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By David W. Sims (Eds.)

ISBN-10: 0123749603

ISBN-13: 9780123749604

Advances in Marine Biology has been delivering in-depth and up to date stories on all facets of Marine Biology on account that 1963 -- over forty years of exceptional insurance! The sequence is recognized for either its excellence of reports and modifying. Now edited through D.W. Sims (Marine organic organization Laboratory, Plymouth, UK), with an the world over well known Editorial Board, the serial publishes in-depth and up-to-date content on a variety of themes in an effort to attract postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries technology, ecology, zoology, and organic oceanography. * Rated "Number 1" within the hugely aggressive class of Marine & Freshwater Biology by way of ISI within the 2000 ISI journals quotation document * continues an influence issue of 3.37, the top within the box * sequence good points over 35 years of assurance of the examine

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The relative contributions of these factors to the large observed changes are still a matter of debate, although changes in evaporation/precipitation are shown to be important by Curry et al. (2003). The increasing differences in the salinity budgets of the Atlantic and Pacific suggest a change in the freshwater budget of the two basins. Bindoff et al. (2007) conclude that pronounced changes in salinity reflect a modification of the Earth’s hydrological cycle with enhanced transport of water in the atmosphere between low and higher latitudes.

One regional change that is likely to have a substantial impact is that many deltaic regions around the Impacts of the Oceans on Climate Change 25 world are sinking as a result of reduced sediment supply, compaction of sediments and water (and/or oil or gas) extraction. Sea-level rise will be felt most acutely through extreme events, such as Hurricane Katrina and Cyclone Nargis. Rising sea-level on its own (without any change in the intensity or frequency of extreme weather driving coastal storm surges) will result in extreme sea-level thresholds of a given value being crossed more frequently.

2008). Against this background, the rise in temperature over the last 50 years cannot be explained without including human forcing. , 2007). 1. 1. 64  C over the last 50 years. , 2007). Thompson et al. (2008) have shown recently that this peak is an artefact due to sampling biases. Their results alter the variability, but not the long-term trend. Modelling studies predict that the trend in SST is likely to continue in the twenty-first century, with regional variability. , 2007). Warming has been more pronounced in the Southern Ocean over the last 50–70 years (Gille, 2002, 2008) and has changed locally around the Antarctic Peninsula where the very rapid atmospheric warming has been paralleled by an increase in surface ocean temperature of >1  C in summer months since the 1950s (Meredith and King, 2005).

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