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Encyclopedia of Seas

The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

Authors: Zonn, Igor S., Kostianoy, Andrey G., Semenov, Aleksandr

  • Provides systematized knowledge of the history of activities related to the Laptev, East Siberian and Chukchi seas
  • Fascinates readers with stories of exploration and information on the marine and coastal environment
  • Makes information on biodiversity, industry and social activities accessible to a wide audience
  • Includes a special section on the chronology of major historical events during the last 400 years
  • Features more than 100 color and 50 b/w illustrations
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About this Reference Work

This Encyclopedia is designed to accumulate and systematize our knowledge about the unique natural water areas - the Laptev, East Siberian and Chukchi seas, their wealth, the events that took place on its waters and shores, and the remarkable people whose lives were and are closely intertwined with the seas. The Encyclopedia contains about 1,500 terms and concepts related to the seas in alphabetical order. It describes geographical features: rivers, lakes, straits, bays; provides information about towns, seaports, transport communications, basic aquatic biological species, nature reserves, national and international programs for the study of the sea, research institutes, historical monuments, activities of prominent explorers and travelers, researchers and scientists. The Encyclopedia also includes a chronology of major historical events connected with the Eastern Arctic seas for more than 400 years.

About the authors

Prof. Igor S. Zonn is the General Director of Engineering Scientific-Production Center for Water Economy, Reclamation and Ecology in Moscow, Russia. His research has focused on the case studies about desert development, desertification, reclamation and water management in the arid lands, on regional climate change, socio-economic and environmental problems of the Aral, Caspian and Black seas.
Prof. Andrey G. Kostianoy is a Chief Scientist at the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, in Moscow, Russia. He is a specialist in physical oceanography. His research has focused on satellite monitoring, oceanography of coastal zones, regional climate change and environmental problems of the Black, Caspian and Aral seas.

Prof. Aleksandr V. Semenov – Doctor of Economics, Professor, Rector at S.Yu. Witte Moscow University (Moscow, Russia), Honorary Professor at Higher School of Finance and Management (Bialystok, Poland). Author of more than 50 scientific publications, author and editor of 10 books, including the Encyclopedia of the Adriatic Sea, the White Sea, the East-Siberian Sea, the Baltic Sea, and the Arctic Ocean published in 2014-2015 by the publishing house "International Relations" (Moscow, Russia).


Buy this book

Print $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-24236-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Print + eBook $419.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-24238-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
eReference $279.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-24237-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia
Authors
Series Title
Encyclopedia of Seas
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Print ISBN
978-3-319-24236-1
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-319-24238-5
eReference ISBN
978-3-319-24237-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 403
Number of Illustrations and Tables
75 b/w illustrations, 125 illustrations in colour
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