World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128050682, 9780128052020

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

2nd Edition

Volume I: Europe, The Americas and West Africa

Editors: Charles Sheppard
Paperback ISBN: 9780128050682
eBook ISBN: 9780128052020
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 29th August 2018
Page Count: 912
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Description

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Second Edition, Volume One: Europe, The Americas and West Africa provides a comprehensive review of the environmental condition of the seas of Europe, the Americas and West Africa. 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. Antarctic Seas

Jonathan S. Stark, Tania Raymond, Stacy L. Deppeler, Adele K. Morrison

2. The Seas Around Greenland: An Environmental Status and Future Perspective

Frank Rigét, Anders Mosbech, David Boertmann, Susse Wegeberg, Flemming Merkel, Peter Aastrup, Tom Christensen, Fernando Ugarte, Rasmus Hedeholm, Janne Fritt-Rasmussen

3. The Environmental Status of Norwegian Coastal Waters

Christopher Harman, Trine Bekkby, Sara Calabrese, Hilde Trannum, Eivind Oug, Anders G. Hagen, Norman Green, Øyvind Kaste, Helene Frigstad

4. The Baltic Sea

Beata Szymczycha, Agata Zaborska, Jacek Bełdowski, Karol Kuliński, Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller, Monika Kędra, Janusz Pempkowiak

5. The Bay of Biscay

Angel Borja, David Amouroux, Pierre Anschutz, Moncho Gómez-Gesteira, María C. Uyarra, Luis Valdés

6. The English Channel: La Manche

Jean-Claude Dauvin

7. The Portuguese Coast

Patricia G. Cardoso, Marina Dolbeth, Ronaldo Sousa, Paulo Relvas, Rui Santos, Alexandra Silva, Victor Quintino

8. Black Sea

Nadezhda Todorova, Sergey V. Alyomov, Brindusa Cristina Chiotoroiu, Bettina Fach, Tatyana S. Osadchaya, Miroslav Rangelov, Baris Salihoglu, Vasil Vasilev

9. Greece

Nomiki Simboura, Panagiota Maragou, Giorgos Paximadis, Kostas Kapiris, Vassilis P. Papadopoulos, Dimitris Sakellariou, Alexandra Pavlidou, Ioannis Hatzianestis, Maria Salomidi, Christos Arvanitidis, Panayotis Panayotidis

10. Tunisia

Lotfi Aleya, Béchir Béjaoui, Amel Dhib, Boutheina Ziadi, Mouna Fertouna-Bellekhal, Mohamed-Amine Helali, Inès Khedhri, Walid Oueslati, Rym Ennouri, Cintia Yamashita, Noureddine Zaaboub, Achref Othmani, Monia El Bour, Lamia Trabelsi, Mohamed M. Abdel-Daim, François Galgani, Maria Virgínia Alves Martins, Souad Turki

11. Italian Seas

Roberto Danovaro, Ferdinando Boero

12. The Coasts of Turkey

Filiz Kucuksezgin, Idil Pazi, Ferah Kocak, Tolga Gonul, Muhammet Duman, Hüsnü Eronat

13. Northern West Coast of Canada

Brenda Burd, Jennifer Jackson, Richard Thomson, Ian Giesbrecht, Kieth Holmes

14. Southern West Coast of Canada

Brenda Burd, Sarah Cook, Richard Thomson

15. Chesapeake Bay

Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly M. Mitchell, Kirk J. Havens, Carl H. Hershner

16. An Environmental Assessment of the North and South Carolina Coasts

Michael A. Mallin, JoAnn M. Burkholder, Lawrence B. Cahoon, Amy E. Grogan, Denise R. Sanger, Erik Smith

17. The Coastal Marine Ecosystem of South Florida, United States

Diego Lirman, Jerald S. Ault, James W. Fourqurean, Jerome J. Lorenz

18. The Gulf of Mexico

R. Eugene Turner, Nancy N. Rabalais

19. Southern California Bight

Kenneth Schiff, Karen McLaughlin, Shelly Moore, Yiping Cao

20. Canary Islands

Rodrigo Riera, Juan Domingo Delgado

21. The Azores

Brian Morton, Antonio M. de Frias Martins

22. Bermuda and the Sargasso Sea

Struan R. Smith, Tammy Warren

23. UK Overseas Territories in the Northeast Caribbean: Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat

Shannon Gore, Stuart P. Wynne, Andrew Myers

24. Trinidad and Tobago

Azad Mohammed, Terry Mohammed, Jahson Alemu, Stephanie White, Judith Gobin

25. The Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Kathleen Sullivan Sealey, Alan Logan

26. The Turks and Caicos Islands

Kathleen S. Sealey, Kathleen Wood, Alan Logan

27. The Mexican Caribbean: From Xcalak to Holbox

Rioja-Nieto, R., Garza-Pérez, R., Álvarez-Filip, L., Mariño-Tapia, I., Enriquez, C.

28. Pacific Coast of Mexico

Xavier Chiappa-Carrara, Cecilia Enríquez, Vanesa Papiol, Ismael Mariño-Tapia, Cristóbal Reyes-Hernández

29. Chile: Environmental Status and Future perspectives

Moisés A. Aguilera, Jaime Aburto, Luis Bravo, Bernardo Broitman, Rafael A. García, Carlos Gaymer, Stefan Gelcich, Boris López, Vivian Montecinos, Aníbal Pauchard, Marcel Ramos, José Rutllant, Claudio Sáez, Nelson Valdivia, Martin Thiel

30. Río de la Plata: Uruguay

Pablo Muniz, Natalia Venturini, Ernesto Brugnoli, Juan Manuel Gutiérrez, Alicia Acuña

31. Nicaragua: Caribbean Coast

Stephen C. Jameson, Kara Stevens, Rodolfo C. Bennett

32. Nicaragua: Pacific Coast

Stephen C. Jameson, Kara Stevens, Rodolfo C. Bennett, Norving J.T. Cardoza

33. The Northern Argentine Sea

Jorge E. Marcovecchio, Silvia G. De Marco, María Andrea Gavio, Maite Narvarte, Sandra Fiori, Marcela S. Gerpe, Diego H. Rodríguez, María Celeste López Abbate, Noelia La Colla, Ana L. Oliva, Sergia Zalba, María Cielo Bazterrica, Valeria A. Guinder, Carla V. Spetter, Melisa D. Fernández Severini, Andrés H. Arias, Sandra E. Botté

34. Southern Argentina: The Patagonian Continental Shelf

Mónica Noemí Gil, Erica Giarratano, Vicente Barros, Alejandro Bortolus, Jorge O. Codignotto, Ricardo Delfino Schenke, Gongora María Eva Góngora, Gustavo Lovrich, Alejandro J. Monti, Marcela Pascual, Andrés L. Rivas, Alicia Tagliorette

35. The Coral Reef Province of Brazil

Zelinda M.A.N. Leao, Ruy K.P. Kikuchi, Marilia D.M. Oliveira

36. Nigerian Coastal Environments

Nenibarini Zabbey, Ferdinand Dumbari Giadom, Bolaji Benard Babatunde

37. The Senegalese Coastal and Marine Environment

Rachid Amara, Mamadou Diop, Cheikh Diop, Baghdad Ouddane

Details

No. of pages:
912
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
29th August 2018
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128050682
eBook ISBN:
9780128052020

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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