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Title Marine geology and oceanography of Arabian Sea and coastal Pakistan / edited by Bilal U. Haq, John D. Milliman.
Published New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold/Scientific and Academic Editions, c1984.
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 Floor4  QE350.52.A73 M37 1984    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 382 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Note A collection of papers, most of which were presented at the first U.S.-Pakistan workshop in marine science held in Karachi in November 1982.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Makran Coast of Pakistan : its stratigraphy and hydrocarbon potential / J.C. Harms, H.N. Cappel and D.C. Francis -- Status of petroleum exploration offshore Pakistan / V.N. Quadri -- Structural features of the Makran forearc on Landsat imagery / J.K. Leggett and J. Platt -- Neogene and Quaternary Mollusca from the Makran Coast, Pakistan / J.A. Crame -- Sediment discharge from the Indus River to the ocean : past, present and future / J.D. Milliman, G.S. Quraishee and M.A.A. Beg -- Geology of the Indus Delta / A.H. Kazmi -- Deltaic morphology and sedimentology, with special reference to Indus River Delta / J.T. Wells and J.M. Coleman -- Indus fan : seismic structure, channel migration and sediment-thickness in the upper fan / F. Coumes and V. Kolla -- Estuarine circulation and sedimentation : an overview / J.R. Schubel -- Sedimentation processes on the continental shelf / R.W. Sternberg -- An overview of the tectonics of Pakistan / A. Farah, R.D. Lawrence and K.A. De Jong -- Tectonics of the Himalayan thrust belt in northern Pakistan / R.S. Yeats and R.D. Lawrence -- Paleoceanography : a synoptic overview of 200 million years of ocean history / B.U. Haq -- Sea level and plate dynamics / T.R. Worsley, D. Nance and J.B. Moody -- Mangroves : a summary of knowledge with emphasis on Pakistan / S.C. Snedaker -- Environmental studies in support of fisheries development and management programs in Pakistan / F. Williams -- An overview of the hydrography and associated biological phenomena in the Arabian Sea, off Pakistan / K. Banse -- Controls of dissolved oxygen distribution and organic carbon deposition in the Arabian Sea / R.D. Slater and P. Kroopnick --
The ecological and biogeochemical roles of bacterioplankton in coastal marine systems / F. Azam -- Phytoplankton dynamics in the marine food-web / O. Holm-Hansen -- Coastal upwelling : a short summary of its physical, chemical and biological characteristics / T.T. Packard, D. Blasco and R.C. Dugdale -- El NiƱo and other large scale air-sea interactions / R.J. Fleming and N.A. Ostenso -- Inorganic interactions of silica-containing minerals with seawater / D.C. Hurd -- An integrated approach to anaerobic marine ecosystem study : an example from Saanich Inlet, B.C., Canada / S.I. Ahmad et al.
Subject Geology -- Arabian Sea -- Congresses.
Oceanography -- Arabian Sea -- Congresses.
Geology -- Pakistan -- Congresses.
Related Names Haq, Bilal U.
Milliman, John D.
Related To Online version: Marine geology and oceanography of Arabian Sea and coastal Pakistan. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold/Scientific and Academic Editions, c1984 (OCoLC)647650783
ISBN 0442232160
OCLC number 10275958