The Oceanography of the Eastern English Channel: Past, Present and Future, volume 90 in the Advances in Marine Biology series, is the latest release in a series that has been providing in-depth and up-to-date reviews on all aspects of marine biology since 1963. Readers will find updates on many topics that will appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology and biological oceanography. Chapters in this new release include Marine Environmental DNA: Approaches, Applications, and Opportunities, and The Biology and Ecology of the Banana Prawns.
Professor Charles Sheppard holds a half-time position of Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Warwick, UK. For the remainder of his time, he works for a range of UN, governmental and aid agencies on tropical marine and coastal development issues. He advises several governments on marine and coastal management and science, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories. He has organised and led the scientific input to the 2010 creation of the world's largest fully protected marine reserve, in the Chagos archipelago, the Indian Ocean, where a lot of his research has been focussed. The other main geographical area of research is the Arabian region. PhD University of Durham 1976.