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As a collaboration of The Explorers Club and the US National Park Service, these 18 presentations intended for the canceled Ocean Pulse I International Conference (Istanbul) are organized into five sections: aquaculture of the world oceans (is the future at our doorstep?), underwater technology applications to ocean exploration, advances in practical applications of underwater technology, new biotechnological applications to fisheries' aquaculture, and underwater archeological applications/advances. The concluding title proclaims the results of a 1996 US survey on exploration funding priorities: the "ocean beats out space, four to one!" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306458002
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 5/31/1998
  • Edition description: 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 202
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr John T. Tanacredi is Chief, Division of Natural Resources for the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area. He is a Research Associate in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History and at the Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation. He holds Adjunct Full Professor of Environmental Sciences at Hofstra University and Polytechnic University.
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Table of Contents

Aquaculture of the World Oceans-Is the Future at Our Doorstep? Fish as a Foodstuff-a Catch 22: IS Aquaculture a Solution? R.B. Abel. Underwater Technology Applications to Ocean Exploration: The Impact of Armed Forces on the Development of Marine Technology: A Look Back-A Look Ahead; D.R. Chandler. Precise Target Strength Pattern Measurement in an Indoor Tank; K. Sawada, et al. Advances in the Practical Application of underwater Technology: A Comparison of the Lost Hydrogen Bomb 91966) and TWA Flight 800 (1996) Search and Recovery Operations and Technologies; W.C. Phoel. Human Diving Technology: From Ocean Exploitation to Marine Science; M. Okamoto. New Biotechnological Applications to Fisheries' Aquaculture: The Current Status of Brain-Pituitary-Gonad Axis Physiology in Fishes and its Manipulation During Controlled Reproduction; M.P. Schreibman, L. Magliulo-Cepriano. Underwater Archaeological Applications and Advances: Marine Archaeology on the White Sea; N.A. Demidenko, I.V. Divakov. Conclusion: Ocean Beats Out Space, Four to One!; G.C. Ray. 9 Additional Articles. Index.

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