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Marine Pollution

By: Robert B Clark

237 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Mar 2001 | Edition: 5 | #116108 | ISBN: 0198792921
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Gives a clear and objective introduction to the damage inflicted by human activities on the seas and coastal environments. The various types of waste, their effects and their impacts on fisheries and human health are described, and case histories from the North Sea, the Baltic, the Mediterranean, the Caspian, and the Caribbean are covered.

The definitive book in its field. Aslib Book Guide


1. What is pollution?; 2. Measuring change; 3. Oxygen-demanding wastes; 4. Oil pollution; 5. Metals; 6. Halogenated hydrocarbons; 7. Radioactivity; 8. Dredgings, solids, plastics, and heat; 9. The state of some seas; Further reading

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