Marine Pollution and Climate Change

Andres Hugo Arias, Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio

September 11, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 336 Pages - 12 Color & 64 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482299434 - CAT# K24468

USD$179.95

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Features

  • Fills a gap in the knowledge base of marine pollution and climate change
  • Discusses the important aspects of climate change in relation to the world's oceans
  • Covers the complete spectrum of marine pollutants
  • Contains the contributions of top international researchers in the field of marine pollution and climate change

Summary

This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global carbon dioxide, heavy metals, pesticides, plastics, emerging pollutants, and marine debris), global shipping and species invasion, global climate change in the Arctic and Antarctic environments, and regulatory responses to mitigate pollution and climate change in oceans.