ERIC Number: ED155039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Beneficial Modifications of the Marine Environment. A Symposium Held March 11, 1968, Washington, D.C.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
This volume contains papers presented at a symposium on beneficial modifications of the marine environment held in March, 1968. Included are four papers and accompanying discussions. One paper discusses the reason that the presence or absence of ice on the sea can influence the formation of climate and looks into the following two questions: (1) If the pack ice were removed, would the Artic Ocean remain an open sea? and (2) What are the possibilities for influencing large-scale climate by influencing the extent of ice on the sea? Another paper deals with the possibility of extracting appreciable quantities of atmospheric moisture by pumping cold bottom water to the surface of the ocean, to provide water for the islands in the Caribbean. The other papers are on water transfers into or between the Great Lakes and on modification of flow in estuaries. (BB)
Descriptors: Conferences, Environment, Environmental Research, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Physical Environment, Research Reports, Science Education, Water Resources
Printing and Publishing Office, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418 (Order No. ISBN 0-309-02034-4; No price quoted)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.