The Mediterranean Sea


ISBN: 978-3-540-25018-0 (Print) 978-3-540-31492-9 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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  2. Chapter

    Pages 3-27

    Mediterranean Sea and Humans: Improving a Conflictual Partnership

  3. Chapter

    Pages 29-66

    Circulation in the Mediterranean Sea

  4. Chapter

    Pages 67-86

    Nutrient, Oxygen and Carbon Ratios, CO2 Sequestrationand Anthropogenic Forcing in the Mediterranean Sea

  5. Chapter

    Pages 89-149

    Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Mediterranean Sea

  6. Chapter

    Pages 151-176

    Trace Metals in the Mediterranean Sea

  7. Chapter

    Pages 177-208

    The Mediterranean Mercury Anomaly, a Geochemical or a BiologocalIssue

  8. Chapter

    Pages 211-235

    River Inputs of Metals and Arsenic

  9. Chapter

    Pages 237-268

    Input of Various Chemicals Transported by Saharan Dust and Depositing atthe Sea Surface in the Mediterranean Sea

  10. Chapter

    Pages 269-296

    Surface-Active Properties of the Sea Surface Microlayerand Consequences for Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea

  11. Chapter

    Pages 297-317

    Importance of Visible Light-Induced Photo-oxidationProcesses in the North-Western Mediterranean Sea

  12. Chapter

    Pages 319-341

    Exchange of Pollutants (Trace Elements) at the Sediment Boundary

  13. Chapter

    Pages 345-359

    Biological Indicators in Mediterranean Coastal Waters: a Link betweenEnvironmental Chemistry and Ecological Assessment

  14. Chapter

    Pages 361-385

    Applicability of Models in the Field of Environmental Chemistry of the MediterraneanSea

  15. Chapter

    Pages 387-408

    Satellite Observations as Indicators of the Mediterranean Sea’s Health

  16. Back Matter

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