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Title:
The silent deep : the discovery, ecology and conservation of the deep sea
Author:
Koslow, J. Anthony (Julian Anthony), 1947-
Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
270 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The rise of deep-sea exploration : early paradigms -- On the shoulders of giants: the Challenger expedition -- Life in the twilight zone and beyond -- Bugs in the mud : the Lilliputian fauna of the deep seafloor -- Vents, seeps, and whale falls : alternative energy sources in the deep sea -- Seamounts and deepwater coral reefs -- Dumping and pollution -- Mining the deep sea -- Climate change -- Deepwater fisheries : no more an oxymoron -- The way forward : conservation and policy options / written with Kristina Gjerde.
ISBN:
9780226451251
Format :
Book