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Japan and the New Ocean Regime

by Friedheim, Robert L., Totten, George O., Fukui, Haruhiro; Akaha, Tsuneo; Takeyama, Masayuki; Koga, Mamoru; Nakahara, Hiroyuki

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1984
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9780865316874
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1984. Scholarly text examines and assesses general trends in ocean management, the role of Japan in the international political economy of the oceans, and Japan's ocean policy in various sectors: shipbuilding, fisheries, mineral resources, offshore petroleum, and nuclear power generation. Given Japan's importance in ocean affairs, the authors stress various lessons that can be learned from… Read more
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Making Ocean Policy: The Politics of Government Organization and Management

by Hoole, Francis W., Friedhelm, Robert L., Hennessey, Timothy M

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1981
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9780891589662
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1981. Scholarly text contains a collection of original articles surveying the history of U.S. ocean policy, ocean policy advocacy, and the struggle within government to determine how best to develop and implement a sensible ocean policy. Includes topics covering the major United States federal government marine organization proposals; history of the U.S. ocean policy program; an… Read more
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The Mid-Ocean Ridges: Mountains Below Sea Level

by Nicolas, Adolphe

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1995
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9780387573809
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Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1995. Comprehensive text presents the combination of the most recent oceanographic data with ophiolites, representing fossil ocean crust, obducted onto the continents by tectonic processes. The existing oceans are geologically relatively young. They formed when a large supercontinent (Pangaea) broke apart some 150 Ma ago. The mid-oceanic ridges are narrow belts of submarine mountains marking the boundaries… Read more
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The Sea Floor: An Introduction to Marine Geology: Third Edition

by Seibold, Eugen & Berger, Wolfgang H

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1996
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9783540601913
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Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 1996. Comprehensive revised and updated edition deals with the most important results achieved in Marine Geology over the last three decades. Relevant geophysical, geochemical, sedimentological and paleontological methods are shortly described. Topics covered include plate tectonics, climatic zonation, marine sedimentation from the coasts to the deep sea, climatological aspects, productivity and benthic organisms, morphology of ocean basins and… Read more
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Fluid Structure Interaction in Offshore Engineering

by Chakrabarti, Subrata K

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1994
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9781853122804
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Southampton, U.K.: Computational Mechanics Publications, 1994. Comprehensive text presents a practical approach to the study of fluid structure interaction and contains contributions from experts in the field. In particular, it considers conditions associated with offshore engineering, such as the construction of large based structures near the ocean floor, ship capsize in breaking waves, nonlinear dynamics and instability of SPM tankers,… Read more
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La Mer

by Romanovsky, Vladimir; Francis-Boeuf, Claude; Boucart, Jacques

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1953
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Paris, France: Librairie Larousse, 1953. Classic text presents detailed topics covering physical properties of the ocean; meteorology; atmospheric-ocean interactions; marine currents and swells; types of fish and fauna; light absorption; marine biology; thermal energy of the ocean; Antarctic, Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans; water composition; geology; flora of the ocean; sea ports; man's adaptation with the ocean; industrialization; etc. 503… Read more
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CRC HAndbook of Seafloor Heat Flow

by Wright,James A. & Louden,Keith E

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1989
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9780849302237
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Boca Raton, FL.: CRC Press, 1989. Comprehensive reference text presents detailed topics dealing with observational and theoretical concerns of fundamental physical processes of marine heat flow research and measurements, including topics covering acoustic telemetry; concepts of multipenetration probes; in situ conductivity determination; thermal evolution of sediments in a sedimentary basin; regional heat flow setting for various tectonic provinces; use of… Read more
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The Biology of Myxine

by Brodal,Alf & Fange,Ragnar

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1963
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Oslo, Norway: Scandinavian University Books, 1963. Classic comprehensive interdisciplinary monograph on the biology of Myxine glutinosa presents a detailed preeminent study of the Myxine- the hagfish, the most primitive living vertebrate. Topics covered include all aspects of their biology; systematics and geographical distribution; phylogenetic aspects; behavior; habitat; aquarium maintenance and experimental use; structure and function of variois organ systems; etc.… Read more
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The Biology of Cyclostomes

by Hardisty,Martin Weatherhead

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1979
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9780412141201
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London, U.K.: Chapman & Hall, 1979. Classic comprehensive and highly acclaimed work on the biology of Cyclostomes presents a detailed preeminent study of the Cyclostomes- the sole survivors of the Paleozoic agnathans, whose extant species falls into two major divisions, the lampreys and the hagfish. Topics covered include all aspects of their biology from paleontology through physiology; biochemistry and endocrinology… Read more
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Resource Management and the Oceans: The Political Economy of Deep Seabed Mining

by Shusterich, Kurt Michael

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1982
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9780865319011
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1982. Classic comprehensive text addresses key issues concerning the management of the global commons by focusing on the case of deep seabed mining, including topics covering the analysis of major major issues and developments associated with U.S. and international laws on marine policy and resource managment; a broad range of political implications that may influence exploitation… Read more
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Oceanography from the Space Shuttle

