Understanding the North Sea System


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The continental shelf seas have an importance which is out of proportion to the rela- tively small fraction of the area of the global ocean which they occupy. These shallow seas play an important role as the high energy boundary zones of the deep ocean where much of the ocean's tidal and wave energies are dissipated. They are highly productive biologically and are responsible for most of the world's fishery production. In many cases, they are also sources of economically important resources, notably hydrocarbons and they ...

Understanding the North Sea System 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789401045407

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Understanding the North Sea System 1993, Kluwer Academic Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780412554803