Travel

Atlas of the Maldives

Author: Timothy J. Godfrey

Publisher: Atoll Editions

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 108

View: 899

Fully revised and updated with detailed maps of all atolls and features including dive sites, surfing sites, mangroves, turtle and bird nesting islands, protected marine areas and a complete island index with a new grid referencing system. Includes a history of early mapping and information on atoll structure and formation, based on the latest science. This book has stunning color photos of islands and useful information for travelling in the atolls. Blurb: This 6th edition of Atlas of the Maldives has been fully revised and updated to reflect the many changes occurring on both land and at sea since the last edition in 2007. It includes new material on the early mapping of the Maldives and its impact on science. The writings of Moresby, Darwin and other recent researchers, are used to explain the formation, structure and geological history of the Maldives. • Detailed Atoll Maps • Islands & Features • History & Shipwrecks • Diving & Surfing • Wetlands & Lakes • Protected Marine Areas • Marine LIfe • Turtles & Birds "The first view of these Islands from seaward, is imposing, and impresses a stranger with a favorable idea of them. Imagine a beautiful verdant fringe, of a mile or so in extent emerging suddenly from the sea on the distant horizon." Mr ‘Prentice’ Boyce, Purser aboard Captain Robert Moresby’s survey ship Benares, 1836.

Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 154

View: 331

The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography-Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards-Volume II, Economy and Demographics-Volume III, Biodiversity-Volume IV, and Summary-Volume V. This atlas provides spatial information about Maldives and thematic maps necessary for assessing future development investments in terms of climate risks and geophysical hazards. It is also intended to support the formulation of cobeneficial options for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management. The five-volume atlas is a major output of the project "Establishing a National Geospatial Database for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Activities and Policies in Maldives" under the Asian Development Bank's regional knowledge and support (capacity development) technical assistance Action on Climate Change in South Asia (2013-2018).
Sports & Recreation

Fishes of the Maldives – Indian Ocean

Author: Rudie H. Kuiter

Publisher: Atoll Editions

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 308

View: 720

Version 3 (2016) The only ebook you need for snorkelling and diving in the Maldives. Over 300 pages of stunning fish photography, concise expert information, diagrams and easy to reference icons. Written by a Marine Biologist Tim Godfrey and and Marine Expert, Rudi Kuiter. This new edition now features Sharks and Rays. A REFERENCE FOR RESEARCHERS, DIVERS AND SNORKELLERS With almost every fish, shark and ray likely to be seen by divers and snorkellers in the Maldives and Central/Western Indian Ocean,this reference book is the perfect guide to check on those mystery fishes seen during dives. Illustrated with superb underwater photographs, with most photographs taken in the Maldives, the pages are packed with information relevant to the Maldives marine environment. The species that vary in colour, or between sexes, are all illustrated with additional photographs. The introduction explains the basics of fish science, behaviour and evolution and brief text for each species describes points of interest and differences between similar species. There are detailed drawings on fish-features, shapes and colour patterns. To assist in identifying the family, small, diagnostic silhouettes from the contents page are distributed as thumbprints throughout the book. Fishes of the Maldives Indian Ocean is easy to use, and will hopefully encourage researchers, divers and snorkellers to take greater interest in the smaller species, as well as the large.
Science

Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives: Geography—Volume I

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 84

View: 697

This atlas provides spatial information about Maldives and thematic maps necessary for assessing future development investments in terms of climate risks and geophysical hazards. It is also intended to support the formulation of cobeneficial options for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management. The five-volume atlas is a major output of the project "Establishing a National Geospatial Database for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Activities and Policies in Maldives" under the Asian Development Bank's regional knowledge and support (capacity development) technical assistance Action on Climate Change in South Asia (2013–2018). The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.
Science

Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives: Summary—Volume V

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 106

View: 615

This atlas provides spatial information about Maldives and thematic maps necessary for assessing future development investments in terms of climate risks and geophysical hazards. It is also intended to support the formulation of cobeneficial options for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management. The five-volume atlas is a major output of the project "Establishing a National Geospatial Database for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Activities and Policies in Maldives" under the Asian Development Bank's regional knowledge and support (capacity development) technical assistance Action on Climate Change in South Asia (2013–2018). The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.
Reference

