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The Andaman Sea Coast, Thailand

By: Prawin Limpsaichol

...Erosion in a in Thailand. coastal village The Andaman Sea Coast, Thailand by Prawin Limpsaichol Phuket Marine Biological... ...Erosion in a in Thailand. coastal village The Andaman Sea Coast, Thailand by Prawin Limpsaichol Phuket Marine Biological Centre,... ...griculture Fishery harbours Aquaculture The Environmental Status in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand: A Comparison Coastal Resource Manag... ...re Fishery harbours Aquaculture The Environmental Status in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand: A Comparison Coastal Resource Management R... ...e provinces of Ranong, Pharig-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun face the Andaman Sea and have a total coastline of about 700 km (Figure 8). Approxim... ...ces of Ranong, Pharig-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun face the Andaman Sea and have a total coastline of about 700 km (Figure 8). Approximately 10... ...bout 700 km (Figure 8). Approximately 100,000 m 2 constitutes the narrow sea shelf, which is about 108 km wide in the north (Ranong Province), narro... ...nd widens again to about 130 km in the south (Satun Province). Fig. 8. The Andaman Sea coast of Thailand with the location of fishery harbours/ landin... ... belt Tin dredging and mining Gulf of Thailand SOUTHERN THAILAND PHANG-NGA Andaman Sea KRABI MYANMAR LAOS TRANG THAILAND Andaman Sea CAMBODIA Gulf of ...

...Excerpt: The provinces of Ranong, Pharig-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun face the Andaman Sea and have a total coastline of about 700 km (Figure 8). Approximately 100,000 m2 constitutes the narrow sea shelf, which is about 108 km wide in the north (Ranong Province), narrows down to 27 km in the middle (Phu...

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Andaman Sea

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... Type Sea Basin countries ... ... [1][2] The Andaman Sea (Bengali: আন্দামান সাগর; Hindi: अंडमान सागर) is a body of water... ... [1][2] The Andaman Sea (Bengali: আন্দামান সাগর; Hindi: अंडमान सागर) is a body of water to the ... ... Thailand, north-west of Malay Peninsula, north of Sumatra and east of the Andaman Islands, India; it is part of the Indian Ocean. ... ...an Islands, India; it is part of the Indian Ocean. The sea has been traditionally used for fishery and transportation of goods bet... ... Extent At its southeastern reaches, the Andaman Sea narrows to form the Straits of Malacca, which separate the Mala... ... Extent At its southeastern reaches, the Andaman Sea narrows to form the Straits of Malacca, which separate the Malay Penins... ... through the Western Islands of the Nicobar Group to Sandy Point in Little Andaman Island, in such a way that all the narrow waters appertain to the A... ...ing from Cape Negrais (16°03'N) in Burma through the larger islands of the Andaman group, in such a way that all the narrow waters between the islands...

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Tuna in the Andaman Sea

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

...MME BOBP/REP/40 Marine Fishery Resources Management RAS/81/051 TUNA IN THE ANDAMAN SEA Executing Agency: Food and Agriculture Organization of the Un... .../REP/40 Marine Fishery Resources Management RAS/81/051 TUNA IN THE ANDAMAN SEA Executing Agency: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nat... ...r 1987. This report summarizes available knowledge on tuna resources in the Andaman Sea area. It is based on cooperative investigations by Thailand a... ... This report summarizes available knowledge on tuna resources in the Andaman Sea area. It is based on cooperative investigations by Thailand and Indon... ...List of participants: First and second Working Group meetings on tuna in the Andaman Sea Annexures 1. Tuna resources in the Thai waters of the Andaman... ...participants: First and second Working Group meetings on tuna in the Andaman Sea Annexures 1. Tuna resources in the Thai waters of the Andaman Sea by ... ...f Bengal” was to assist in the assessment of exploited tuna resources in the Andaman Sea area. Indonesia and Thailand participated in this activity, a... ...” was to assist in the assessment of exploited tuna resources in the Andaman Sea area. Indonesia and Thailand participated in this activity, and Malay... ...f Bengal” was to assist in the assessment of exploited tuna resources in the Andaman Sea area. Initially it was anticipated that India would participa...

...tivities of the project ?Marine Fishery Resources Management in the Bay of Bengal? was to assist in the assessment of exploited tuna resources in the Andaman Sea area. Indonesia and Thailand participated in this activity, and Malaysia provided information about her tuna fishery on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. One component of the work was a tuna sampling programm...

