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World atlas of coral reefs

Author: Mark Spalding; Corinna Ravilious; Edmund Green; World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides photographs and text to discuss the geographic distribution and conservation status of coral reefs in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Atlas
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Spalding; Corinna Ravilious; Edmund Green; World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
ISBN: 0520232550 9780520232556
OCLC Number: 49849784
Notes: Published in association with UNEP-WCMC.
Description: 424 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Part 1. Understanding coral reefs. The world of coral reefs --
Signs of change --
Reef mapping --
Part 2. The Atlantic and eastern Pacific. Northern Caribbean --
Western Caribbean --
Eastern Caribbean and Atlantic --
Part 3. The Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia. Western Indian Ocean --
Central Indian Ocean --
Middle Eastern seas --
Southeast Asia --
Part 4. The Pacific Ocean. Australia --
Melanesia --
Micronesia --
Polynesia.
Responsibility: Mark D. Spalding, Corinna Ravilious, and Edmund P. Green.

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This text provides a detailed and definitive account of the current state of our planet's coral reefs in 2001. With maps, descriptive texts and images by experts, this full-colour atlas should be a  Read more...

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"The authors have applied the best in contemporary marine science and cartography to a dauntingly difficult project, and the result is a credit to the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. The "World Read more...

 
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