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Ocean ecosystem responses to future global change scenarios: a way forward

Shin‐ichi Ito, Kenneth A. Rose, Arthur J. Miller, Ken Drinkwater, Keith Brander, James E. Overland, Svein Sundby, Enrique Curchitser, James W. Hurrell, and Yasuhiro Yamanaka

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Available evidence of recent climate‐induced physical and chemical changes in the oceans is summarized, including changes in sea temperatures, nutrient supply, mixing and circulation, trace element ... More


Climate Change, Global Warming, and Agricultural Droughts

Gennady V. Menzhulin and Sergey P. Savvateyev

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0046
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The climate of a region is a representation of long-term weather conditions that prevail there. Over the millions of years of the existence of the atmosphere on the earth, the climate has changed ... More


Open approach to rivers in a delta

S. Nazrul Islam

in Rivers and Sustainable Development: Alternative Approaches and Their Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190079024
eISBN:
9780190079055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079024.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Chapter 12 presents the progress of and problems faced by the Open approach in the Bengal Delta and draws attention to the special merits of the Open approach in confronting the adverse effects of ... More


Designs for Comprehensive Community Colleges: 1958-1970

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

No analysis of the history of the community college movement in Massachusetts can begin without a discussion of some of the peculiar features of higher education in that state. Indeed, the ... More


The Great Transformation: 1970—1985

Steven Brint and Jerome Karabel

in The Diverted Dream: Community Colleges and the Promise of Educational Opportunity in America, 1900-1985

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195048155
eISBN:
9780197560044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195048155.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Organization and Management of Education

During the 1970s, the community colleges were finally able to realize the vocationalization project that visionaries in the junior college movement from Koos to Gleazer had favored for almost half ... More


Africa The Diverse: Proliferating Peoples, Congested Cities, Colliding Faiths

Robert I. Rotberg

in Things Come Together: Africans Achieving Greatness in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190942540
eISBN:
9780190942571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942540.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Africa is becoming the second most populous continent and several of Africa’s countries the most populous on the planet, after India and China. This surge of people will explode Africa’s cities, ... More


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