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Andaman

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...Andaman could mean: Andaman Discoveries Andaman Islands ... ...coveries Andaman Islands Andaman Sea Andaman (film), a 1998 Kannada film ... ... Andaman Islands Andaman Sea Andaman (film), a 1998 Kannada film ...

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Status of Fishery Resources in the Andaman Sea Coast of Thailand

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

...d Fisheries Management in Phang-nga Bay STATUS OF FISHERY RESOURCES IN THE ANDAMAN SEA COAST OF THAILAND Somsak Chullasorn Phuket Marine Biological Ce... ...ies Management in Phang-nga Bay STATUS OF FISHERY RESOURCES IN THE ANDAMAN SEA COAST OF THAILAND Somsak Chullasorn Phuket Marine Biological Center Dep... ...s of Thailand; Ranong, Phang-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun, face the Andaman Sea (Fig. 1). Their total coastline extends from the Malaysian bord... ...iland; Ranong, Phang-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun, face the Andaman Sea (Fig. 1). Their total coastline extends from the Malaysian border 740 k... ...tline extends from the Malaysian border 740 km northwards to Mayanmar. The Andaman Sea is a non-enclosed sea with deep oceanic waters. It possesses a ... ...tends from the Malaysian border 740 km northwards to Mayanmar. The Andaman Sea is a non-enclosed sea with deep oceanic waters. It possesses a rich mar... ...se areas are suitable for nursery grounds of various associated fauna. The sea is influenced by semi-diurnal tides of approximately 3 m during spring ... ...from May to October and the north-east monsoon from November to April. The Andaman Sea is an important coastal area for a variety of human activities,... ... productive areas for marine resources. Marine capture fisheries along the Andaman Sea’s 126,000 km 2 shelf fishing area contributes approximately 20...

...Excerpt: Six provinces of Thailand; Ranong, Phang-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun, face the Andaman Sea (Fig. 1). Th eir total coastline extends from the Malaysian border 740 km northwards to Mayanmar. The Andaman Sea is a non-enclosed sea with deep oceanic waters. It possesses a rich marine ecosystem which is chara...

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Andaman district

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...ict of India, one of three districts in the Indian Union Territory (UT) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The district's administrative territory encomp... ...ar Islands. The district's administrative territory encompasses all of the Andaman Islands, which are located in the Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal, bord... ..., which are located in the Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal, bordering with the Andaman Sea). The district government is headed by a Deputy Commissioner, w... ...are located in the Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal, bordering with the Andaman Sea). The district government is headed by a Deputy Commissioner, who in tu... ...by a Deputy Commissioner, who in turn reports into the Lt. Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The capital of the distric... ... is the township of Port Blair, which is also the main town and capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT. The district was severely affected by the t...

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Notes on the Species of Cycas (Cycadaceae) from Sri Lanka and Islands of Andaman Sea

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Andaman Islands

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... Location of the Andaman Islands. ... ... Archipelago Andaman and Nicobar Islands ... ... Major islands North Andaman Island, Little Andaman, Middle Andaman Island, South Andaman Island... ... Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands ... ... Jarawa Onge Sentinelese Great Andamanese Additional inform... ...er an area of 6,408 km2 (2,474 sq mi),[27] with the Andaman Sea to the east between the islands and the coast of Burma.[12] North Andam... ...pical of tropical islands of similar latitude. It is always warm, but with sea-breezes. Rainfall is irregular, usually dry during the north-east, and ... ... ^ ^ 'Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea' W.H.G. Kingston. George Routledge and Sons, London. 1873. ... ... Indus River Delta-Arabian Sea mangroves ...

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First and Second Working Group Meetings on Tuna in the Andaman Sea

