Geophysical Sciences

SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORIES

A New Vision of the Earth from the Abyss

Authors: Favali, Paolo, Beranzoli, Laura, De Santis, Angelo

  • Examines fundamental scientific problems, from the role of the ocean in climate to ecosystem dynamics and biodiversity face
  • Guides readers through the scientific challenges to be addressed
  • Offers the technical solutions for the architecture of seafloor observatories
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The oceans cover 70% of the terrestrial surface, and exert a pervasive influence on the Earth's environment but their nature is poorly recognized. Knowing the ocean's role deeply and understanding the complex, physical, biological, chemical and geological systems operating within it represent a major challenge to scientists today. Seafloor observatories offer scientists new opportunites to study multiple, interrelated natural phenomena over time scales ranging from seconds to decades, from episodic to global and long-term processes.

Seafloor Observatories poses the important and apparently simple question, "How can continuous and reliable monitoring at the seafloor by means of Seafloor Observatories extend exploration and improve knowledge of our planet?" The book leads the reader through:

  • the present scientific challenges to be addressed with seafloor observatories
  • the technical solutions for their architecture
  • an excursus on worldwide ongoing projects and programmes
  • some relevant scientific multidisciplinary results
  • and
  • a presentation of new and interesting long-term perspectives for the coming years.

Current results will yield significant improvements and exert a strong impact not only on our present knowledge of our planet but also on human evolution.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Favali, P. (et al.)

    Pages 1-2

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  • Integrating continuous observatory data from the coast to the abyss: Assembling a multidisciplinary view of the ocean in four dimensions

    Best, M. M. R. (et al.)

    Pages 5-21

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  • Underwater neutrino telescopes: Detectors for astro-particle physics and a gateway for deep-sea laboratories

    Migneco, E. (et al.)

    Pages 23-57

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  • Seafloor observations and observatory activities in the Sea of Marmara

    Çağatay, M. N. (et al.)

    Pages 59-79

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  • The Hellenic deep sea observatory: Science objectives and implementation

    Lykousis, V. (et al.)

    Pages 81-103

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eBook 130,89 €
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Softcover 166,35 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORIES
Book Subtitle
A New Vision of the Earth from the Abyss
Authors
Series Title
Geophysical Sciences
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-11374-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-11374-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-11373-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50623-3
Series ISSN
1615-9748
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXI, 676
Number of Illustrations and Tables
42 b/w illustrations, 306 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Jointly published with Praxis Publishing Ltd., UK
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