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ASFA 2: Ocean Technology, Policy & Non-Living Resources from ProQuest

Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts 2: Ocean Technology, Policy and Non-Living Resources indexes citations and abstracts of oceanography, ocean engineering, social sciences including international policy, and economics topics like trade and commerce. Sources include journals, books, conference papers, reports, patents, dissertations, and maps.

In the wake of growing concern over limited natural resources, scientists and engineers are increasingly turning to the sea for answers. ASFA 2 is the source that puts professionals in touch with effective management solutions, alerts them to problems, and updates them on new legislation that affects management practices. Coverage spans the wide-ranging fields of oceanography: physical, descriptive, dynamical, chemical, geological, and biological aspects are extensively examined, as well as limnology, ocean engineering, and specific resources. From international policy and legislation to meteorology and climatology to technology and engineering, ASFA 2 covers the crucial current issues.

Major areas of coverage include:

  • Law, Policy, Economics, and Social Sciences
  • Descriptive Oceanography and Limnology
  • Dynamical Oceanography and Limnology
  • Chemistry and Geochemistry
  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Underwater Optics
  • Marine Meteorology and Climatology
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • Marine Technology
  • Vessels, Underwater Vehicles, and Buoys
  • Offshore and Coastal Structures
  • Man-in-the-Sea and Diving
  • Support Services, Techniques, and Equipment
  • Resources
  • Commerce, Trade, and Economics

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1971-present. Note: These are several hundred records published before 1971.


September 13, 2010


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