World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation

Volume I: Europe, The Americas and West Africa

2nd Edition - August 24, 2018

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  • Editor: Charles Sheppard
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128050682
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128052020

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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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 912
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: August 24, 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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