Practical Handbook of Marine Science

4th Edition

Michael J. Kennish

CRC Press
July 16, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 320 Pages - 100 Color & 419 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138068858 - CAT# K33477
Series: CRC Marine Science

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Key features:

  • Includes an entirely new in-depth section devoted to Climate Change and Climate Change Effects
  • Adds new sections on Estuaries, Beaches, Barrier Islands, Shellfish, Macroalgae, Food Chains, Food Webs, Trophic Dynamics, System Productivity, Physical-Chemical-Biological Alteration, and Coastal Resource Management
  • Assembles an extensive international collection of marine science data throughout the handbook
  • Contains approximately 1,000 tables and illustrations
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of anthropogenic impacts in estuarine and marine ecosystems from local, regional, and global perspectives

    The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine geologists. This edition adds an entirely new chapter on the impacts of climate change.

    Maintaining its user-friendly, multi-sectional format, this comprehensive resource will also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students, research scientists, administrators, and other professionals who deal with the management of marine resources. Now published in full color, the new edition offers extensive illustrative and tabular reference material covering all the major disciplines related to the sea.


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