El Niņo and the Peruvian Anchovy Fishery

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University Science Books, 1997 - Nature - 58 pages
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This case study examines El Nino and its impact on the Peruvian anchovy fishery. Elements of meterology, physical oceanography, biology, ecology, economics and political science are involved in this broadly interdisciplinary module, which considers the social, as well as physical, changes brought about by changes in climate.

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The Finite Resource
El Nino
Fisheries Management

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EDWARD A. LAWS, PhD, is Professor of Oceanography at the University of Hawaii. In addition to the earlier editions of Aquatic Pollution, he is the author of Mathematical Methods for Oceanographers, also published by Wiley.

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