Diversity in Coastal Marine Sciences: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Research of Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Remote Sensing

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Diversity in Coastal Marine Sciences: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Research of Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Remote Sensing Editors: Charles W. Finkl, Christopher Makowski Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Springer International Publishing AG Pages: 701 Illustrations and other contents: 45 Tables, color; 151 Illustrations, color; 130 Illustrations, black and white; XXXVII, 701 p. 281 illus., 151 illus. in color. Language: English ISBN: 9783319575766 Categories: , , ,

This book integrates a wide range of subjects into a coherent purview of the status of coastal marine science. Designed for the professional or specialist in coastal science, oceanography, and related disciplines, this work will appeal to workers in multidisciplinary fields that strive for practical solutions to environmental problems in coastal marine settings around the world. Examples are drawn from many different geographic areas, including the Black Sea region. Subject areas covered include aspects of coastal marine geology, physics, chemistry, biology, and history. These subject areas were selected because they form the basis for integrative investigation of salient environmental problems or perspective solutions or interpretation of historical context.

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Author Biography

Charles W. Finkl has been the Executive Director of the Coastal Education & Research Foundation and Editor-in-Chief of the international Journal of Coastal Research for the past 32 years. He has edited and/or contributed to more than eight volumes in the Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series, of which he is the Series Editor. In addition to these duties, he is Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia (Perth) and previously worked for a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of the International Nickel Company of Canada (INCO). During his career, he acquired field experience in Australia; the Caribbean; South America; SW Pacific islands; southern Africa; Western Europe; and the Pacific Northwest, Midwest, and Southeast USA.