The Encyclopedia of Oceanography
The Encyclopedia of Oceanography – published in 1966 in New York, USA; published in Russian in Leningrad in 1979. It was compiled by renowned scientists from different countries including the Soviet Union, edited by Rhodes W. Fairbridge. It contains more than 200 articles, which provides information about the oceans, its hydrology, geology, hydrobiology, hydrochemistry, mineral, and energy resources. Among the descriptions of the World Ocean seas, the description of the Laptev Sea is written by members of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute E.G. Nikiforov, V.V. Pavlov, and O.A. Shpaikher; the East Siberian Sea description is written by A.S. Ionin; Chukchi Sea description is written by K. Hankins (USA) and P.A. Kaplin (USSR).