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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Adv
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: piloting, navigation, marine, helm, minding
Number of Pages: 536
Published: 1994
eBookDB-ID: NAP:16288

This new volume offers a complete, highly readable assessment of marine navigation and piloting. It addresses the application of new technology to reduce the probability of accidents, controversies over effectiveness of waterways management and marine pilotage, and navigational decisionmaking. The book also explores the ways pilots of ships and tugs are trained, licensed, and held accountable. Air and marine traffic regulation methods are compared, including the use of vessel traffic services. Index.

Author: L. A. Dredge
Publisher: Natural Resources Canada
Keywords: marine, area, kivalliq, nunavut, wager, region, inner, deposits, limit, determinations, postglacial
Number of Pages: 7
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 0662403886
ISBN-13: 9780662403883

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers
Keywords: marine, stocks, nordic, shared, mammals
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 9291204293
ISBN-13: 9789291204298

Author: Henry I. Shaw, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guadalcanal, campaign, marine, offensive, first
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1992-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788135252
ISBN-13: 9780788135255

Contents: Gen. Alexander A. Vandegrift; 1st Marine utility uniform issued in World War II; LVT (1) -- The Amtracı; Gen. Vandegrift and his 1st Marine Division staff; the coastwatchers; the 1st Marine Division patch; Sgt. Maj. Sir Jacob Charles Vouza; M3A1 37mm antitank gun; Reising gun; November and the continuing buildup; 75mm pack Howitzer -- workhorse of the artillery; the Japanese Model 89 (1929) 50mm heavy grenade discharger; the Georgeı medal; sources. Maps and photos.

Author: Joseph H. Alexander
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: okinawa, victory, marines, campaign, final
Number of Pages: 61
Published: 1996-11
ISBN-10: 0788135287
ISBN-13: 9780788135286

Contents: countdown to 'Love-Day'; the senior Marine commanders (Maj. Gen. Roy S. Geiger, Pedro A. del Valle & Francis P. Mulcahy, & Gen. Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr.); initial infantry commanders; the Japanese forces; L-Day & movement to contact; the air & sea battles; the U.S. Army at Okinawa; Marine air at Okinawa; assault on Shuri; Marine artillery at Okinawa; Marine tanks at Okinawa; closing the loop; subsidiary amphibious landings; legacy; for extraordinary heroism (Medal of Honor); sources. Maps & photos.

Author: Thomas A. Jefferson
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: world, mammals, marine
Number of Pages: 332
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 9251032920
ISBN-13: 9789251032923

Identification guide to marine mammals and to cetaceans, seals, and sirenians found in fresh water

Author: James M. Kapetsky
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: development, management, marine, aquaculture, mapping, sensing, information, systems, remote, geographic
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2007-03-31
ISBN-10: 9251056463
ISBN-13: 9789251056462

The objective of this document is to illustrate the ways in which Geographical Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing and mapping can play a role in the development and management of marine aquaculture. The perspective is global. The approach is to employ example applications that have been aimed at resolving many of the important issues in marine aquaculture. The underlying purpose is to stimulate the interest of individuals in the government, industry and educational sectors of marine aquaculture to make more effective use of these tools. A brief introduction to spatial tools and their us
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