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

... OF PARTICIPANTS First and Second Working Group Meetings 1 on Tuna in the Andaman Sea INDONESIA Gomal H. Tampubolon Fishery Biologist Fishing Technol... ...ICIPANTS First and Second Working Group Meetings 1 on Tuna in the Andaman Sea INDONESIA Gomal H. Tampubolon Fishery Biologist Fishing Technology Deve... ...g Group Meeting. [14] Annexure 1 TUNA RESOURCES IN THE THAI WATERS OF THE ANDAMAN SEA by Veera Boonragsa Phuket Marine Fisheries Station, Phuket, Tha... ...Meeting. [14] Annexure 1 TUNA RESOURCES IN THE THAI WATERS OF THE ANDAMAN SEA by Veera Boonragsa Phuket Marine Fisheries Station, Phuket, Thailand. T... ...er was presented at the second meeting of the Working Group on tuna in the Andaman Sea area, 1986. 1. Introduction Prior to 1970, tuna were caught inc... ...resented at the second meeting of the Working Group on tuna in the Andaman Sea area, 1986. 1. Introduction Prior to 1970, tuna were caught incidentall... ...1985, as shown in Table 4B. 5. Seasonality Tunas in the Thai waters of the Andaman Sea have been caught incidentally all year round and seasonality is... ... shown in Table 4B. 5. Seasonality Tunas in the Thai waters of the Andaman Sea have been caught incidentally all year round and seasonality is not wel... ...ols/h). The lower rate for the south-west monsoon was generally due to bad sea conditions which decreased the effectiveness of visual search. However,...

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Andaman and Nicobar Command

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...aphical command of the Indian Armed Forces, based at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Union Territory of India . It was created i... ...story Previously there was a consideration to replace Fortress Commander, Andaman and Nicobar Islands (FORTAN) with a Far Eastern Naval Command (FENC... ...on government in New Delhi to open a base in the islands. The 750-km long Andaman and Nicobar archipelago comprise a chain of 572 islands, and is loc... ...e posts in Myanmar's Coco Islands, 40 km off the northern tip of the Andamans. An Indian armed forces command at Andaman and Nicobar Islands w... ...mended the replacement of the FORTAN, under the Indian Navy, with a Joint Andaman and Nicobar Command which will control the assets of the tri-servic... ...air, Car Nicobar, Campbell Bay and Diglipur maintain surveillance over the sea areas and approaches. The Andaman & Nicobar region of the Indian Coast...

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Community Structure and Biomass of Seagrass Beds in the Andaman Sea. I. Mangrove-Associated Seagrass Beds

By: Hansa Chansang

...ofSeagrassBeds 121 COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND BIOMASS OF SEAGRASS BEDS IN THE ANDAMAN SEA. I. MANGROVE-ASSOCIATED SEAGRASS BEDS’ 1. INTRODUCTION SombatPo... ...ssBeds 121 COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND BIOMASS OF SEAGRASS BEDS IN THE ANDAMAN SEA. I. MANGROVE-ASSOCIATED SEAGRASS BEDS’ 1. INTRODUCTION SombatPoovachira... ...(1991), and Vergara and Fortes (1991). Investigations of grass beds of the Andaman Sea were conducted under the ASEAN- Australia cooperative programme... ...and Vergara and Fortes (1991). Investigations of grass beds of the Andaman Sea were conducted under the ASEAN- Australia cooperative programme on mari... ...arine science. Three types of seagrass beds have been identified along the Andaman Sea coast of Thailand (Chansang and Poovachiranon, 1994): 1) mangro... ...ience. Three types of seagrass beds have been identified along the Andaman Sea coast of Thailand (Chansang and Poovachiranon, 1994): 1) mangrove-assoc... ...s composition, biomass and zonation of mangrove-associated seagrass in the Andaman Sea. The aim is to increase the knowledge of seagrass contributions... ...ition, biomass and zonation of mangrove-associated seagrass in the Andaman Sea. The aim is to increase the knowledge of seagrass contributions to coas... ... ecosystems in Thailand. 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS 2.1 Site description The Andaman Sea west coast of Thailand is approximately 740 km long. The shorel...

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Sea

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... The sea is important for human development and trade, as in China's Pearl River... ...in the world. The sea, the world ocean, or simply the ocean, is the connected body of salty w... ...ected body of salty water that covers 70.8% of the Earth's surface.[1] The sea moderates the Earth's climate and has important roles in the water cycl... ...t roles in the water cycle, carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle. Although the sea has been travelled and explored since prehistory, the modern scientific... ...ravelled and explored since prehistory, the modern scientific study of the sea—oceanography—dates broadly to the British Challenger expedition of the ... ...e Moken people live on the coasts of Thailand and Burma and islands in the Andaman Sea.[279] The Bajau people are originally from the Sulu Archipelago... ... Andaman Sea ... ...e Moken people live on the coasts of Thailand and Burma and islands in the Andaman Sea.[279] The Bajau people are originally from the Sulu Archipelago... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Submarine Mass Wasting and Associated Tsunami Risk Offshore Western Thailand, Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean : Volume 12, Issue 8 (17/08/2012)

By: J. M. Schwab; D. Winkelmann; M. Grün; S. Krastel; F. Gross; S. Bunsomboonsakul; P. Pananont; P. Jintasaeranee; W. Weinrebe

...osits have been identified in three different settings: (i) stacked MTDs within disturbed and faulted basin sediments at the transition of the East Andaman Basin to the Mergui Ridge; (ii) MTDs within a pile of drift sediments at the basin-ridge transition; and (iii) MTDs near the edge of/on top of Mergui Ridge in relatively shallow water depths (< 1000 m). Our data in...

