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Coastal & Marine Sciences

A guide to resources for the Five College Certificate Program in Coastal & Marine Sciences.

Finding Books, etc. by Call Number

Materials on Coastal and Marine Sciences reside primarily in the GC (Oceanography) call number area, as well as QH (marine biology and ecology) and RA 565-RA600 (environmental health). Some examples:

  • Marine animals : QL 121 - QL 138
  • Marine biology: QH91 - QH 198
  • Marine pollution: GC 1080 - GC 1581
  • Marine resources conservation: GC 1018
  • Marine sediments: GC 380 - GC 399
  • Fisheries: SH

New Books

A selection of books in related fields...

The atlas of global conservation : changes, challenges and opportunities to make a difference, Du Bois Reference Collection S936 .A75 2010

Coastal lagoons : critical habitats of environmental change by edited by Michael J. Kennish, Hans W. Paerl, held by the Science and Engineering Library QH541.5.L27 C625 2010

Human impacts on seals, sea lions, and sea otters : integrating archaeology and ecology in the northeast Pacific / edited by Todd J. Braje and Torben C. Rick, held by Du Bois Library CC79.5.M35 H86 2011

Conservation of Pacific sea turtles / edited by Peter H. Dutton, Dale Squires, and Mahfuzuddin Ahmed, held by the Science & Engineering Library SH327.65.S42 C66 2011

The great sperm whale : a natural history of the ocean's most magnificent and mysterious creature / Richard Ellis, held by the Science & Engineering Library QL737.C435 E437 2011

Bycatch in small-scale tuna fisheries : a global study / by Robert Gillett, held by the Science & Engineering Library SH351.T8 G55 2011

Safer beaches : planning, design, and operation / Tom Griffiths, held by Du Bois Library GV191.67.W3 G75 2011

Disappearing destinations : climate change and future challenges for coastal tourism / edited by Andrew Jones and Michael Phillips, held by Du Bois Library G156.5.M36 D57 2011

The ecosystem approach to marine planning and management / edited by Sue Kidd, Andy Plater and Chris Frid, held by the Science & Engineering Library QH541.5.S3 E267 2011

Fisheries subsidies, sustainable development, and the WTO / edited by Anja von Moltke, held by the Science & Engineering Library SH334 .F576 2011

Sustainable fisheries : multi-level approaches to a global problem / edited by William W. Taylor, Abigail J. Lynch, Michael G. Schechter, held by the Science & Engineering Library SH329.S87 S863 2011

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