Oceanology of China Seas

Oceanology of China Seas : Volume 2

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This collection of 52 papers presents the state-of-the-art of Oceanology of China Seas, including Yellow Sea, East China Sea and South China Sea. The papers are published in two volumes comprising six parts: Volume 1: Physical Oceanography, Marine Chemistry and Marine Biology. Volume 2: Marine Geology, Coastal Research and Marine Physics and Technology. The purpose of this book is to introduce to the world the most representative research of Chinese oceanographers and provide marine developers with a significant reference work.
For marine scientists and developers at oceanographic institutions, academia and naval research establishments. It will also be of value to the oil company geologist having an interest in the exploration of China Seas.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 229 pages
  • 165.1 x 246.38 x 20.32mm | 612.35g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1994 ed.
  • VI, 229 p.
  • 0792326172
  • 9780792326175

Table of contents

The Geology and Petroleum Resources of Northern China Seas.- Basin Evolution and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Northern South China Sea.- Geological Structure and Geophysical Characteristics of Nansha Block in Southern South China Sea.- Neogene Biostratigraphy of Zhujiangkou Basin, South China Sea: A Quantitative Study.- Sedimentation in Northern China Seas.- Basic Characteristics of Modern Sedimentation in South China Sea.- Paleoceanography in China: Progress and Problems.- Relative Sea Level Changes in China over the Last Eighty Years.- Tidal Flats in China.- Stratigraphic Models of Barrier-Lagoon Systems in the Coastal Zones of China.- Dynamic Geomorphic Systems of South China Coast.- Modern Coral Reefs in South ChinaSea.- Distribution and Formation of Littoral Placer Deposits in China.- Improvement of Natural Environments of Coastal Zone in South China.- Some Recent Advances in Underwater Acoustics in China.- Technology for Oceanographic Research and Investigation in China.- The Optical Information Transmission in the Ocean.- An Inversion Method for Obtaining Bottom Reflection Loss.- Multiplex Function Manganese Nodule Sounding System.- Acoustic Discrimination of Seafloor Properties.- Ocean Wave Directional Spectra by Optical Methods.- Statistical Characteristics of Sound Transmission and Signal Detection in Shallow Sea.
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