Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Volume 51

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Features

  • Presents authoritative reviews summarizing recent research in oceanography and marine biology
  • Provides essential, up-to-date information for researchers and students in all fields of marine science
  • Includes color inserts and extensive reference lists

Summary

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 the late Harold Barnes fifty years ago. Its objectives are to consider, annually, the basic areas of marine research, returning to them when appropriate in future volumes; to deal with subjects of special and topical importance; and to add new subjects as they arise.

The favourable reception accorded to all the volumes shows that the series is fulfilling a very real need: reviews and sales have been gratifying. The fifty-first volume follows closely the objectives and style of the earlier volumes, continuing to regard the marine sciences—with all their various aspects—as a unity. Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of marine science are dealt with by experts actively engaged in these fields.

The series is an essential reference text for researchers and students in all fields of marine science and related subjects, and it finds a place in libraries of not only marine stations and institutes, but also universities. It is consistently among the highest ranking impact factors for the marine biology category of the citation indices compiled by the Institute for Scientific Information.

Table of Contents

Quaternary Sea Level and Palaeotidal Changes: A Review of Impacts on, and Responses of, the Marine Biosphere
James Scourse

Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate
Jennifer Howard, Eleanora Babij, Roger Griffis, Brian Helmuth, Amber Himes-Cornell, Paul Niemier, Michael Orbach, Laura Petes, et al.

The Short-Beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus Delphis) in the North-East Atlantic: Distribution, Ecology, Management and Conservation Status
Sinéad Murphy, Eunice H. Pinn, and Paul D. Jepson

Biogeography of Transient Reef-Fish Spawning Aggregations in the Caribbean: a Synthesis for Future Research and Management
Shinichi Kobara, William D. Heyman, Simon J. Pittman, and Richard S. Nemeth

Ocean Ecogeochemistry – A Review
Kelton W. Mcmahon, Li Ling Hamady, and Simon R. Thorrold