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 offered via authors who were invited to house themes of large interdisciplinary curiosity. jointly they gave a useful account of the current kingdom of marine examine, its proQlems and capability. There turns out benefit in publishing them in a single quantity and we're thankful to the authors who kindly agreed to arrange their papers for book. This has taken a while (and now not all authors discovered it attainable) yet we are hoping the ensuing quantity remains to be indicative of developments in glossy oceanography. quite obvious is the best way the utilized points are starting to play a extra very important half even with concerns concerning the results of the legislation of the ocean on our freedom to make observations. we're in particular thankful to the 4 authors who agreed to offer lectures summarising the paintings of their personal box which used to be stated on the meeting. We additionally desire to thank the opposite authors, in addition to all eager about the meeting and with the creation of this volume.
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