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Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea

by Springer

For many years the reduction of eutrophication in the Baltic Sea has been a hot issue for mass-media, science, political parties and environmental action groups with manifold implications related to fisheries (will the Baltic cod survive?), sustainable coastal development (have billions of Euros been wasted on nitrogen reductions?), ecotoxicology ...;

Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Subsidence: Causes, Consequences, and Strategies

by Springer

Greenhouse-induced climate warming increasingly appears to be a reality, and the warming climate will be accompanied by an accelerated sea level rise - as much as 60-100 cm over the next century. What is commonly absent in the discussion of rising sea level, however, is the role played by the subsidence of low-lying coastal areas, which can ...;

Mangrove forests, climate change and sea level rise : hydrological influences on community structure and survival, with examples from the Indo-West Pa

by Earthprint Ltd

An evaluation of the potential response of mangrove communities to changes in key environmental variables associated with a warmer world. Past and present distribution patterns and ecological data on community structure and species diversity provide insights to possible responses to sea level rise.;

Physical Oceanography of the Baltic Sea

by Springer

The Baltic Sea oceanographic research community is wide and the research history is over 100 years old. Nevertheless, there is still no single, coherent book on the physical oceanography of the Baltic Sea as a whole. There is a strong need for such a book, coming from working oceanographers as well as the university teaching programmes in advanced ...;

Climatic Change in the Intra-Americas seas

by Earthprint Ltd

This book by oceanographers, meteorologists, ecologists and social scientists gives an account of the implications that global warming and sea-level rise will have on ecosystems and the socio-economic structure in the marine and coastal regions of the Caribbean, the gulf of Mexico, the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Northeast coast of south America. The ...;

Global and Regional Climate Interaction: The Caspian Sea Experience

by Springer

The problem of global and regional climate interactions is receiving increased attention in light of anticipated global warming and its possible environmental and societal consequences. The Caspian Sea Basin is a region where such consequences may be particularly significant. This book traces the complex linkages between climatic changes in ...;

The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate and Human Settlement

by Springer

Stimulated by 'Noah’s Flood Hypothesis' proposed by W. Ryan and W. Pitman in which a catastrophic inundation of the Pontic basin was linked to the biblical story, leading experts in Black Sea research (including oceanography, marine geology, paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, archaeology, and linguistic spread) provide overviews of their data and ...;

PLAN B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

by Earth Policy Institute

Experts were “stunned” this past summer by the loss of Arctic sea ice. An area almost twice the size of Britain disappeared in a single week.The Greenland ice cap is melting so fast that it is triggering minor earthquakes as pieces of ice weighing several billion tons break off the ice sheet and slide into the sea. The West Antarctic ...;

Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

by Earth Policy Institute

We are creating a bubble economy an economy whose output is artificially inflated by drawing down the earth's natural capital.Each year the bubble grows larger as our demands on the earth expand. The challenge for our generation is to deflate the global economic bubble before it bursts.Throughout most of human history, we lived on the earth's ...;

State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World

by Worldwatch Institute

What must we do in the 21st century—especially in 2009 and the years just following—to head off the kind of climate catastrophe that many scientists now see as likely?State of the World 2009 is intended to inject new inspiration and energy into national and international climate negotiations by conveying the profound, long-term ...;

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