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The Changing Ocean: Its Effects on Climate and Living Resources

By: Bruno Voituriez

170 pages, Line illus, maps

UNESCO

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #147748 | ISBN: 923103877X
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About this book

The ocean, like our planet as a whole, is undergoing continual change. Oceanography is the interdisciplinary scientific study of ocean behaviour and its relationship with climate, marine resources and the wider environment. This publication seeks to explore the development of oceanographic research aimed at the the non-specialist and to explain key concepts in an accessible manner.

Contents
A brief history of oceanography and major national scientific expeditions
International co-operation programmes
Mechanisms linking ocean dynamics with those of the atmosphere and marine ecosystems
Climate change
Future developments in oceanographic study


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