Oceanography

Edited by : Jacques C.J. Nihoul,

GeoHydrodynamics and Environment Research (GHER), University of Liege, Belgium

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen,

Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

1. The Oceans

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

The Open Oceans

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Continental Margins and Marginal Seas

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Role of the Oceans in Global Cycles of Carbon and Nutrients

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Role of the Oceans in the Global Climate System

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

2. Physical Oceanography Topic Overview

John M. Huthnance, Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Bidston Observatory, UK

Sea Water Properties. Water Masses. Global Scale Currents

Jacques C.J. Nihoul, GeoHydrodynamics and Environment Research (GHER), University of Liege, Belgium

Air-Sea Interactions

Jacques C.J. Nihoul, GeoHydrodynamics and Environment Research (GHER), University of Liege, Belgium

François C. Ronday, Marine Meteorology and Air Sea Interactions (ASI), University of Liège, Belgium

Waves in the Oceans

Wolfgang Fennel, Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde (IOW), Germany

Sea-Ice Interactions

Jan Erik Weber, Department of Geophysics, University of Oslo, Norway

Synoptic/mesoscale Processes

John M. Huthnance, Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, Bidston Observatory, UK

Fronts and Mixing Processes

Anna Ivanovna Ginzburg, Department of Experimental and Space Oceanology, P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Andrey G. Kostianoy, Department of Experimental and Space Oceanology, P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Coastal Oceanography

Christopher N.K. Mooers, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, USA

3. Chemistry of the Oceans

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

General Chemistry of Seawater

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Nutrient Cycling in the Oceans

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Carbonate Chemistry of the Oceans

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Natural and Anthropogenic Radionuclides

Yu-Chia Chung, Institute of Marine Geology, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Human Perturbations

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Non-Radioactive Ocean Pollution

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

4. Biological Oceanography

Louis Legendre, Laboratoire d'Oceanographie de Villefranche, France

Fereidoun Rassoulzadegan, Laboratoire d'Oceanographie de Villefranche, France

Oceans as Major Reservoirs of Protein

M. Robin Anderson, Science, Oceans and Environment Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada

Richard B. Rivkin, Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Marine Biogeochemical Cycles: Effects on Climate and Response

to Climate Change

Jean-Pierre Gattuso, Laboratoire d'Oceanographie de Villefranche, CNRS and Université Pierre et Marie Curie,Marine Biodiversity

Pierre Brunel, Departement de Sciences Biologiques, Universite de Montreal, Canada

Models and Functioning of Marine Ecosystems

Tron Frede Thingstad, Department of Microbiology, University of Bergen, Norway

Jarl Giske, Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology, University of Bergen, Norway

Littoral Zone

Carlos M. Duarte, Instituto Mediterraneo de Estudios Avanzados, CSIC-Univ. Illes Balears, Spain

Deep Sea Benthos, Contrasting Ecosystems

Lucien Claude Laubier, Oceanology Center of Marseilles, University of the Mediterranean, France

5. Geological Oceanography: Introduction and Historical Perspective

Min-Te Chen, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

Morphology of Ocean Floor and Plate Tectonics

Chengsung Wang, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

Seismic Imaging in the Oceans

Tan-Kin Wang, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

Mining and Oil Exploration in the Oceans and Seas

Shari Dunn-Norman, University of Missouri-Rolla, USA

Chao-Shine Lee, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

6. Coral Reefs as a Life Supporting System

Lee-Shing Fang, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Taiwan

Keryea Y. Soong, Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Coral Reef Ecosystems: An Overview of their Structure and Function

John M.R. Chisholm, Observatoire Océanologique Européen, Scientific Centre of Monaco, Monaco

Biological Dynamics of Coral Reefs

Tung-Yung Fan, Institution of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Chang-Feng Dai, Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

Coral Reef Biodiversity

Zvy Dubinsky, Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

The Productivity of Corals

Angela E. Douglas, Department of Biology, University of York, UK

Effects of Climate Change on Coral Reefs

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland, Australia

7. Human Uses of the Oceans

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Wen-Yan Chiau, Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Human Use and Ocean Circulation

Wen-Yan Chiau, Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Ocean Regeneration

Wen-Yan Chiau, Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Coral Reef Regeneration

Jean M. Jaubert, European Oceanographic Center, Monaco

Keryea Y. Soong, Institute of Marine Biology, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Management Options for Ocean Conservation

Wen-Yan Chiau, Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Chen-Tung Arthur Chen, Institute of Marine Geology and Chemistry, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Management Options for Coral Reef Conservation

Wen-Yan Chiau, Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

8. Ocean Engineering

Chia Chuen Kao, Department of Hydraulics and Ocean Engineering, National Chen-Kung University, Taiwan

Field Measurements

Chung-Chu Teng, National Data Buoy Center, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Department of Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi, USA

Marine Structures and Materials

Yucheng Li, Department of Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China

Linpu Li, Department of Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China

Naval Architecture

Jen-Shiang Kouh, Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan

Ocean Energy

Kuo-Liang Pan, Water Resource Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan

Mariculture Engineering (Sea Farming Systems)

Yang-Yih Chen, Department of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

Underwater Acoustics

Gee-Pinn James Too, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Harbor and Navigation

Soeren Kohlhase, University of Rostock, Germany

9. Modeling the Ocean System in a Sustainable Development Perspective

Jacques C.J. Nihoul, GeoHydrodynamics and Environment Research (GHER), University of Liege, Belgium

Nested Interdisciplinary Three-Dimensional Models of the Marine System

Jacques C.J. Nihoul, GeoHydrodynamics and Environment Research (GHER), University of Liege, Belgium

Large Mathematical and Numerical Geohydrodynamic Models

Jean-Marie Beckers, National Fund for Scientific Research, University of Liege, Belgium

Modeling Biogeochemical Processes in Marine Ecosystems

Marilaure Grégoire, GHER, University of Liege, Belgium

I. Temel Oguz, Middle East Technical University (METU), Institute of Marine Sciences, Turkey