Encyclopedia Of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition

  • John Steele
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  • ISBN-10: 0080963943
  • ISBN-13: 9780080963945
  • DDC: 551.46003
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3399 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences 2e is a 6-volume online reference work, pulling together all the key information in one source from the leading publisher in the field. This second edition is online, offering the user greater flexibility, accessibility, and most importantly, usability with 24 hour access, multi-user access, remote access and excellent search functionality. Structured for success, each article contains a glossary, an introduction, a reference section and a wealth of cross-referenced links to premium and related material all accessible in a mouse-click, making complicated, time consuming research a thing of the past.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Preface to Second Print Edition.
Guide to Use of the Encyclopedia.
1: Abrupt Climate Change.
2: Absorbance Spectroscopy for Chemical Sensors.
3: Abyssal Currents.
4: Accretionary Prisms.
5: Acoustic Measurement of Near-Bed Sediment Transport Processes.
6: Acoustic Noise.
7: Acoustic Scattering by Marine Organisms.
8: Acoustic Scintillation Thermography.
9: Acoustics in Marine Sediments.
10: Acoustics, Arctic.
11: Acoustics, Deep Ocean.
12: Acoustics, Shallow Water.
13: Aeolian Inputs.
14: Agulhas Current.
15: Aircraft Remote Sensing.
16: Air–Sea Gas Exchange.
17: Air–Sea Transfer: Dimethyl Sulfide, COS, CS2, NH4, Non-Methane Hydrocarbons, Organo-Halogens.
18: Air–Sea Transfer: N2O, NO, CH4, CO.
19: Alcidae.
20: Antarctic Circumpolar Current.
21: Antarctic Fishes.
22: Anthropogenic Trace Elements in the Ocean.
23: Antifouling Materials.
24: Arctic Ocean Circulation.
25: Artificial Reefs.
26: Atlantic Ocean Equatorial Currents.
27: Atmospheric Input of Pollutants.
28: Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Particulate Material to the Oceans.
29: Authigenic Deposits.
30: Bacterioplankton.
31: Baleen Whales.
32: Baltic Sea Circulation.
33: Bathymetry.
34: Beaches, Physical Processes Affecting.
35: Benguela Current.
36: Benthic Boundary Layer Effects.
37: Benthic Foraminifera.
38: Benthic Organisms Overview.
39: Bioacoustics.
40: Biogeochemical Data Assimilation.
41: Biological Pump and Particle Fluxes.
42: Bioluminescence.
43: Bio-Optical Models.
44: Bioturbation.
45: Black Sea Circulation.
46: Bottom Water Formation.
47: Brazil and Falklands (Malvinas) Currents.
48: Breaking Waves and Near-Surface Turbulence.
49: Bubbles.
50: Calcium Carbonates.
51: California and Alaska Currents.
52: Canary and Portugal Currents.
53: Carbon Cycle.
54: Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Cycle.
55: Carbon Sequestration Via Direct Injection into the Ocean.
56: Cenozoic Climate – Oxygen Isotope Evidence.
57: Cenozoic Oceans – Carbon Cycle Models.
58: Cephalopods.
59: Cfcs in the Ocean.
60: Chemical Processes in Estuarine Sediments.
61: Chlorinated Hydrocarbons.
62: Clay Mineralogy.
63: Coastal Circulation Models.
64: Coastal Topography, Human Impact on.
65: Coastal Trapped Waves.
66: Coastal Zone Management.
67: Coccolithophores.
68: Cold-Water Coral Reefs.
69: Conservative Elements.
70: Continuous Plankton Recorders.
71: Copepods.
72: Coral Reef and Other Tropical Fisheries.
73: Coral Reef Fishes.
74: Coral Reefs.
75: Corals and Human Disturbance.
76: Cosmogenic Isotopes.
77: Coupled Sea Ice–Ocean Models.
78: Crustacean Fisheries.
79: CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) Profiler.
80: Current Systems in the Atlantic Ocean.
81: Current Systems in the Indian Ocean.
82: Current Systems in the Southern Ocean.
83: Current Systems in the Mediterranean Sea.