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Title Oceanography : contemporary readings in ocean sciences / selected and edited by R. Gordon Pirie
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  551.46 Pir/Ocr 1996  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part I: Exploring The Sea -- 1. The Early History of Diving, R. Marx -- 2. Medical Problems Associated with Underwater Diving, Y. Melamed, A. Shupak, and H. Bitterman -- 3. H.M.S. Challenger and the Development of Marine Science, H. Charnock -- 4. Long-Range Needs for Deep-Sea Platforms: The Deep-Sea Observatory Concept, P.H. Wiebe, D.D. Moran, R. Knox, C.B. Miller, and J.A. McGowan -- 5. Undersea Satellites: The Commercialization of AUVs, D. Walsh -- Part Ii: Currents, Chemistry, And Climate -- 6. Update: World Ocean Circulation Experiment, W.J. Gould -- 7. El Nino and La Nana, G. Philander -- 8. Tracking Ocean Eddies, P.L. Richardson -- 9. Carbon Sink and the Oceans, P. Quay -- 10. Numerical Air/Sea Environmental Prediction, J.J. Jensen and J. Hovermale -- 11. Sea Level as an Indicator of Climate and Global Change, B.B. Parker -- 12. Ocean Warming and Sea Level Rise along the Southwest U.S. Coast, D. Roemmich -- 13. Global Warming and Antarctica, J.C. King -- Part Iii: Geology And Sea Life -- 14. World Initiation of Holocene Marine Deltas by Deceleration of Sea-Level Rise, D.J. Stanley and A.G. Warne -- 15. History of Pacific Guyots Uncovered, Ocean Drilling Program--Leg 143 Scientific Party -- 16. Ecology of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Communities: A Review, R.A. Lutz and M.J. Kennish -- 17. Biodiversity of the Pelagic Ocean, M.V. Angel -- 18. The Predatory Behavior of the White Shark, A.P. Klimley -- 19. Sea Turtles Master Migration with Magnetic Memories, L. Seachrist -- 20. Which Whales Are Hunted? A Molecular Genetic Approach To Monitoring Whaling, C.S. Baker and S.R. Palumbi -- 21. Anthropogenic Nutrients and the Degradation of Western Atlantic and Caribbean Coral Reefs, P. Hallock, F.E. Muller-Karger, and J.C. Halas -- 22. An Assessment of Global Warming Stress on Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems, D.K. Atwood, J.C. Hendee, and A. Mendez -- 23. Mermaids--Their Biology, Culture, and Demise, K. Banse -- 24. Red Menace in the World's Ocean, E. Culotta -- 25. Bioluminescence: Excited States under Cover of Darkness, H.H. Seliger -- Part Iv: Ocean Resources -- 26. U.S. Ocean Resources 2000: A National Plan for Growth -- 27. Marine Fisheries at a Critical Juncture, M.P. Sissenwine and A.A. Rosenberg -- 28. Ecosystem Management and the Antarctic Krill, S. Nicol and W. de la Mare -- 29. Marine Aquaculture--Opportunities for Growth, R.B. Fridley -- 30. Fish Meal and Alternate Sources of Protein in Fish Feeds, G.L. Rumsey -- 31. Gas Hydrates--Geological Perspective and Global Change, K.A. Kvenvolden -- 32. The Resource Potential of Antarctic Icebergs, P. Wadhams -- 33. The Call of the Islands, E.G. Frankel -- Part V: Ocean Pollution -- 34. Petroleum Drilling and Production Operations in the Gulf of Mexico, C.S. Fang -- 35. Oil Spill Response Technologies, U.S. Congress -- 36. Fate and Transport of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, J.A. Galt, W.J. Lehr, and D.L. Payton -- 37. The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Status of the Shoreline -- Sources and Permissions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-425)
Subject Oceanography.
Author Pirie, R. Gordon (Robert Gordon), 1936-
LC no. 95003650
ISBN 0195087682 (paperback: acid-free paper)