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 : Christopher L. J. Frid,Bryony A. Caswell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-06
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : As a society, we use more than 100,000 different industrial compounds to promote health and treat disease, to grow food and to access clean water. While technological developments have improved our lives, most of these compounds end up in our oceans where they threaten marine life and human health. The practice ...

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 ...

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, ...

Tropical Marine Pollution

Tropical Marine Pollution
  • Author : E.J. Ferguson Wood,R.E. Johannes
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1975-01-01
  • Total pages : 191
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Tropical Marine Pollution...

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Chris Frid,Bryony A. Caswell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Many of the "pollution" problems of previous decades seem to be "solved", in the developed World, or at least managed to minimise their environmental impacts. Whilst pollutants such as sewage can now be treated to reduce their damaging qualities the resulting effluent still contains a potentmixture of compounds that negatively ...

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 ...

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Robert Bernard Clark,Chris Frid,Martin Attrill
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : New to this latest edition of Marine Pollution is a greater emphasis on events outside UK waters and extensive coverage of eutrophication that is now a major marine environment threat....

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 : Judith S. Weis
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 273
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Marine pollution occurs today in varied forms - chemical, industrial, and agricultural - and the sources of pollution are endless. In recent history, we've seen oil spills, untreated sewage, eutrophication, invasive species, heavy metals, acidification, radioactive substances, marine litter, and overfishing, among other significant problems. Though marine pollution has long ...

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....

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 ...

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 ...

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 Shipping Waste and International Law

Marine Pollution  Shipping Waste and International Law
  • Author : Gabriela Argüello
  • Publisher : Routledge Research in International Environmental Law
  • Release Date : 2019-08-05
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : Based on author's thesis (doctoral - Gèoteborgs universitet, 2017) issued under title: Environmentally sound management: its status and role in the sea-land interface regulation of wastes....

Marine Pollution

Marine Pollution
  • Author : Robert Bernard Clark,Chris Frid,Martin Attrill
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 0128137371
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Summary : New to this latest edition of Marine Pollution is a greater emphasis on events outside UK waters and extensive coverage of eutrophication that is now a major marine environment threat....