Cochran, J. K., Bokuniewicz, H. J., & Yager, P. L. (2019). Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Academic Press.

Cochran, J. K., Bokuniewicz, H. J., & Yager, P. L. (2019). Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Academic Press.

Summary

The oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface, and are critical components of Earth’s climate system. This new edition of Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences summarizes the breadth of knowledge about them, providing revised, up to date entries as well coverage of new topics in the field.

New and expanded sections include microbial ecology, high latitude systems and the cryosphere, climate and climate change, hydrothermal and cold seep systems.

The structure of the work provides a modern presentation of the field, reflecting the input and different perspective of chemical, physical and biological oceanography, the specialized area of expertise of each of the three Editors-in-Chief. In this framework maximum attention has been devoted to making this an organic and unified reference.

  • Represents a one-stop. organic information resource on the breadth of ocean science research
  • Reflects the input and different perspective of chemical, physical and biological oceanography, the specialized area of expertise of each of the three Editors-in-Chief
  • New and expanded sections include microbial ecology, high latitude systems and climate change
  • Provides scientifically reliable information at a foundational level, making this work a resource for students as well as active researches

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