Practical Handbook of Estuarine and Marine Pollution

Michael J. Kennish

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December 14, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 544 Pages
ISBN 9780203742488 - CAT# K44135
Series: CRC Marine Science

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  • Includes more than 400 tables and figures, providing quick access to information
  • Covers both domestic and foreign waters, highlighting international data
  • Examines pollution from the perspectives of marine biology, chemistry, geology, and oceanography, ensuring broad applicability
  • Combines discussion, illustrations, and a tabular format, making it easy-to-use and understand
  • Summary

    This extensive handbook presents up-to-date coverage of significant developments in estuarine and marine pollution. Multidisciplinary in approach, Practical Handbook of Estuarine and Marine Pollution is an essential resource for anyone involved in the study or management of coastal and marine pollution problems. The book examines in detail anthropogenic effects on estuarine and marine ecosystems from local, regional, and global perspectives. A truly international collection of data is presented in an organized framework on a wide range of subject areas, including eutrophication, organic loading, oil pollution, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, halogenated hydrocarbons, trace metals, radioactive waste, dredging and dredged-spoil disposal, and effects of electric generating stations. Whether you are a student, a scientist, a policy maker, or an administrator, you no longer need to spend countless hours rounding up information and data - Practical Handbook of Estuarine and Marine Pollution has already done it for you.