By X. Le Pichon, M. Melguen, J. C. Sibuet (auth.), Henry Charnock, Sir George Deacon (eds.)
The papers on the common Symposia of the Joint Oceanographic meeting have been provided via authors who have been invited to house themes of huge interdisciplinary curiosity. jointly they gave a worthwhile account of the current country of marine study, its proQlems and strength. There turns out advantage in publishing them in a single quantity and we're thankful to the authors who kindly agreed to arrange their papers for ebook. This has taken your time (and now not all authors stumbled on it attainable) yet we are hoping the ensuing quantity continues to be indicative of tendencies in smooth oceanography. fairly obvious is the way the utilized features are starting to play a extra vital half despite concerns in regards to the results of the legislation of the ocean on our freedom to make observations. we're specially thankful to the 4 authors who agreed to offer lectures summarising the paintings of their personal box which was once mentioned on the meeting. We additionally desire to thank the opposite authors, in addition to all interested by the meeting and with the creation of this volume.
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