Magdalena AK Muir, EUCC advisor on climate change, is contributing author with multiple entries on coast and marine areas in Biomes and Ecosystems: An Encyclopedia, which was edited by Dr. Robert Warren Howarth, and will be published by Salem Press in May 2013.
An extensive overview article focuses on coastal seas as marine and oceanic biomes. This article discusses different types of coastal seas: pelagic seas such as the North and Waddens Seas; enclosed seas such as the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas; semi-enclosed seas such as the Gulf of Mexico and Hudson Bay; and polar seas such as the Beaufort and Ross Seas.
For Europe, there are briefer articles on the Adriatic Sea, the Gironde Estuary of France, and the Indian Oceans Islands (Southern) Tundra which includes the Crozet and Kerguelen archipelagos belonging to France. Other articles focus on Chile Intertidal Zones, the Hudson Bay and Mackenzie River in northern Canada, the Snake River in the Pacific Northwest of United States, the iSimangaliso Wetlands (St. Lucia Estuary) in Southern Africa, and the Spratly Islands in the South China Seas.
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