Elements of Physical Oceanography

A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences

Edited by

  • John Steele, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Steve Thorpe, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, and Bangor University, U.K.
  • Karl Turekian, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

Marine Ecological Processes is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition and serves as an important reference on current knowledge and expertise in one convenient and accessible source. The selected articles—all written by experts in their field—focus on ecosystem structure, ecological processes, and the forcing of these systems by external stresses, principally climate and fisheries related. Marine Ecological Processes serves as an ideal reference for topical research.
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professionals, researchers, and graduate students in the marine sciences


Book information

  • Published: September 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-096488-1

Table of Contents

Introduction, 1. Ecosystem structure, 2. Coastal Regimes, 3. Food web processes, 4. Climate Impacts, 5. Fisheries, 6. Mariculture, 7. Methods of analysis, 8. Ecological Models, Appendices