About this book
A comprehensive environmental review of the seas of the world, examining all aspects of man's interaction. Each sea is covered by a chapter written by experts and following a common format. Subjects covered include: Landfill and its effects; pollutant discharges over time; effects of pollutants on biota and food chains; effects of over-fishing; consequences of sequestration of pollutants in sediments; routes and paths of pollutant movement in both local and global context.
Part 1 The seas around Greenland, (F. Riget et al.); Norwegian coast, (J. Skei et al.); The Faroe Islands, (M. Dam et al.); The North Sea, (J.-P. Ducrotoy et al.); The English Channel, (A.D. Tappin, P.C. Reid); The Irish Sea, (R. Hartnoll); The Baltic Sea - especially southern and eastern regions, (J. Falandysz et al.); Baltic Sea, including Bothnian Sea and Bothnian Bay, (L. Kautsky, N. Kautsky); North coast of Spain, (I. Diez et al.); Southern Portugal - the Tagus and Sado estuaries, (G. Cabe adas et al.); Atlantic coast of southern Spain, (C.J. Luque et al.); The Canary Islands, (F. Garcia Montelongo et al.); The Azores, (B. Morton, J.C. Britton); Sargasso Sea and Bermuda, (A.H. Knap et al.); The Aegean Sea, (M. Dassenakis et al.); The coast of Israel, SE Mediterranean, (B. Herut, B. Galil); Adriatic Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea, (G. Cognetti et al.); Black Sea (G. Bakan, H. Buyukgungar). Gulf of Maine Nova Scotia to Cape Cod (J. Pearce). New York Bight, (J. Pearce); Chesapeake Bay - the United States' largest estuarine system, (K. Mountford); North and South Carolina coasts, (M.A. Mallin et al.); Gulf of Alaska, (B.A. Wright et al.); Southern California, (K.C. Schiff et al.); Florida Keys, (P. Dustan); Bahamas (K.C. Buchan). The northern Gulf of Mexico, (M.E. Pattillo, D.M. Nelson); Coastal management in Latin America, (A. Yanez-Arancibia); Southern Gulf of Mexico, (G.F. Vazquez et al.); Pacific coast of Mexico, (A.V. Botello et al.); Belize, (A.R. Harborne et al.); Nicaragua: Caribbean coast, (S.C. Jameson et al.); Nicaragua: Pacific coast, (S.C. Jameson et al.); El Salvador, (L. Cotsapas et al.); Jamaica, (M. Vierros); Puerto Rico, (J. Morelock et al.). (Part contents).