New PDF release: Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs V1: Geology 1: 001

By Owen Arthur Jones

ISBN-10: 0123896037

ISBN-13: 9780123896032

Biology and Geology of Coral Reefs, quantity I: Geology 1 makes a speciality of the evolution, reef varieties, geology, and structural and tectonic components inflicting the advance of coral reefs.

The choice first bargains info at the coral reefs of the Caribbean and Indian Ocean, together with evolution, actual atmosphere, coral range, reef groups, reef kinds and zonation, and reef morphology and sea-level switch. The manuscript then takes a glance on the Bikini and Eniwetok Atolls in Marshall Islands; geomorphology and geology of coral reefs in French Polynesia; and the coral reefs of latest Caledonia.

The ebook examines the coral reefs of the recent Guinea quarter and waters of the nice Barrier Reef province. themes comprise weather, differences due to the season in temperature and salinity, and water lots within the Coral Sea and their influence at the nice Barrier Reef. The publication additionally ponders at the geomorphology of japanese Queensland with regards to the nice Barrier Reef; structural and tectonic elements influencing the advance of coral reefs off Northeastern Queensland; and sediments of the nice Barrier Reef province.

The choice is an important resource of knowledge for marine biologists and readers attracted to the geology, evolution, actual surroundings, and variety of coral reefs.

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