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2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting

By: , Posted on: February 15, 2016


The oceans cover 71% of the Earth’s surface and marine environments range from shallow coastal waters to the deep sea. Oceans are fundamentally important to the human race as a source of food, energy, and minerals. However they are under siege from the overharvesting of natural resources, pollution, habitat destruction, invasive species, and climate change. Projected sea level rise and the collapse of commercial fisheries are putting food supplies and coastal areas at risk, potentially leading to economic and social upheaval. It is of the utmost importance to understand the interactions between climate change and the oceans and the impacts on marine ecosystems and human well-being. The 2016 Oceans Sciences Meeting, 21-26 February 2016, New Orleans, will be exploring and addressing the crucial issues and challenges we currently face and the impacts and solutions for the future of our oceans.

Elsevier will be exhibiting at the Ocean Sciences Meeting at booth #112! Check out some of the exciting products we will have on display and download two free articles on Oceanography taken from the Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences below.

Free Access Articles:

Oceans and Global Change: One Blue Planet by D.A. DellaSala

Biological Oceanography by J. Kirk Cochran

Hosted on ScienceDirect, the Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences combines thousands of comprehensive and encyclopedic articles from 20 world-leading Reference Works to create one interdisciplinary resource. Every Month the content is reviewed, updated and new articles are commissioned where needed to ensure the latest developments and discoveries are covered. Achieve more with this empowering resource, learn more here.

Receive 30% off the following Ocean Science books at the Elsevier Store! Use discount code STC215 at checkout

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coastal ocean observations

Coastal Ocean Observing Systems

treatise on estuarine and coastal science

Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science


Biogeochemistry of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter

coastal zones

Coastal Zones

modeling of marine ecosystems

Introduction to the Modelling of Marine Ecosystems

advances in marine biology

Advances in Marine Biology Series

Essential Journals

aquatic data

Aquatic Data
A new open access journal that will publish peer-reviewed articles describing scientific digital materials (text & numerical data, image, audio and video files, as well as online and standalone discovery and analysis tools) from fundamental and applied research, as well as citizen involvement in aquatic sciences.

Dr. Stéphane Pesant, Bremen, Germany

regional studies in marine science

Regional Studies in Marine Science

Publishing scientifically sound papers on regional aspects of maritime and marine resources in estuaries, coastal zones, continental shelf, the seas and oceans.

Prof Jason Hall-Spencer, Plymouth, UK
Dr. Gunnar Lauenstein, Cut Bank, Montana, USA
Prof Kenneth Leung, Hong Kong

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