Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: November, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 469
ISBN13: 9781522573081|ISBN10: 1522573089|EISBN13: 9781522573098|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7308-1

Description

To date, a vast amount of the world’s oceans remains uncharted. With water covering more than 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, maritime and oceanographic exploration and research is vital.

Oceanography and Coastal Informatics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical source of academic knowledge centered on technologies, methodologies, and practices related to the biological and physical aspects of the ocean and coastal environments. This publication is divided into four sections: climate change and environmental concerns; data analysis and management; fisheries management and ecology; and GIS, geospatial analysis, and localization. This publication is an ideal reference source for oceanographers, marine and maritime professionals, researchers, and scholars interested in current research on various aspects of oceanography and coastal informatics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate Change
  • Marine Renewable Energy
  • Marine Science and Ecology
  • Marine Sensor Networks
  • Marine Technology
  • Ocean Forecast Model
  • Ocean Model System
  • Oceanographic Data Management
  • Sustainable Development

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.