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Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization

Robert J. Livingston

November 03, 2014

Produced by a Leading Aquatic Scientist A narrative account of how estuaries around the world are being altered by human forces and human-induced global climate changes, Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of Climate and Nutrient Loading on Trophic Organization chronicles a...

Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America

J. Brian Alford, Mark S. Peterson, Christopher C. Green

October 29, 2014

At an increasingly global scale, aquatic scientists are heavily entrenched in understanding the fate of marine ecosystems in the face of human-altered environments. Oil spill disasters, especially large-scale ones like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon tragedy, have left uncertain and indelible marks on...

Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective

Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective

Chris Maser

October 14, 2014

Written by Chris Maser, one of the architects of the sustainability movement, Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humans: A Global Perspective explores a critical number of the myriad aspects that comprise the great, reciprocal feedback loops between the mountain peaks, the deep sea, and everywhere in...

Marine Algae: Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and Biotechnology

Marine Algae: Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and Biotechnology

Leonel Pereira, Joao Magalhaes Neto

September 26, 2014

This book is divided into three thematic areas. The first covers a revision of the taxonomy of algae, based on the algae portal, as well as the general aspects of biology and the methodologies used in this branch of marine biology. The second subject area focuses on the use of algae in...

Seafood Science: Advances in Chemistry, Technology and Applications

Seafood Science: Advances in Chemistry, Technology and Applications

Se-Kwon Kim

September 16, 2014

This book explores current trends in seafood science and examines various related topics including isolation aspects and different methodologies involved in seafood production. It provides detailed explanations about marine species such as fish, seaweed, and crustaceans and discusses their health...

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 52

Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 52

R.N. Hughes, D.J. Hughes, I.P. Smith

September 02, 2014

Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by...

Interrelationships Between Corals and Fisheries

Interrelationships Between Corals and Fisheries

Stephen A. Bortone, Ph.D.

July 17, 2014

Interrelationships Between Corals and Fisheries is derived from a workshop held by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council in Tampa, Florida in May 2013, where world authorities came together to discuss the current problems in managing tropical fisheries and offered suggestions for future...

Biology of European Sea Bass

Biology of European Sea Bass

F. Javier Sánchez Vázquez, José A. Muñoz-Cueto

July 01, 2014

Biology of European Seabass presents up-to-date reviews on key topics of seabass biology, written by leading scientific experts with extensive knowledge of seabass as well as their respective field of expertise. The book covers the biology and ecology of the different sea basses and the latest...

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management

Gian Paolo Rossini

April 24, 2014

Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae: Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management  is devoted to the effects toxic microalgae and their poisonous products exert on living systems and how they may affect human activities. The most advanced information regarding the...

King Crabs of the World: Biology and Fisheries Management

King Crabs of the World: Biology and Fisheries Management

Bradley G. Stevens

March 18, 2014

With species existing in all subpolar seas, king crabs are one of the most valuable seafoods. Major fluctuations in their abundance have stimulated a flurry of research and a rapid expansion of the scientific literature in the last decade. King Crabs of the World: Biology and Fisheries Management...

Biology and Ecology of Sardines and Anchovies

Biology and Ecology of Sardines and Anchovies

Konstantinos Ganias

March 14, 2014

Apart from being commercially and socially significant, anchovies and sardines populations occupy crucial positions in the oceans’ ecosystems. Low in the food chain, clupeoids tend towards abundance, as if their purpose in life was to be eaten and fuel the upper levels of marine trophic chains. The...

Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition

Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition

Laura Barsanti, Paolo Gualtieri

March 05, 2014

A single-source reference on the biology of algae, Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the most important taxa and structures for freshwater, marine, and terrestrial forms of algae. Its comprehensive coverage goes from algae's historical role through its...

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