The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov

“Atlas of the Oceans”

Reference work entry

“Atlas of the Oceans” – a fundamental scientific and cartographical work summarizing modern knowledge of natural processes and phenomena taking place in the World Ocean. More than 30 research and industrial institutions of the Ministry of Defense, the Academy of Sciences, Hydrometeorological Service, and Scientific-Research Institutes of the Russian Federation (up to 1992 – the USSR) took part in its preparation. There were published eight volumes: “The Pacific Ocean” (1974), “The Atlantic and Indian Oceans” (1977), “The Arctic Ocean” (1980), “Terms, concepts, reference tables” (1980), “Bottom relief of the World Ocean” (1980), “The Straits of the World Ocean” (1993), “The Man and the Ocean” (1996) and “The Antarctic” (2005).

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