Advances in Marine Biology, Volume 81, the latest release in this acclaimed series published since 1963, updates on many topics that appeal to postgraduates and researchers in marine biology, fisheries science, ecology, zoology and biological oceanography, with this release presenting chapters on The Impact of Hydrocarbon Contamination on the Scallop Fishery in Port au Port Bay, Newfoundland, Pharmaceutical and personal care products in marine and coastal environments: facts, challenges and opportunities, Modeling of the Marathassa Oil Spill in the Vancouver Harbour, Characterization of Nitrogen Containing Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Crude Oil and Refined Petroleum Products, and much more.
Professor Charles Sheppard holds a half-time position of Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Warwick, UK. The remainder of his time he works for a range of UN , Governmental and aid agencies in tropical marine and coastal development issues. He advises several governments on marine and coastal management and science, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories. He has organised and led the scientific input to the 2010 creation of the world's largest fully protected marine researce, in the Chagos archipelago, Indian Ocean, where a lot of his research has been focussed. The other main geographical area of research is the Arabian region. PhD University of Durham 1976.