by Honhart,David C

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1989
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United States Navy: Office of Naval Research, 1989. Comprehensive text presents a detailed illustrated survey of oceanographic phenomena observed by astronauts from space, including sets of internal waves as they propagate through the Strait of Gibralter; the complex linking of spiral eddies; the continuous scar of ship wakes covering hundreds of miles on the ocean surface; coastal depositional features; local… Read more
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Ecology of Marine Protozoa

by Capriulo,Gerard M

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1990
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9780195043167
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1990. Comprehensive reference text presents detailed overview of the ecology of marine protozoa as well as the taxonomy and ecology of some free-living and parasitic forms, including the paleoecology and oceanography, zoogeography, feeding activities, nutrition and growth, nutrient and regeneration, respiration and metabolism, and symbioses of free-living marine protozoa. 366 pgs. Illustrated. Gilt spine and… Read more
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Research on Dolphins

by Bryden,Michael M. & Harrison,Richard John

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1986
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9780198576068
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Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1986. Classic comprehensive text presents detailed topics covering the natural history, the anatomy and the physiology of dolphins, including sections on dolphins in captivity; age and growth; the acoustic faculty of dolphins; line transect sampling of dolphin populations; cetacean magnetic sense; cephalopods in the diet of odontocetes; water management; diving dolphins; dolphin brain size; etc.… Read more
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Methods of Seawater Analysis: Second, Revised and Extended Edition

by Grasshoff, Klaus; Ehrhardt, Manfred; Kremling, Klaus

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1983
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Second Edition
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9780895730701
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Weinheim: Verlag Chemie GmbH, 1983. Classic comprehensive revised and expanded text presents detailed topics and updated coverage of trace metal analysis; automated determination of inorganic micronutrients; anaytical procedures; capillary gas chromatography for the analysis and quantification of chlorinated hydrocarbons; macroreticular resins for concentrating dissolved organic material from large quantities of seawater; spectrofluorimetry for measuring oil residues in seawater; HPLC for… Read more
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Fiddler Crabs of the World: Ocypodidae: Genus UCA

by Crane,Jocelyn

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1975
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9780691081021
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Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1975. Comprehensive monumental work presents a systematic account of each of the 62 species of Ocypodidae genus Uca, including a morphological description, and information on social behavior and ecology. Includes additional detailed sections on biogeography, ecology, morphology, and behavior. By linking intricate structural specializations with the motion patterns of social behavior, the author achieves a… Read more
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Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science

by Petrie,Brian

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2002
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Halifax,Nova Scotia: Nova Scotian Institute of Science, 2002. Detailed text contains technical papers presented by leading scientists and field experts in a variety of topics including: physical and chemical oceanography of the Bras d'Or Lakes; ecology of the Bras d'Or Lakes with emphasis on the fish; geology of the Bras d'Or Lakes; coastal character and coastal barrier evolution; etc. 181… Read more
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Biology of Coregonid Fishes

by Lindsey, Casimir Charles; Woods, C.S

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1970
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9780887551079
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Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1970. Classic comprehensive text contains detailed technical papers presented by leading scientists and field experts at the International Symposium on Biology of Coregonid Fishes held at Winnipeg, Canada 1969. Topics covered include evolutionary research; polymorphism; adaptive radiation; convergent evolution; introgression and competitive interaction; etc. 560 pgs. Numerous illustrations. Small stamps on endpapers and outer edges;… Read more
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The Biology of Sea Snakes

by Dunson,William A

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1975
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First Edition
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9780839108191
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Baltimore,MD.: University Park Press, 1975. Classic comprehensive study on sea snakes includes detailed topics on adaptations and geographic distribution of sea snakes; serological relationships of sea snakes and their evolutionary implication; natural history of Australian species; Pelamis; ecological relationships; diving physiology; salt and water balance in sea snakes; venomous nature of sea snakes; sea snake antivenin and experimental envenomation therapy;… Read more
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Selected English Translations of Publications on Cephalopods: Volume II: Squid (Biology & Fishing)

by Nesis,Kir Nazimovich & Zuev,German V

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2003
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Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Libraries, 2003. Comprehensive reference text contains contemporary data on squid based on recent scientific studies and published works including detailed sections on form and structure of squids; main features of squid biology; geographic distribution of squid; squid and bionics; biology and primary squid species; role of squid in the food chains in the ocean; … Read more
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Catalogue of the Marine Gastropod Family Fasciolariidae

by Snyder,Martin Avery

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2003
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9780910006576
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Philadelphia, PA.: Academy of Natural Sciences, 2003. Comprehensive reference text presents the first modern in-depth catalogue of the family Fasciolariidae (shelled mollusks) since the era of Linnaeus, and is the resulting work of a detailed seven year project. The Faciolariidae first appeared in the Cretaceous era, some 110 million years ago. Includes lists of genus-group taxa, species-group taxa, genera removed… Read more
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