Marine Monitoring Books

  • Marine Litter: A Global Challenge

    Marine litter is an ecological, economic, health and aesthetic problem. It is a complex and multi-dimensional challenge with significant implications for the marine and coastal environment, and human activities all over the world. The persistence of marine litter is the result of a lack of coordinated global and regional strategies, and ...

  • Ships and Marine Technology

    Appearing in this volume are specifications, practices, and guides used in the marine industry. They include standard requirements for: steel furniture, watertight doors, marine coatings inspections and applications, electrical insulation monitors, computer applications, electronic databases, piping systems, transducers, and valves. ...

  • Ships and Marine Technology

    Appearing in this volume are specifications, practices, and guides used in the marine industry. They include standard requirements for: steel furniture, watertight doors, marine coatings inspections and applications, electrical insulation monitors, computer applications, electronic databases, piping systems, transducers, and valves. ...

  • Ships and Marine Technology

    Appearing in this volume are specifications, practices, and guides used in the marine industry. They include standard requirements for: steel furniture, watertight doors, marine coatings inspections and applications, electrical insulation monitors, computer applications, electronic databases, piping systems, transducers, and valves. ...

  • Ships and Marine Technology

    Appearing in this volume are specifications, practices, and guides used in the marine industry. They include standard requirements for: steel furniture, watertight doors, marine coatings inspections and applications, electrical insulation monitors, computer applications, electronic databases, piping systems, transducers, and valves. ...

  • Sampling Rare or Elusive Species: Concepts, Designs, and Techniques for Estimating Population Parameters

    Information regarding population status and abundance of rare species plays a key role in resource management decisions. Ideally, data should be collected using statistically sound sampling methods, but by their very nature, rare or elusive species pose a difficult sampling challenge.Sampling Rare or Elusive Species describes the latest sampling ...

  • Indicators for sustainable development of marine capture fisheries - vol 8 (En)

    Series: FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible FisheriesThe guidelines provide general information on the issue of sustainable development of fisheries in order to clarify why a system of indicators is needed to monitor the contribution of fisheries to sustainable development. They are complementary to the Guidelines on Fisheries Management but ...

  • Safety in sampling. Methodological notes (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThe presented methodological notes address the question of sampling accuracy when sample-based data collection operations are performed under operational constraints - a frequent concern of fishery administrations with limited budgets and human resources. The paper focuses on an 'a priori' determination of ...

  • PLA Notes 30: Participation and Fishing Communities

    1. Assessing pollution from tannery effluents in a South Indian village - K. Anbalagan, G. Karthikeyan and N. Narayanasamy. ~2. Participatory action research for a small industries promotion programme - Torsten Striepke. ~3. Participatory concept mapping to understand perceptions of urban malnutrition - Dan Maxwell, Margaret Armar-Klemesu, Lucy ...

  • The large marine ecosystems of the Pacific rim : a report of a symposium hel in Qingdao, People's Republic of Chine, 8-11 October 1994

    Presents research results on LMEs including identification of the major driving forces causing large-scale changes in biomass yields and health; development of ecosystem component models; and monitoring and assessment strategies and techniques for measuring changing states of LMEs. Covers contributions from 68 marine scientists from 14 ...

  • Marine fauna of Oman : cetaceans, turtles, seabirds and shallow water corals

    This volume presents the results of seven years of surveillance and monitoring of the marine fauna of Oman which was carried out during the development of a series of Coastal Zone Management Plans. The report provides an overview of the status of the different fauna groups and discusses the threats to their continued well-being, in particular a ...

  • Status and future of large marine ecosystems of the Indian Ocean : a report of the international symposium and workshop

    This report signals a new approach to ocean monitoring and management that lays a solid base using the principles of ecology and sustainable development while transcending traditional geopolitical and disciplinary divisions. LMEs are relatively large regions, often including the territorial waters of more than one nation, thus making coordination ...

  • Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas

    Designations of large Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) triggered a controversial debate within the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) concerning the legal basis of PSSAs, the relationship between the IMO’s PSSA guidelines and UNCLOS, as well as the competency of IMO to adopt mandatory protective measures in these areas. As a result, ...

  • The TRANSMED Atlas. The Mediterranean Region from Crust to Mantle

    The TRANSMED Atlas, consisting of a CD-ROM and a book, provides an updated overview of the geological and geophysical characteristics of the Mediterranean region by integrating new and pre-existing data on surface geology, seismic profiles and mantle tomography, both on land and at sea. Sixty-two structural geologists, geophysicists, marine ...

  • Working Around Vehicles Safely On The Waterfront: Every Choice Counts (DVD)

    Pedestrian safety is as important on the waterfront as it is on a busy city street. Don't get run over by the accidents!Maritime workers are at risk as pedestrians in their waterfront jobs. Pedestrians meet accidents, getting run over or flattened by equipment. Ensure their safety now with this course, part of an eight-program series – On The ...

  • White Sea

    This unique book written by Russian and Norwegian scientists is an analysis of studies based on extensive data analysis and numerical modelling simulations of the White Sea and provides a quantitative assessment of vulnerability of the White Sea marine ecosystems of future anthropogenic and, to some extent, climate change forcing. The authors ...

  • Port Security For Visitors, Vendors And Contractors (DVD)

    Keep out the dangers. Make sure that anyone entering your facility checks out. Know the ins and out of port security with this cutting-edge program. There are many safety risks, and containment efforts must all start at the door. Be sure that those entering your facility understand the security measures, as mandated by the Maritime Transportation ...

  • Oil Spill Response: A Global Perspective

    International experts in the field of oil spill response, including reprsentatives from 26 NATO countries, participated in a workshop in Canada to discuss their experience in the development and application of current and emerging technologies for oil spill response in the marine environment. These presentations which form the basis of chapters in ...

  • Oil Spill Response: A Global Perspective

    International experts in the field of oil spill response, including reprsentatives from 26 NATO countries, participated in a workshop in Canada to discuss their experience in the development and application of current and emerging technologies for oil spill response in the marine environment. These presentations which form the basis of chapters in ...

  • Modelling and Monitoring of Coastal Marine Processes

    Although numerous books have been written on both monitoring and modelling of coastal oceans, there is a practical need for an introductory multi-disciplinary volume to non-specialists in this field. The articles commisioned for this book, organized into four major themes, are written by experts in their disciplines while the text is intended for ...

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