Polar Oceanography

Polar Oceanography

Chemistry, Biology, and Geology

1st Edition - October 28, 1990

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  • Editor: Walker Smith, Jr.
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080925950

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Polar Oceanography is an integrated synthesis of the biological, physical, geological, and chemical processes that occur in the polar oceans. The book represents the first modern interdisciplinary synthesis of this field.


Researchers and graduate students in all branches of oceanography.

Table of Contents

  • E.P. Jones, D.M. Nelson, and P. Treguer, Polar Chemical Oceanography. W.O. Smith, Jr., and E. Sakshaug, Polar Phytoplankton. S.L. Smith and S.B. Schnack-Schiel, Polar Zooplankton. D.G. Ainley and D.P. DeMaster, The Upper Trophic Levels in Polar Marine Ecosystems. P.K. Dayton, Polar Benthos. S. Honjo, Particle Fluxes and Modern Sedimentation in the Polar Oceans. Each chapter includes references. Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 368
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: October 28, 1990
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080925950

About the Editor

Walker Smith, Jr.

Affiliations and Expertise

Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences, Gloucester Point, USA

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