1. Mangroves of Southeast Asia.
Marianne Holmer, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark.
2. Coral reefs.
Marlin Atkinson and J.L. Falter, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii SOEST, Kaneohe, Hawaii.
Jens M. Skei, Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway, B. McKee, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA and B. Sundby, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
4. The Eastern Mediterranean.
Michael Krom, School of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds, UK, Steven Groom, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK and Tamar Zohary, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Ltd, Migdal, Israel.
5. The Arctic seas.
Michael L. Carroll and JoLynn Carroll, Akvaplan-niva Polar Environmental Center, Tromso, Norway.
6. The Arabian Sea.
S.W.A. Naqvi, Hema Naik and P.V. Narvekar, National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India.
7. The Northeastern Pacific abyssal plain.
Angelos K. Hannides and Craig R. Smith, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.
8. Deep-sea hydrothermal vents and cold seeps.
Richard J. Léveillé and S. Kim Juniper, GEOTOP – Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada.
9. Influence of nutrient biogeochemistry on the ecology of Northwest European shelf seas.
Paul Tett, School of Life Sciences, Napier University, Edinburgh, UK and David J. Hydes and Richard Sanders, Southampton Oceanography Centre, UKReferences.