...ch, Springer, Netherlands, 289–299, 2012.; Andreason, W. M., Mudford, B., and Onge, E. S. J.: Geologic evolution and petroleum system of the Thailand Andaman Sea basins, in: Indonesian Petroleum Association Proceedings of the Petroleum System of SE Asia and Australasia Conference, May 1997, 337–350, 1997.; Arzola, R. G., Wynn, R. B., Lastras, G., Masson, D. G., and Weaver,...

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Camotes Sea

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...s sea near Olango Island. The Camotes Sea is a small sea within the Philippine archipelago, between the Eastern V... ...Leyte to the north and east, Bohol to the south, and Cebu to the west. The sea is connected to the Visayan Sea to the northwest, and to the Bohol Sea ... ... Barents Sea Beau... ... Beaufort Sea Chuk... ... Chukchi Sea East... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Plos One : Differential Impact of Monsoon and Large Amplitude Internal Waves on Coral Reef Development in the Andaman Sea, Volume 7

By: Myron Peck

...Description : The Andaman Sea and other macrotidal semi-enclosed tropical seas feature large amplitude internal waves (LAIW). Although LAIW induce strong fluctuations i.e. of temperature, pH, and nutrients, their influence on reef development ...

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Little Andaman

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...Outline map of the Andaman Islands, with the location of Little Andaman highlighted (in red). Little A... ... Little Andaman island (Onge: Gaubolambe) is the fourth largest of the Andaman Islands of India with an area of 734 km², lying at the souther... ...thern end of the archipelago. It is separated from Rutland Island in Great Andaman by the Duncan Passage. Co... ... 4 Location Little Andaman island is 120 km south of Port Blair, the capital of Andaman a... ...e coral reef, on the east coast of the island is the entry point of Little Andaman Island. Daily boat services connect Hut Bay wharf jetty with Port B... ...ir. Additionally, there are a helicopter services by Pavan Hans Ltd. and a sea plane connection available between Port Blair and Hut Bay. The flight t... ...available between Port Blair and Hut Bay. The flight time by helicopter or sea plane is approximately 40 minutes. Attractions ...

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Internal Structure of Event Layers Preserved on the Andaman Sea Continental Shelf, Thailand: Tsunami Vs. Storm and Flash-flood Deposits : Volume 15, Issue 6 (12/06/2015)

By: P. Feldens; K. Schwarzer; S. Khokiattiwong; K. Stattegger; D. Sakuna-schwartz

...iel, Germany. Tsunami, storm and flash-flood event layers, which have been deposited over the last century on the shelf offshore Khao Lak (Thailand, Andaman Sea), are identified in sediment cores based on sedimentary structures, grain size compositions, Ti / Ca ratios and <sup>210</sup>Pb activity. Individual offshore tsunami deposits are 12 to 30 cm in thickness and o...

...tal Res., 22, 760–772, 2006.; Panchang, R., Nigam, R., Raviprasad, G. V., Rajagopalan, G., Ray, D. K., and Hla, U. K. Y.: Relict faunal testimony for sea-level fluctuations off Myanmar (Burma), J. Palaeon. Soc. India, 53, 185–195, 2008.; Paris, R., Fournier, J., Poizot, E., Etienne, S., Mortin, J., Lavigne, F., and Wassmer, P.: Boulder and fine sediment transport and depos...

