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Springer Earth System Sciences

The Red Sea

The Formation, Morphology, Oceanography and Environment of a Young Ocean Basin

Editors: Rasul, Najeeb, Stewart, Ian C.F. (Eds.)

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  • Contributions from active researchers providing up-to-date summaries of their fields of interest
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  • Vital resource to all those involved in planning and managing the Red Sea, its environment, its resources and the countries which rely on its existence
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This book presents a broad overview of the current state of knowledge regarding the Red Sea, from its geological formation and oceanographic development to the environmental influences on its ecology and the changes it is experiencing due to the rapid development of its coastlines and role as one of the world’s major transport routes. The book gathers invited contributions from researchers with an interest in the geology, geophysics, oceanography and environment of the Red Sea, while also providing comprehensive new data and a complete review of the literature. It will be of interest not only to researchers actively studying the sea and its surroundings, but will also appeal to all those involved in planning and managing the Red Sea, its environment, its resources and the countries which rely on its existence.

About the authors

Dr. Najeeb Rasul, Saudi Geological Survey, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
e-mail: rasul.nm@sgs.org.sa
Dr. Ian C.F. Stewart, Saudi Geological Survey, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
e-mail: Stewart.IC@sgs.org.sa

Table of contents (34 chapters)

Table of contents (34 chapters)
  • Introduction to the Red Sea: Its Origin, Structure, and Environment

    Pages 1-28

    Rasul, Najeeb M. A. (et al.)

  • The Red Sea: Birth of an Ocean

    Pages 29-44

    Bonatti, Enrico (et al.)

  • Geological Evolution of the Red Sea: Historical Background, Review, and Synthesis

    Pages 45-78

    Bosworth, William

  • Seafloor Spreading Initiation: Geophysical and Geochemical Constraints from the Thetis and Nereus Deeps, Central Red Sea

    Pages 79-98

    Ligi, Marco (et al.)

  • The Northern Red Sea in Transition from Rifting to Drifting-Lessons Learned from Ocean Deeps

    Pages 99-121

    Ehrhardt, Axel (et al.)

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Softcover $229.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Red Sea
Book Subtitle
The Formation, Morphology, Oceanography and Environment of a Young Ocean Basin
Editors
  • Najeeb Rasul
  • Ian C.F. Stewart
Series Title
Springer Earth System Sciences
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-45201-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-45201-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-45200-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50913-5
Series ISSN
2197-9596
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 638
Number of Illustrations
45 b/w illustrations, 406 illustrations in colour
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