“This title in the Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series covers approximately 195 topics under the umbrella term marine geosciences, which incorporates marine geophysics, hydrography, climatology, marine biology, and ecology. … The writing and subject matter are advanced. For those libraries (academic and public) looking for a reliable and authoritative reference on marine geosciences, this is a highly recommended resource.” (American Reference Books Annual ARBA, June, 2018)
Encyclopedia of Marine Geosciences wins GSIS Mary B. Ansari Best 2017 Research Resource Work Award
The Encyclopedia of Marine Geosciences has been selected to receive the 2017 GSIS Mary B. Ansari Best Research Resource Work Award. J. Harff, M. Meschede, S. Petersen and J. Thiede are the editors of this reference work published by Springer in 2016.
The Geoscience Information Society has presented the GSIS Mary B. Ansari Best Reference Work Award annually since 1988. The award honors an outstanding reference work published in the field of geoscience information during the previous three years
“This Encyclopedia from Springer Reference is an excellent source. The information is clear, concise and easy to use for multiple levels of users. Those users at advanced levels can find additional information through the bibliography and cross-references. … Overall this is a good multilevel resource that can be used by all levels of university and a basic resource for the serious researcher in the area of marine geosciences.” (Victoria Packard, Reference Reviews, Vol. 37 (5), 2017)