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Explore the West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau,9780982694022

Explore the West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau

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9780982694022

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0982694024
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Trade Paper
Pub. Date:
3/1/2012
Publisher(s):
Ocean Publishing
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Summary

Based on the famed French explorer¿s film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to America¿s 13 National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments. Each installment conducts a grand adventure through each of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining engaging descriptions, stunning photography, and behind-the-scenes stories from the Ocean Futures Society expedition team. Intelligent inquiries into the health of the world¿s oceans are provided along with an overview of several incredible underwater treasures. Conveying the beauty of the ocean and the specific measures being put into effect to preserve it, this inspirational collection also features detailed, practical information for planning visits to the sanctuaries. Included in this volume are the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary; Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, off Sapelo Island, Georgia; and Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico.

Author Biography

Jean-Michel Cousteau is a recipient of the Emmy award, the Peabody Award, the 7 d’Or, and the Cable Ace Award. He has produced more than 80 films and is the executive producer of the television show Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. He is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. He lives in Santa Barbara, California. Sylvia A. Earle is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society, leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, and chair of Google Earth advisory council for the ocean. She is a charter member of the Ocean Futures Society Advisory Board and the former chief scientist of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association. She is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. She lives in Oakland, California. Maia McGuire is the Sea Grant Extension Agent for the University of Florida–St. Augustine. She is a member of the Florida Marine Science Education Association and the National Marine Educators Association. She lives in St. Augustine, Florida.

Table of Contents

Foreword - Dr. Sylvia Earlep. xiii
Preface - Jean-Michel Cousteaup. xv
Introduction to the National Marine Sanctuariesp. 1
About this Seriesp. 1
About National Marine Sanctuariesp. 3
The National Marine Sanctuaries' West Coast Regionp. 5
Overlapping Themes in the Five West Coast National Marine Sanctuariesp. 6
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuaryp. 33
About Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuaryp. 33
Why a National Marine Sanctuary?p. 39
Resources within the Sanctuaryp. 45
Key Species within the Sanctuaryp. 56
Emerging Environmental Issuesp. 65
Research within the Sanctuaryp. 67
Visiting the Sanctuaryp. 70
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaryp. 93
About Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaryp. 93
Why a National Marine Sanctuary?p. 98
Resources within the Sanctuaryp. 101
Key Species within the Sanctuaryp. 117
Emerging Environmental Issuesp. 125
Research within the Sanctuaryp. 127
Visiting the Sanctuaryp. 128
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuaryp. 143
About Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuaryp. 143
Why a National Marine Sanctuary?p. 146
Resources within the Sanctuaryp. 149
Key Species within the Sanctuaryp. 170
Emerging Environmental Issuesp. 183
Research within the Sanctuaryp. 184
Visiting the Sanctuaryp. 187
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaryp. 193
About Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaryp. 193
Why a National Marine Sanctuary?p. 199
Resources within the Sanctuaryp. 203
Key Species within the Sanctuaryp. 210
Research within the Sanctuaryp. 229
Research Assetsp. 230
Visiting the Sanctuaryp. 236
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaryp. 243
About Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaryp. 243
Why a National Marine Sanctuary?p. 245
Resources within the Sanctuaryp. 248
Key Species within the Sanctuaryp. 255
Emerging Environmental Issuesp. 270
Research within the Sanctuaryp. 279
Visiting the Sanctuaryp. 280
When You Visit the Sanctuariesp. 289
Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuaryp. 289
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuaryp. 304
Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuaryp. 313
Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaryp. 320
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuaryp. 326
Acknowledgmentsp. 333
Glossaryp. 335
Indexp. 341
Biographiesp. 345
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