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Bothnian Sea

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...rea of the Bothnian Sea. The Bothnian Sea (Swedish: Bottenhavet, Finnish: Selkämeri) links the Bothnian Bay (also... ...Baltic proper. Kvarken is situated between the two. Together, the Bothnian Sea and Bay make up a larger geographical entity, the Gulf of Bothnia. The ... ...nia is situated between Sweden, to the West, Finland, to the East, and the Sea of Åland and Archipelago Sea to the South. The surface area of Bothnian... ...ea of Åland and Archipelago Sea to the South. The surface area of Bothnian Sea is approximately 79,000 km². The largest coastal towns, from south... ...an Bay. See also Bothnian Sea National Park External links ... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Using Remote Sensing to Assess Tsunami-induced Impacts on Coastal Forest Ecosystems at the Andaman Sea Coast of Thailand : Volume 10, Issue 4 (13/04/2010)

By: G. Kaiser; H. Sterr; R. Ludwig; H. Roemer

...tment of Geography, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany. The December 2004 tsunami strongly impacted coastal ecosystems along the Andaman Sea coast of Thailand. In this paper tsunami-induced damage of five different coastal forest ecosystems at the Phang-Nga province coast is analysed with a remote sensing driven approach based on multi-date IKONOS i...

...Bahugana, A., Nayak, S., and Dam, R.: Impact of the tsunami and earthquake of 26th December 2004 on the vital coastal ecosystems of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands assessed using RESOURCESAT AWiFS data, Int. J. Appl. Earth Obs., 10, 229–237, 2008.; Bechteler, A., Pilkama, A., Permana, E., Poellath, J., Prasanai, K., Rahaju, S., Pessala, S., and Alam, S. A.: C...

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Ligurian Sea

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... The Ligurian sea: in red the border according to International Hydrographic Organization... ...drografico della Marina. The Ligurian Sea (Italian: Mar Ligure; French: Mer Ligurienne) is an arm of the Mediterr... ...talian: Mar Ligure; French: Mer Ligurienne) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, between the Italian Riviera (Liguria and Tuscany) and the island of Co... ...n the Italian Riviera (Liguria and Tuscany) and the island of Corsica. The sea is probably named after the ancient Ligures people. ... ...es 4 Geography The sea borders Italy as far as its border with France, and the French island o... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Internal Structure of Event Layers Preserved on the Andaman Sea Continental Shelf, Thailand: Tsunami Vs. Storm and Flash Flood Deposits : Volume 2, Issue 12 (01/12/2014)

By: S. Khokiattiwong; K. Schwarzer; K. Stattegger; D. Sakuna-schwartz; P. Feldens

...l, Germany. Tsunami, storm and flash event layers, which have been deposited over the last century on the shelf offshore from Khao Lak (Thailand, Andaman Sea), are identified in sediment cores based on sedimentary structures, grain size compositions, Ti / Ca ratios and <sup>210</sup>Pb activity. Individual offshore tsunami deposits are 12 to 30 cm in thickness an...

...1195–1209, 2007.; Bahr, A., Lamy, F., Arz, H., Kuhlmann, H., and Wefe, G.: Late glacial to Holocene climate and sedimentation history in the NW Black Sea, Mar. Geol., 214, 309–322, 2005.; Best, A. I. and Gunn, D. E.: Calibration of marine sediment core loggers for quantitative acoustic impedance studies, Mar. Geol., 160, 137–146, 1999.; Blott, S. J. and Pye, K.: Gradistat,...

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Thracian Sea

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...Map of the Aegean Sea. Thracian Sea is shown in its top. The Thracian ... ...ea (Greek: Θρακικό Πέλαγος, Thrakiko Pelagos; Turkish: Trakya Denizi) is a sea that is part of the Aegean Sea and forms the northernmost point of the ... ...n Sea and forms the northernmost point of the sea. Regions surrounding the sea are Macedonia and Thrace as well as northwestern Turkey. The entire str... ...donia and Thrace as well as northwestern Turkey. The entire stretch of the sea lies north of the 40th parallel. The length from east to west is from 2... ... Aegean Sea ... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Sediment Transport on the Inner Shelf Off Khao Lak (Andaman Sea, Thailand) During the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and Former Storm Events: Evidence from Foraminiferal Transfer Functions : Volume 1, Issue 3 (29/05/2013)

By: J. Schumann; M. Wilken; K. Schwarzer; P. Feldens; G. Schmiedl; Y. Milker; D. Sakuna

...associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and former storms, that have been retrieved in short sediment cores from offshore environments of the Andaman Sea, off Khao Lak, western Thailand. Species composition and test preservation of the benthic foraminiferal faunas exhibit pronounced changes across the studied sections and provide information on the depositional ...

