Oceanography and Marine Biology; Annual Reviews: Volumes 2 and 3

By: Barnes, Harold (editor)

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The very considerable increase in oceanographical and marine biological work calls for a publication summarizing the results. The present series has the following objects-to consider annually basic aspects of marine research returning to each in future volumes...Each article endeavours to cover completely the literature. Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of marine science are dealt with by experts still actively engaged in their own field." VOLUME 2 contains 16 reviews, each one covering the appropriate literature and many with summary charts, diagrams and tables. Contents: Turbulence; Turbidity Currents; Physical Oceanography in Arctic Canada; Modern Approaches to Beach Studies; Recent Advances in the Estimation of Salinity; Mud-water Interface; Nitrogenous Constitiuents of the Plankton; Lipids of Marine Organisms; Chlorophyta; Artificial and Natural Radioisotopes in the Marine Environment; Effects of Temperature and Salinity on Marine and Brackish Water Animals, Planktonic Bioluminescence; Marine Zoology in the Baltic Area in 1953-62; Echinoderms: Experimental and Ecological; Underwater Sound: Biological Aspects and Ethology and Marine Zoology. 548 pp. including References, Author Index and Subject Index. Numerous illustrations including charts/diagrams and foldoutsPasted over the Publisher on title page to read Hafner Publishing Company, New York. 1968. Second Impression. Book is Very Good + to Near Fine. Dust Jacket's spine faded. Front cover's top corner, 1"x1/2", missing. Front flap's bottom corner clipped. Mildly soiled. Overall DJ is Good. VOLUME 3 "follows on closely similar lines." Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London. 1965. Contents: Waves; Carbon Dioxide System in Sea Water; Exchange of Chemical Substances between Air and Sea; Determination of Phosphorus in Sea Water; Disposal of Waste in the Marine Environment and Pollution of the Sea; Chaetognaths; Conditions for the existence of Life on the Abyssal Sea Floor, Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology of Polychaetes; Endocrine Physiology of Fishes; Oceanography and the Ecology of Tunas; and Biology of the North-east Atlantic Herring Population. Numerous illustrations including maps and foldouts. 421 pp. including Author Index, Systematic Index and Subject Index. Dust Jacket faded. Spine darkened. Piece of scotch tape at bottom edge to repair tear. Small tears at spine's top joints.Small tear on front cover's top edge. Overall DJ is Good.

Title: Oceanography and Marine Biology; Annual Reviews: Volumes 2 and 3

Author Name: Barnes, Harold (editor)

Illustrator: Figures (line Drawings, Diagrams, maps) Tables, Foldouts

Categories: Marine Life, Oceanography,

Publisher: New York, 1968

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Oceanography

Size: Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/2"

Seller ID: 004864

Keywords: marine Research, marine Science, Oceanography,Arctic Canada, Baltic Sea, Marine zoology