World Atlas of Mangroves

Author: Mark Spalding

Publisher: Earthscan

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 336

View: 777

"This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. Written by the leading expert on mangroves with support from the top international researchers and conservation organizations, this full color atlas contains 60 full-page maps, hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a comprehensive country-by-country assessment of mangroves. Included are the first detailed estimates of changes in mangrove forestcover worldwide and at regional and national levels, an assessment of these changes and a country-by-country examination of biodiversity protection. The book also presents a wealth of global statistics on biodiversity, habitat area, loss and economic value which provide a unique record of mangroves against which future threats and changes can be evaluated. Case-studies, written by regional experts, provide insights into regional mangrove issues, including primary and potential productivity, biodiversity, and information on present and traditional uses and values and sustainable management."--Pub. desc.
Science

Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives: Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 154

View: 961

This atlas provides spatial information about Maldives and thematic maps necessary for assessing future development investments in terms of climate risks and geophysical hazards. It is also intended to support the formulation of cobeneficial options for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management. The five-volume atlas is a major output of the project "Establishing a National Geospatial Database for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Activities and Policies in Maldives" under the Asian Development Bank's regional knowledge and support (capacity development) technical assistance Action on Climate Change in South Asia (2013–2018). The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.
Science

Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives: Economy and Demographics—Volume III

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 208

View: 910

This atlas provides spatial information about Maldives and thematic maps necessary for assessing future development investments in terms of climate risks and geophysical hazards. It is also intended to support the formulation of cobeneficial options for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management. The five-volume atlas is a major output of the project "Establishing a National Geospatial Database for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Activities and Policies in Maldives" under the Asian Development Bank's regional knowledge and support (capacity development) technical assistance Action on Climate Change in South Asia (2013–2018). The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.
Science

Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives: Biodiversity—Volume IV

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 116

View: 513

This atlas provides spatial information about Maldives and thematic maps necessary for assessing future development investments in terms of climate risks and geophysical hazards. It is also intended to support the formulation of cobeneficial options for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management. The five-volume atlas is a major output of the project "Establishing a National Geospatial Database for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Development Activities and Policies in Maldives" under the Asian Development Bank's regional knowledge and support (capacity development) technical assistance Action on Climate Change in South Asia (2013–2018). The Multihazard Risk Atlas of Maldives is composed of Geography—Volume I, Climate and Geophysical Hazards—Volume II, Economy and Demographics—Volume III, Biodiversity—Volume IV, and Summary—Volume V.
Science

World Atlas of Coral Reefs

Author: Mark Spalding

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 424

View: 177

Provides photographs and text to discuss the geographic distribution and conservation status of coral reefs in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.
Reference

Random House Atlas of the World

Author: Random House (Firm)

Publisher: Random House Reference

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 240

View: 509

A complete world reference and atlas in a convenient size! This fully up-to-date, handy atlas is perfect for use at home, school, college, and office: *160 pages of brand-new, full-color maps and illustrations *Authoritative maps cover countries, regions, cities and towns, and major transportation routes *Up-to-date and accurate, including the latest geographical changes *Revised and expanded index includes over 25,000 place names *Includes geographic data for all independent nations and territories of the world, full-color country flags, and information on climates, populations and more
Atlases

Philip's Atlas of the Oceans

Author: John Pernetta

Publisher: Philip's

ISBN:

Category: Atlases

Page: 208

View: 165

Prepared by authors, consultants and advisers from over 20 academic bodies, this text uses hundreds of photographs, maps and diagrams to explain every aspect of the world's oceans and seas.
Atlases

Ultimate Atlas of the World

Author: Parragon, Incorporated

Publisher: Dempsey Parr

ISBN:

Category: Atlases

Page: 256

View: 605

"The Ultimate Atlas of the World provides a fact-filled and exciting journey in which young readers can explore for themselves the world and its people. Each region is examined in depth, showing its position on the globe and its terrain and landscape. Children can find out too about the world's systems of government and how its people live and work. Fact boxes contain important information such as capital city, population, language and currency, and history pages give a valuable timeline of the important events in each country's past." -- Back of book.
Science

The Random House Atlas of the Oceans

Author: Danny Elder

Publisher: Random House Reference

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 200

View: 529

Studies the fragile ecosystems of the world's oceans, showing the complex interconnections among species and environmental threats to marine life