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Practical Handbook of Marine Science

Handbook / Manual

Series: Marine Science Series (CRC) Volume: 24

Edited By: Michael J Kennish

876 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 3 | #128342 | ISBN: 0849323916
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NHBS Price: £147.00 $185/€175 approx

About this book

Overview of recent developments in marine biology, marine chemistry, marine geology, marine pollution and physical oceanography. Contains a completely revised text to reflect the latest knowledge in marine science, extensive references from recent sources (1995-2000), current tables, and a wealth of new illustrations and tables.

From the publisher's announcement:

As a practicing professional in the field of marine science you need easily accessible, accurate and up-to-date information at your fingertips. Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition provides a comprehensive reference containing the critical information necessary to meet the multidisciplinary research needs of all marine scientists, researchers, and anyone involved in managing marine resources. Consisting of a user-friendly multi-sectional format, this single volume databook offers extensive, illustrative, and tabular reference material covering all the major disciplines related to the sea.

What's new in the New Edition
Presented in an easy-to-use, logically arranged format Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition serves as a quick reference to all disciplines of marine science. While building on the strong base provided by the previous editions, this is a completely updated version that includes:
o Completely revised text to reflect the latest knowledge in marine science
o Extensive references from recent sources (1995-2000)
o Current tables
o A wealth of new illustrations and tables

Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, this handbook covers a wide range of topics and is a quick and easy reference to a multitude of marine science subjects. Although this state-of-the art reference has been designed for marine scientists; administrators and other professionals who deal with the management of marine resources - and the investigation of anthropogenic impacts on marine systems - will find the information accessible and useful. The Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Third Edition is your first resource when you need current, concise, and detailed data.


Contents

Physiography. Marine Chemistry. Physical Oceanography. Marine Geology. Marine Biology. Marine Pollution and Other Anthropogenic Impacts

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