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  • Chapters 3 includes an updated synopsis of oceanographic data that is collected via satellite technology
  • Chapter 4 has been expanded to include aspects of primary production in polar seas, as well as updates concerning natural phenomena that influence marine production
  • Chapter 5 now contains a summary of key aspects of the biology of marine fungi
  • Chapters 6 and 7 are entirely new, and represent an overwhelming request for additional coverage of warm -and cold-bodied vertebrates.
  • Chapter 8 has been augmented with expanded coverage of marine pollutants, the health of fisheries within Chesapeake Bay, and the long-lasting devastation caused by oil spills
  • Chapter 9, which covers the biology of coastal seas, offers even more coverage of the horrors of oil spills, as well as a revised look at the coastal disposal of sewage
  • Chapter 10 has been expanded via increased coverage of the effects of climate change on coral reefs, an updated synopsis of the health of the world’s reefs, and additional information about marine protected areas
  • An updated Chapter 12 includes new information about technological advancements in deep sea submersibles
  • Chapter 13 contains state-of-the-art updates about global fisheries and landings, aquaculture, and the prognosis for the future
  • New End-of-section summaries within every chapter reinforce key concepts
  • Questions for Discussion and Review, which encourage further in-depth exploration of covered topics, have been revised or updated
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763781606
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/29/2010
  • Edition description: 10
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 635,499
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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