by Geert Potters
Publisher: Bookboon 2013
Number of pages: 231
This book on marine pollution describes different threats to life in the oceans, as well as the relevant modern research methods. It ends with a description on international legislation preventing pollution by the maritime sector (MARPOL73/78). Meant for a student with already basic knowledge of biochemistry and physiology.
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