Marine Pollution

Written By Ricardo Beiras
Marine Pollution
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 July 2018
  • ISBN : 0128137371
  • Pages : 408 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Marine Pollution written by Ricardo Beiras which was release on 19 July 2018, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Marine Pollution: Sources, Fate and Effects of Pollutants in Coastal Ecosystems bring together the theoretical background on common and emerging marine pollutants and their effects on organisms (ecotoxicology). Written by a well-renowned expert in the field who is a researcher, teacher and advisor of national and international institutions on issues, such as oil spills, water quality assessment and plastic pollution, the book offers a thorough account of the effects (ecotoxicology) of pollutants on marine organisms and the public health implications, along with the biological tools advocated by the international institutions for marine pollution monitoring. Marine Pollution: Sources, Fate and Effects of Pollutants in Coastal Ecosystems presents information in a rigorous and contrasted manner derived from a comprehensive review of solid scientific knowledge, but also illustrated with examples of practical applications. Contains up-to-date background levels and regulations on marine pollutants Conveys an in-depth analysis of the uptake, accumulation and fate of pollutants in the marine compartments Delivers a critical appraisal on biological tools for the practical monitoring of coastal pollution Includes a comprehensive glossary of technical terms and appendices with useful transversal information (units, acronyms, etc.)

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Robert Bernard Clark
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 172
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : The market leading textbook in marine pollution now in its fifth edition. The problems of pollution in the seas worldwide are explained clearly, unemotionally, and authoritatively. This book is designed as an introductory textbook, but no particular knowledge is demanded of the reader; it can be used by engineers, economists, ...

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Tobias N. Hofer
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Marine pollution is the harmful effect caused by the entry into the ocean of chemicals or particles. An associated problem is that many potentially toxic chemical's adhere to tiny particles which are then taken up by plankton and benthos animals, most of which are either deposit or filter feeders, concentrating ...

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Sebastian A. Gerlach
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : When, in 1966, the Gennan Research Society directed the attention of oceanographers in the Federal Republic of Ger many to problems of marine pollution, I was not enthusiastic. Emphasis on this problem area meant that other important research plans had to be postponed. But the lectures at the Third International Oceanographic ...

Strategies and Advanced Techniques for Marine Pollution Studies

Strategies and Advanced Techniques for Marine Pollution Studies
  • Author : C.S. Giam,Henri J.-M. Dou
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : A distinction between contamination and pollution is useful when we wish to consider what strategies to adopt in researching the impact of anthropogenic activities on the marine environment. Contamination strictly refers to the chemical burden imposed on the system and is evaluated in terms of the concentrations of chemical compounds ...

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Ricardo Beiras
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-07-19
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Marine Pollution: Sources, Fate and Effects of Pollutants in Coastal Ecosystems bring together the theoretical background on common and emerging marine pollutants and their effects on organisms (ecotoxicology). Written by a well-renowned expert in the field who is a researcher, teacher and advisor of national and international institutions on issues, ...

Marine Pollution and the Law of the Sea

Marine Pollution and the Law of the Sea
  • Author : John Warren Kindt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Total pages : 2407
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : An overview of marine pollution issues as they interfacewith the dynamic and rapidly evolving area of the Law of theSea. Includes not only the "basics" of international andenvironmental law but an in-depth analysis of the Law ofthe Sea.2 vol. supplement Appendix and Index (looseleaf).Appendixes volume includes 1992 update; Appendixes and ...

Marine Pollution and Climate Change

Marine Pollution and Climate Change
  • Author : Andres Hugo Arias,Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-18
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : This book presents a broad overview of pollution issues facing climatic, economic, and legal globalization. Topics include changes in oceans from ancient times to the present, the importance of marine currents and changing climates, marine pollution linked to climate change (fossil fuels, global carbon dioxide, heavy metals, pesticides, plastics, emerging ...

The Terminology of Marine Pollution by Plastics and Microplastics

The Terminology of Marine Pollution by Plastics and Microplastics
  • Author : Marina Niceforo
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-08
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : As a specialised language, the terminology of marine pollution by plastics and microplastics is composed mainly of technical-scientific terms from the field of marine ecology, along with general-language words used with a domain-specific meaning. Since there are few existing studies focusing on the linguistic-terminological aspects of ecology, this book analyses ...

Modern Treatment Strategies for Marine Pollution

Modern Treatment Strategies for Marine Pollution
  • Author : Senthil Kumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-23
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Modern Treatment Strategies for Marine Pollution provides an overview of assessment tools that identify contaminants in marine water, also discussing the latest technologies for removing these contaminants. Through templated and consistently structured chapters, the author explores the importance of seawater to our marine ecosystems and the devastating effects pollutants are ...

Prevention and Compensation of Marine Pollution Damage

Prevention and Compensation of Marine Pollution Damage
  • Author : Michael Faure,Michael G. Faure
  • Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Marine oil pollution is one of the most damaging environmental liabilities of our time, and is taken very seriously by governments. Although international conventions take the lead in the legal regime underpinning prevention and compensation of marine oil pollution damage, national legal systems differ considerably in how they interpret and ...

Marine Pollution and Human Health

Marine Pollution and Human Health
  • Author : Ronald E. Hester,R. M. Harrison
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : This book discusses marine pathogens, pollution and toxic algal blooms and their impact on coastal ecosystems and human health....

Marine Pollution Current Status Impacts and Remedies

Marine Pollution  Current Status  Impacts and Remedies
  • Author : De-Sheng Pei ,Muhammad Junaid
  • Publisher : Bentham Science Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-08-05
  • Total pages : 500
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : While oceans are vast, they represent a fragile resource that must be protected if we want to protect our livelihoods and our planet. Marine pollution has been a topic of concern for a long time, and it has recently attracted the attention of scientists, environmentalists, economists, politicians and journalists in ...

Reference Methods for Marine Pollution Studies

Reference Methods for Marine Pollution Studies
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Download or read online Reference Methods for Marine Pollution Studies written by , published by which was released on 1985. Get Reference Methods for Marine Pollution Studies Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Economic Losses from Marine Pollution

Economic Losses from Marine Pollution
  • Author : Douglas D. Ofiara,Joseph Seneca
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release Date : 2001-05
  • Total pages : 203
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Marine pollution causes significant damage to fisheries and other economically productive uses of the ocean. The value of that damage can be quantified by economists, but the meanings of those valuations and how they are derived are often obscure to noneconomists.Economic Losses from Marine Pollution brings a fuller understanding ...

Marine Pollution Control

Marine Pollution Control
  • Author : Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2018-04-24
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : This book discusses in a concise manner the key aspects that are important for the understanding of regulations and managerial framework governing marine pollution. It identifies the practical context in which marine pollution comes into play and addresses the international legal regime governing the numerous sources of marine pollution, as ...