Seafriends - Ecology index

Oceanography is 


Oceanography. (located on this page) (3 pages)


The New Zealand situation. (10 pages)

Important tables

Table of the important elements for life, in the universe, planet, plants, animals.
Periodic table of elements, with explanation, importance for life and more. Introduction to the structure of atoms, basic chemistry and radioactivity.
Detailed composition of seawater: a concentration for all the elements known.
Geologic Time Table: the history of life and the planet, with earth maps and pictures.

further reading

Books and references (on this page)

what's new?

A log of recent changes to this section (on this page)

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Further reading

References in blue are available from the Seafriends Library

Allaby, Michael: Green facts (Ecology Facts) - the greenhouse effect and other key issues. 1989. 192p. Hamlyn. A well-documented and readable account on the main issues facing mankind.
Begon & Mortimer: Population Ecology. 1981
Borgstrom, Georg: Too many: an ecological overview of Earth's limitations. 1971. Collier.
Brand, Stewart: The clock of the long now. Time and responsibility. 1999. 

Budyko, M I: Global Ecology.1980.
Burton, Ian & Robert W Kates & Gilbert F White: The environment as hazard. 1978. Oxford Univ Press.
Cairncross, Frances: Costing the Earth. 1991. Harvard Business School Press.
Club of Rome: The First Global Revolution.(A King & B Schneider).1992.
Davidson, Eric A: You can't eat GNP. Economics as if ecology mattered. Perseus Publ. 2000.
Diamond, Jared: Guns, germs and steel.
De Villiers, Marc: Water, the fate of our most precious resource. Houghton Mifflin Co, 2000. A compelling and disturbing overview of the water situation world-wide. Factual and well documented. A must-read.
Ehrlich, Paul R and Anne H and John P Holden: Ecoscience, population, resources, environment. 1977. Freeman & Co.
Ehrlich, Paul & Anne: The population explosion. 1991. Touchstone.
Ehrlich, Paul R: Betrayal of science and reason. How anti-environmental rhetoric threatens our future. Island Press, 1996.
Karliner, Joshua: The corporate planet: Ecology and politics in the age of globalization. 1997 Sierra Club.
Kormondy, Edward J: Concepts of Ecology.1969.
MacArthur, Robert & Joseph Connell: The Biology of populations.1966.
Moore, Hillary B: Marine Ecology.1966.5th ed.
Odum, Eugene P: Fundamentals of ecology. 1971. W B Saunders Co.
Wackernagel, Mathis and William Rees: Our ecological footprint - reducing human impact on the Earth. 1992 The New Catalyst series.
Whittaker, Robert: (2) Communities and Ecosystems.1971.
Internet links:
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) educational section about severe weather phenomena.

What's new?


20000320 - Started to place the chapter about waves on the net.

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