World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

Volume II: The Indian Ocean to the Pacific

2nd Edition - September 3, 2018

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  • Editor: Charles Sheppard
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128052037
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081008539

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World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Second Edition, Volume Two: The Indian Ocean to the Pacific provides a comprehensive review of the environmental condition of the seas from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific. Each chapter is written by experts in the field who provide historical overviews in environmental terms, current environmental status, major problems arising from human use, informed comments on major trends, problems and successes, and recommendations for the future. The book is an invaluable worldwide reference source for students and researchers who are concerned with marine environmental science, fisheries, oceanography and engineering and coastal zone development.

Key Features

  • Covers regional issues that help countries find solutions to environmental decline that may have already developed elsewhere
  • Provides scientific reviews of regional issues, thus empowering managers and policymakers to make progress in under-resourced countries and regions
  • Includes comprehensive maps and updated statistics in each region covered

Readership

Professionals and students interested in marine science, environmental science and climate change impact

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

    Charles Sheppard

    1. The Arabian Gulf

    Grace O. Vaughan, Noura Al-Mansoori, John A. Burt

    2. Oman

    Michel Claereboudt

    3. The Red Sea

    Susana Carvalho, Benjamin Kürten, George Krokos, Ibrahim Hoteit, Joanne Ellis

    4. The Northern Mozambique Channel

    Obura, DO, Bandeira, SO, Bodin, N, Burgener, V, Braulik, G, Chassot, E, GullströmM, Kochzius, M, Nicoll, M, Osuka, K, Ralison, HO, Richmond, M, Samoilys, MA,, Scheren, P, TernonJ-F

    5. South Africa

    V Wepener, N Degger

    6. Madagascar

    HardingS.

    7. The Sundarban Delta Complex

    S.K. Sarkar, M.K. Ahmed, K.K. Satpathy

    8. The Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, Southern India

    Nochyil S. Magesh, Subbiah Krishnakumar

    9. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    Dilip Kumar Jha, Ramalingam Kirubagaran, Nambali Valsalan Vinithkumar, Gopal Dharani, Perumal Madeswaran

    10. The Maldives Archipelago

    Guy Stevens, Niv Froman

    11. British Indian Ocean Territory (Chagos Archipelago)

    Charles Sheppard, Anne Sheppard

    12. Seas of Mauritius

    Ranjeet Bhagooli, Deepeeka Kaullysing

    13. French Territories in the Western Indian Ocean

    Bigot, L., Chabanet, P., Cuet, P., Cauvin, B., Durville, P., Mulochau, T.,, Naim, O., Nicet, J.B.,, Tessier, E.,, Thomassin, B., Wickel, J.

    14. The North-Western Margin of Australia

    Shaun Wilson, Alan Kendrick, Barry Wilson

    15. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

    Morgan S. Pratchett, Tom C.L. Bridge, Jon Brodie, Darren S. Cameron, Jon Day, Michael J. Emslie, Alana Grech, Mark Hamann, Scott F. Heron, Andrew S. Hoey, Mia O. Hoogenboom, Janice M. Lough, Tiffany H. Morrison, Kate Osborne, Mark Read, Chloe Schauble, Scott G. Smithers, Hugh P.A. Sweatman, Jane Waterhouse

    16. Taiwan

    Chon-Lin Lee, Fung-Chi Ko, Jheng-Jie Jiang, Shiau-Yun Lu, Bing-Sian Lin, Chih-Chieh Su

    17. The Bohai Sea

    Jinming Song, Liqin Duan

    18. The Yellow Sea

    Jinming Song, Liqin Duan

    19. The Coast of Vietnam: Present Status and Future Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Silvia Giuliani, Luca G. Bellucci, Dang H. Nhon

    20. The West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

    Seyedeh Belin Tavakoly Sany, Mohammad Tajfard, Majid Rezayi, Mohammad A. Rahman, Rosli Hashim

    21. Java Island, Indonesia

    Larissa Dsikowitzky, Ario Damar, Sebastian C.A. Ferse, Hari E. Irianto, Tim C. Jennerjahn, Martin C. Lukas, Inga Nordhaus, Thomas Pohlmann, Jan Schwarzbauer, Ketut Sugama, Bambang Sumiono

    22. Thailand

    Ines D. Lange, Eike Schoenig, Somkiat Khokiattiwong

    23. The Philippines

    Wilfredo Y. Licuanan, Reine W. Cabreira, Porfirio M. Aliño

    24. Singapore

    Loke M. Chou, Danwei Huang, Koh S. Tan, Tai C. Toh, Beverly P.L. Goh, Karenne Tun

    25. Sulawesi Seas, Indonesia

    Rohani Ambo-Rappe, Abigail M. Moore

    26. The Spratly Islands

    Ma. Carmen Ablan Lagman

    27. New Caledonia

    Claude E. Payri, Valérie Allain, Jérôme Aucan, Corine David, Victor David, Cyril Dutheil, Lionel Loubersac, Christophe Menkes, Bernard Pelletier, Gilles Pestana, Sarah Samadi

    28. The Samoan Archipelago

    Douglas Fenner

    29. Current Status of the US Military Atolls in the Pacific: Johnston and Wake

    Lisa K. Lobel, Phillip S. Lobel

    30. Tonga

    Karen Stone, Douglas Fenner, Daniela LeBlanc, Bronwyn Vaisey, Islay Purcell, Ben Eliason

    31. The Coral Sea

    Daniela M. Ceccarelli

    32. Tuvalu

    Daniela M. Ceccarelli

    33. The Hawaiian Archipelago

    Alan M. Friedlander, Eric K. Brown

    34. The Pitcairn Islands

    Robert A. Irving, Terence P. Dawson, Michele Christian

    35. Fiji: Coastal and Marine Ecosystems

    Sangeeta Mangubhai, Helen Sykes, Edward Lovell, Gilianne Brodie, Stacy Jupiter, Cherie Morris, Steven Lee, Epeli M. Loganimoce, Bindiya Rashni, Ronal Lal, Yashika Nand, Ingrid Qauqau

    36. Nauru

    Douglas Fenner

    37. Kiribati: Atolls and Marine Ecosystems

    Sangeeta Mangubhai, Edward Lovell, Riibeta Abeta, Simon Donner, Farran Mack Redfern, Mark O’Brien, Karibanang Tamuera Aram, Robert Gillett, Randi Rotjan, Taati Eria, Sarah Botaake Teetu, Ratita Bebe

    38. French Polynesia

    Serge Andréfouët

    39. Solomon Islands: Coastal and Marine Ecosystems

    Stacy Jupiter, Joe McCarter, Simon Albert, Alec Hughes, Alistair Grinham

    40. Western New Guinea: Papua and West Papua Provinces of Indonesia

    Douglas Fenner

Product details

  • No. of pages: 932
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: September 3, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128052037
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780081008539

About the Editor

Charles Sheppard

Professor Charles Sheppard holds a half-time position of Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Warwick, UK. The remainder of his time he works for a range of UN , Governmental and aid agencies in tropical marine and coastal development issues. He advises several governments on marine and coastal management and science, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories. He has organised and led the scientific input to the 2010 creation of the world's largest fully protected marine researce, in the Chagos archipelago, Indian Ocean, where a lot of his research has been focussed. The other main geographical area of research is the Arabian region. PhD University of Durham 1976.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Life Sciences, The University of Warwick, UK

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