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Oceans 2020 [electronic resource] : science, trends, and the challenge of sustainability / [edited by] John G. Field, Gotthilf Hempel, Colin P. Summerhayes.

Contributor(s): Field, J. G | Hempel, Gotthilf | Summerhayes, C. P | Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission | International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research | International Council of Scientific Unions. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 365 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417539798 (electronic bk.); 9781417539796 (electronic bk.); 9781610910972 (electronic bk.); 1610910974 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Marine sciences -- Research | SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Oceanography | NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Oceans & Seas | Electronic books | UNCTAD | Unesco | UNEP | UN Conference on Environment and Development (1992 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) | UN Conference on the Law of the Sea | OCEANS | MARINE SCIENCES | ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT | SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT | PROGRAMMES OF ACTION | Sciences de la mer -- Recherche | Oceanen | Milieuvraagstuk | Duurzame ontwikkeling | Internationale samenwerking | Kongress | MeereskundeGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Potsdam (1999)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Oceans 2020.DDC classification: 551.46 Other classification: 74.17 | AR 22800 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
The coastal zone: an ecosystem under pressure / Han Lindeboom -- Climate change and the ocean / Gerald R. North, Robert A. Duce -- Fisheries and fisheries science in their search for sustainability / Gotthilf Hempel, Daniel Pauly -- Ocean studies for offshore industry / Colin P. Summerhayes, Karin Lochte -- Marine information for shipping and defense / David P. Rogers, Mary G. Altalo, Richard W. Spinrad -- Operational oceanography / Colin P. Summerhayes, Ralph Rayner -- A vision of oceanographic instrumentation and technologies in the early twenty-first century / Tommy D. Dickey -- Framework of cooperation / Geoffrey Holland, Patricio Bernal -- Capacity building / Miguel Fortes, Gotthilf Hempel -- The vision to 2020 / John G. Field, Colin P. Summerhayes, Gotthilf Hempel.
Summary: Contains a collection of essays analyzing the state of the world's oceans and identifying key issues for sustainable development.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The coastal zone: an ecosystem under pressure / Han Lindeboom -- Climate change and the ocean / Gerald R. North, Robert A. Duce -- Fisheries and fisheries science in their search for sustainability / Gotthilf Hempel, Daniel Pauly -- Ocean studies for offshore industry / Colin P. Summerhayes, Karin Lochte -- Marine information for shipping and defense / David P. Rogers, Mary G. Altalo, Richard W. Spinrad -- Operational oceanography / Colin P. Summerhayes, Ralph Rayner -- A vision of oceanographic instrumentation and technologies in the early twenty-first century / Tommy D. Dickey -- Framework of cooperation / Geoffrey Holland, Patricio Bernal -- Capacity building / Miguel Fortes, Gotthilf Hempel -- The vision to 2020 / John G. Field, Colin P. Summerhayes, Gotthilf Hempel.

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Contains a collection of essays analyzing the state of the world's oceans and identifying key issues for sustainable development.

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