Dissertations on Marine Studies

Marine studies look at the oceans and seas from the resources they provide, the diverse organisms and life that live in them to the threats and effects of climate change on marine habitats.

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Ocean Acidification: The Effects of Carbon Dioxide on Water ph and Alkalinity

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In this investigation, experiments were conducted to determine the effects of stress on the buffer systems of ocean water, tap water, and distilled water. It was hypothesised that the effectiveness of a water system at countering pH change would greatly depend on the alkalinity of the water type....

Last modified: 11th Jan 2022

Effects of Hydrostatic Pressure on the Burst and Collapse Behaviour of Marine Pipelines

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This paper aims to focus on the effects of mechanical loading on a variety of selected materials by understanding the changes in mechanical behaviour of marine pipelines caused by extreme hydrostatic and internal pressures....

Last modified: 4th Jan 2022

Relationship Between Naval Operations and Maritime Environmental Issues

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The objectives of this study are to examine the relationship between naval operations and maritime environmental issues and whether naval operations are constrained by environmental policies....

Last modified: 30th Nov 2021

Effect of Depth on Benthic Community Composition

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The object of the present study was to determine the effect of depth in the community composition and in the biomass of the Phylum Mollusca. 1. INTRODUCTION   In marine ecosystems fishing represents the biggest anthropogenic impact, botto...

Last modified: 23rd Jun 2021

Impact of Pollution on Marine and Coastal Resources

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The objective of this research is to specifically focus on understanding the socio-economic footprints on the marine environment, realized in terms of Marine Debris pollution....

Last modified: 15th Jun 2021

Oil Pollution Effects on Phytoplankton Communities

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We studied here the impact of petroleum hydrocarbon, PHC, on the marine environment, especially on phytoplankton ecology....

Last modified: 10th Jun 2021

Difference Between the Lengths of Bladder Wracks (Fucus Vesiculosus) in the Exposed or Sheltered Middle Shore?

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Is there a statistically significant difference between the lengths of Bladder Wracks (Fucus vesiculosus) in the exposed or sheltered middle shore? Low tide – 1.53m at 17:39 Grid reference – SM 8...

Last modified: 16th Dec 2019

A Review of Antibiotics Use in Aquaculture and Coastal Environments in Southeast Asia

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A review of antibiotics use, resistance and pathogens in aquaculture and coastal environments in Southeast Asia. ABSTRACT: Aquaculture is said to be responsible for approximately a third of total fi...

Last modified: 13th Dec 2019

Environmental Threats to Coastal Communities

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Environmental Threats to Coastal Communities in the Coral Triangle: Patterns, Responses, and the Path Forward Abstract This research paper serves to illustrate the detrimental impacts of enviro...

Last modified: 13th Dec 2019

Threats to the Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas)

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Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) Abstract Beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas), also known as white whales, are migratory marine mammals that are distributed across Arctic and Subarctic waters ar...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

Climate Change: Impacts on the Mediterranean Seagrass Posidonia Oceanica

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Climate change: impacts on the Mediterranean seagrass Posidonia oceanica   Introduction Seagrasses are aquatic angiosperms that form coastal underwater meadows responsible for a variety of ecosystem...

Last modified: 10th Dec 2019

How Does the Use of Coastal Management Strategies Differ along the Ventnor Coastline?

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 How does the use of coastal management strategies differ along the Ventnor coastline? Introduction: Coastal defence, as defined by the Dorset coast forum is (forum, 2010) “A broad term used to ...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Spatial and Temporal Variability in Harbour Porpoise Density: Implications for Conservation in UK Seas

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Spatial and temporal variability in harbour porpoise density: implications for conservation in UK seas “No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise.” -Lewis Carroll   Abstract Environmental ...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Effect of Cockle Bay Development on Ecological System and Social Economy

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Construction or Destruction? Background information Cockle Bay is one of the bays in Magnetic Island. It lies on the western side of Nobby Head, a headland which juts out at the southernmost end...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Recombinant Mussel Adhesive Proteins (rMAPs)

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Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Problem Statement and Hypothesis 2.1. Problem Statement 2.2. Hypothesis 3. Objectives 3.1. Project Objectives 3.2. Research Scope 4. Literature Review 4.1...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

The 2016 Marine Life Disaster and Civil Society in Vietnam

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The 2016 Marine Life Disaster and Civil Society in Vietnam Abstract In April 2016, Formosa-Ha Tinh Steel Corporation, a subsidiary of the Taiwanese Formosa Plastics, became the prime suspect for the...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Effects of Heat Stress on Catfish Industry

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Stress caused by sudden changes in temperature or chronic heat stimuli above normal optimum can disturb cellular homeostasis and lead to severe retardation in growth and development, and even death. ...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019

Marine Mammal Diversity, Distribution and Abundance in New Zealand

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Marine mammals live and breed in waters all around the globe, the diversity, distribution and abundance of marine mammals play an important role in the ecosystem. Marine mammals are consumers of most...

Last modified: 9th Dec 2019