The Coastal Ocean
A derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
- 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
The Coastal Ocean is a derivative of the Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, 2nd Edition, and serves as an important reference on coastal oceanography in one convenient and accessible source. Its selection of articles provides current knowledge and expertise in the areas of: Rivers, estuaries and fjords; Salt marshes, lagoons, beaches and rocky shores; Corals and reefs; Groundwater seepage; Ice and permafrost; Waves, tides, surges, tsunami and seiches; Topography and sea level; Plankton and benthos; Management, mariculture and fisheries; Pollution; Sediments, slides, slumps and cycling; Circulation and models; Remote sensing by acoustics, aircraft and satellites; and rigs, structures and shipping. The Coastal Ocean serves as an ideal reference for topical research.
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