Practical handbook of marine science. Second edition
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Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Second Edition contains selected physical, chemical, and biological reference data on the ocean environment. Presented in written, tabular, and illustrative forms, this concise, easy-to-use handbook enables the reader to locate quickly the data relevant to his or her needs in the areas of marine biology, marine chemistry, marine geology, and physical oceanography. It addresses natural phenomena in estuaries, lagoons, continental shelves, continental slopes, continental rises, abyssal regions, mid-ocean ridges, along with neritic and pelagic waters of the ocean. It also examines in detail anthropogenic effects on estuarine and marine ecosystems from local, regional, and global perspectives.