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New Book: Robert Ballard Memoir

Legendary ocean explorer Robert Ballard has released “Into the Deep: A Memoir from the Man Who Found Titanic.” The book shares inside stories of danger, suspense and discovery—plus previously untold stories about Ballard’s dyslexia and how it has shaped his life. Twice a New York Times best-selling author, for his memoir, Ballard partnered with investigative reporter and bestselling author Christopher Drew to tell

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Book: Guy Harvey’s Underwater World

Stackpole Books will release “Guy Harvey’s Underwater World” on June 1. This large-format book showcases Harvey’s around-the-world fishing and diving adventures. Drawing from notes, photographs and his signature artwork, Harvey weaves together stories, scientific discoveries and insights into the behavior of dozens of gamefish species to give us an up-close picture of his time on and in the water. Chapters

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Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast–Updated Edition

For nearly 60 years, Willard Bascom’s bestselling book “Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast” (Patagonia, March 16, 2021) has been a go-to resource of surfers, sailors, oceanographers and anyone with an appreciation for the sea. But since the book’s original 1963 publication, a new wave–the wave of climate change–has vastly impacted ocean dynamics, coastlines and coastal

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New Book–Timor-Leste: From the Sea to the Mountains

Timor Leste From the Sea to the Mountains

“Timor-Leste: From the Sea to the Mountains” is a new book by Gerardo Ângelo that offers a comprehensive look at the nature of Timor-Leste and its outstanding biodiversity, underwater and on land. It includes photos of more than 900 marine species (fish, molluscs, crustaceans, corals, etc.) in their natural habitats in the waters of Timor-Leste, as well as more than 100

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New Book: Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas

Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas

“Design of Coastal Hazard Mitigation Alternatives for Rising Seas”  is a new book by David Basco (dbasco@odu.edu) about how to design alternatives to reduce coastal flood and wave damage, erosion and loss of ecosystems facing an unknown future of sea level rise. The latest theories are interlaced with applied examples from the author’s 48 years of experience in teaching, research

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