (Editor), Chang-Ik Zhang (Editor), Chul Park (Editor), Dong-Jin Kang (Editor), Se-Jong Ju (Editor), Sang-Hoon Lee (Editor), Mark Wimbush (Editor)

460 pages, 68 colour & 82 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Oct 2015 | #226446 | ISBN-13: 9783319227191
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NHBS Price: £89.99 $110/€101 approx

About this book

Oceanography of the East Sea (Japan Sea) reviews the research in various fields of oceanography on the responses of the East Japan Sea to climate change. The uniqueness of the East Japan Sea comes from the rapid and amplified response to climate change, which includes long-terms trends of physical and chemical parameters at a rate that almost doubles or even higher the global rate. This book aims to provide in an organized way the results from the previously published knowledge but also to introduce an updated view of the research recently carried out. Oceanography of the East Sea (Japan Sea) is divided into several parts that comprise the physical, chemical, biological, and geological aspects of the region and fisheries. This book is made for researchers and students working on climate variability as well as for the oceanography community working on world's marginal seas. The research presented in this work will also benefit to researchers from other fields such as social scientists and environmentalists, and also policy makers.


- Introduction
- History
- Geography
- Physical Oceanography
- Introduction
- Circulation
- Water masses
- Inflow-outflow system
- Air-Sea Interaction
- High frequency variation
- Remote Sensing
- Chemical Oceanography
- Introduction
- Nutrients and dissolved oxygen
- Carbon cycle
- Trace elements
- Tracer geochemistry
- Sediment Geochemistry
- Mass Balance and Box Model
- Biology & Fisheries
- Introduction
- Phytoplankton & Primary Production
- Microbiology
- Zooplankton
- Benthic Algae
- Fish & Fisheries
- Benthos & Benthic Process
- Mammals
- Food Web
- Marine Geology
- Introduction
- Physiography
- Geophysics
- Stratigraphy
- Paleoceanography
- Sedimentary environments

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