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Main Title Life in the world's oceans : diversity, distribution, and abundance /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
McIntyre, A. D.
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Pub.,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 551196135
ISBN 9781405192972; 1405192976
Subjects Marine animals ; Marine ecology ; Biodiversity ; Zoological surveys ; Oceanography ; Meerestiere ; Meeresèokologie ; Meeresbiologie ; Biodiversität ; Biogeographie
Additional Subjects Census of Marine Life (Program)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  QH541.5.S3L54 2010 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 10/11/2011
Collation xix, 361 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
"Census of Marine Life." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Part I : Oceans past. Marine animal populations : a new look back in time -- Part II : Oceans present -- geographic realms. Surveying nearshore biodiversity ; Biodiversity knowledge and its application in the Gulf of Maine area ; Coral reef biodiversity ; New perceptions of continental margin biodiversity ; Biodiversity patterns and processes on the Mid-Atlantic ridge ; Life on seamounts ; Diversity of abyssal marine life ; Biogeography, ecology, and vulnerability of chemosynthetic ecosystems in the deep sea ; Marine life in the Arctic ; Marine life in the Antarctic -- Part III : Oceans present -- global distributions. A global census of marine microbes ; A census of zooplankton of the global ocean -- Part IV : Oceans present -- animal movements. Tracking fish movements and survival on the Northeast Pacific shelf ; A view of the ocean from Pacific predators -- Part V : Oceans future. The future of marine animal populations -- Part VI : Using the data. Data integration : the ocean biogeographic information system. From the publisher. Life in the World's Oceans: Diversity, Abundance and Distribution is a true landmark publication. Comprising the synthesis and analysis of the results of the Census of Marine Life this most important book brings together the work of around 2000 scientists from 80 nations around the globe. The book is broadly divided into four sections, covering oceans past, oceans present, oceans future and a final section covering the utilization of the data which has been gathered, and the coordination and communication of the results.