Oceanography has moved into the spotlight of urgent social concern, because of the oceans' impact on issues such as global climate change, biodiversity, and even national security. This new volume points to improved partnerships between ocean scientists, federal agencies, and the oceanographic institutions as the key to understanding the oceans and their effects on our lives.
Oceanography in the Next Decade outlines pressing marine research problems and offers recommendations for how they may be solved, with detailed discussions of
This comprehensive look at challenges and opportunities in oceanography will be important to researchers, faculty, and students in the field as well as federal policymakers, research administrators, and environmental professionals.
Table of Contents
|2 Toward New Partnerships in Ocean Sciences||24-46|
|3 Future Directions in Ocean Sciences||47-120|
|4 Human, Physical, and Fiscal Resources||121-170|
|I. How the Study Was Conducted||177-180|
|II. Abbreviations and Acronyms||181-183|
|III. Recent Workshop and Other Reports Relevant to Discussion in 'Directions in Biological Oceanography'||184-185|
|IV. Oceanography Manpower Assessment Questionaire: Academic Form||186-188|
|V. Oceanography Manpower Assessment Questionaire: Federal Laboratory Form||189-190|
|VI. Institutional Respondents to Manpower Survey||191-192|
|VII. Federal Respondents to Manpower Survey||193-194|
|Supplementary Photo Plates||203-206|
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