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Title Practical handbook of marine science / edited by Michael J. Kennish
Edition Third edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2001
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2001]
©2001

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 W'PONDS  551.46 Ken/Pho 2001  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 MELB  551.46 Ken/Pho 2001  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description 876 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Series Marine science series
Marine science series.
Contents Physiography -- Ocean Provinces -- Dimensions -- Physiographic Provinces -- Continental Margin Province -- Deep-Ocean Basin Province -- Mid-Ocean Ridge Province -- Benthic and Pelagic Provinces -- Benthic Province -- Pelagic Province -- Conversion Factors, Measures, and Units -- General Features of the Earth -- General Characteristics of the Oceans -- Topographic Data -- Marine Chemistry -- Seawater Composition -- Major Constituents -- Minor and Trace Elements -- Nutrient Elements -- Nitrogen -- Phosphorus -- Silicon -- Gases -- Organic Compounds -- Dissolved Constituent Behavior -- Vertical Profiles -- Conservative Profile -- Nutrient-Type Profile -- Surface Enrichment and Depletion at Depth -- Mid-Depth Minima -- Mid-Depth Maxima -- Mid-Depth Maxima or Minima in the Suboxic Layer -- Maxima and Minima in Anoxic Waters -- Salinity -- Periodic Table -- Properties of Seawater -- Atmospheric and Fluvial Fluxes -- Composition of Seawater -- Trace Elements -- Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Chemistry -- Organic Matter -- Decomposition of Organic Matter -- Oxygen -- Nutrients -- Carbon -- Physical Oceanography -- Subject Areas -- Properties of Seawater -- Temperature -- Salinity -- Density -- Open Ocean Circulation -- Wind-Driven Circulation -- Ocean Gyres -- Meanders, Eddies, and Rings -- Equatorial Currents -- Antarctic Circumpolar Current -- Convergences and Divergences -- Ekman Transport, Upwelling, and Downwelling -- Langmuir Circulation -- Surface Water Circulation -- Atlantic Ocean -- Pacific Ocean
Analysis marine biology marine chemistry oceanography marine geology
Notes Previous ed.: 1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject JARE data reports. Oceanography.
Oceanography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Marine biology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Oceanography.
Marine biology.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Kennish, Michael J., editor
LC no. 00060995
ISBN 0849323916
9780849323911
Other Titles Marine science
Marine science