By X. Le Pichon, M. Melguen, J. C. Sibuet (auth.), Henry Charnock, Sir George Deacon (eds.)
The papers on the basic Symposia of the Joint Oceanographic meeting have been provided by way of authors who were invited to house issues of wide interdisciplinary curiosity. jointly they gave a invaluable account of the current country of marine learn, its proQlems and power. There turns out benefit in publishing them in a single quantity and we're thankful to the authors who kindly agreed to organize their papers for booklet. This has taken a while (and now not all authors chanced on it attainable) yet we are hoping the ensuing quantity remains to be indicative of developments in glossy oceanography. really visible is the best way the utilized points are commencing to play a extra very important half inspite of concerns in regards to the results of the legislations of the ocean on our freedom to make observations. we're specifically thankful to the 4 authors who agreed to provide lectures summarising the paintings of their personal box which was once said on the meeting. We additionally desire to thank the opposite authors, in addition to all serious about the meeting and with the construction of this volume.
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