Use and misuse of the seafloor

Use and misuse of the seafloor

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A fascinating account of the seafloor potential and the impact of its exploitation on the marine environment. Internationally renowned experts present articles covering such topics as use of the deep seafloor for waste disposal, short- and long-term effects of oil spills on marine ecosystems, ocean energy conversion systems, the future of deep-sea resources and more.(chapter 8, this volume) give a careful account of the exploitation of resources from the shallow seas that has led to large-scale mechanical removal of materials from the shallow seafloors or to their physical alteration (ground ... conflict between competing claims of hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation, of using the seafloor as a building site for ... Garrett (chapter 13, this volume) addressed major features of surface and bottom water circulation, and attempted to link concepts ofanbsp;...


Title:Use and misuse of the seafloor
Author: Jörn Thiede, Freie Universität Berlin
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons Inc - 1992
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