...sis, Earth-Sci. Rev., 67, 219–265, 2004.; Bell, R., Cowan, H., Dalziell, E., Evans, N., O'Leary, M., Rush, B., and Yule, L.: Survey of impacts on the Andaman coast, southern Thailand following the great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami of December 26, 2004, Bull. New Zealand Soc. Earthq. Eng., 38, 124–148, 2005.; Berkeley, A., Perry, C. T., Smithers, S. G., Horton, B...

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Argentine Sea

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...ntic coast of Argentina The Argentine Sea (Spanish: Mar Argentino) is the sea within the continental shelf off th... ... Geography The Argentine Sea is located in the South Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast of Ar... ... situated about 500 miles (800 km) north of Antarctica. The Argentine Sea has a surface of 386,102 sq. mi. (1,000,000 km²)[1] and is one of ... ...;km²)[1] and is one of the largest seas in the world. The average depth of sea is 3,952 feet (1,205 m) and maximum depth is 7,296 feet (2,224&nbs... ...24 m). It has a salinity of 35%.[1] The Argentine Sea progressively widens going southward, in contrast with the narrowing of... ... Andaman Sea ... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Sediment Transport on the Inner Shelf Off Khao Lak (Andaman Sea, Thailand) During the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and Former Storm Events: Evidence from Foraminiferal Transfer Functions : Volume 13, Issue 12 (05/12/2013)

By: J. Schumann; K. Schwarzer; P. Feldens; Y. Milker; D. Sakuna; M. Wilken; G. Schmiedl

... associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and former storms that have been retrieved in short sediment cores from offshore environments of the Andaman Sea, off Khao Lak, western Thailand. Species composition and test preservation of the benthic foraminiferal faunas exhibit pronounced changes across the studied sections and provide information on the depositional ...

...sis, Earth-Sci. Rev., 67, 219–265, 2004.; Bell, R., Cowan, H., Dalziell, E., Evans, N., O'Leary, M., Rush, B., and Yule, L.: Survey of impacts on the Andaman coast, southern Thailand following the great Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami of December 26, 2004, Bull. New Zealand Soc. Earth. Eng., 38, 124–148, 2005.; Berkeley, A., Perry, C. T., Smithers, S. G., Horton, B....

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Ionian Sea

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... Map of the Ionian Sea Location ... ... Type Sea Primary outflows ... ... Primary outflows Mediterranean Sea Basin countries ... ... Islands List of islands in the Ionian Sea Settlements ... ... Boundaries of the Ionian Sea. ... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Meeting the Infrastructure Needs of Fishing Communities in Phang-Nga Bay

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

.... INTRODUCTION Phang-nga Bay is located in the south of Thailand along the Andaman Sea coast. The Bay’s landward perimeter is made up of the three pro... ...UCTION Phang-nga Bay is located in the south of Thailand along the Andaman Sea coast. The Bay’s landward perimeter is made up of the three provinces o... ...and Krabi (Fig. 1). Phuket, the longest island in Thailand’s waters of the Andaman Sea, is the only island having provincial status. It is also a regi... ...i (Fig. 1). Phuket, the longest island in Thailand’s waters of the Andaman Sea, is the only island having provincial status. It is also a regional hea... ...nd Ko Yao. Krabi is the southernmost province, and is the most open to the Andaman Sea. It occupies an area of 4,708 square kilometers that is adminis... ...o. Krabi is the southernmost province, and is the most open to the Andaman Sea. It occupies an area of 4,708 square kilometers that is administrativel... ...ll-scale fisheries concerns in 22 provinces along the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea Coasts. One of the DOF activities has been small-scale fisherie... ... fisheries concerns in 22 provinces along the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea Coasts. One of the DOF activities has been small-scale fisheries develo...

...Excerpt: Phang-nga Bay is located in the south of Thailand along the Andaman Sea coast. The Bay?s landward perimeter is made up of the three provinces of Phuket, Phang-nga and Krabi (Fig. 1). Phuket, the longest island in Thailand?s waters of the Andaman Sea, is the only island having provinci...

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Bering Sea

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...Map showing the location of the Bering Sea with latitude and longitude zones of the Universal Transverse Mercator ... ... Satellite photo of the Bering Sea - Alaska is on the top right, Russia on the top left ... ... Bering Sea and the North Pacific Ocean The Be... ...nd the North Pacific Ocean The Bering Sea is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean.[1][2] It comprises a deep water... ...llower water above the continental shelves. The Bering Sea is separated from the Gulf of Alaska by the Alaska Peninsula. It covers... ... Andaman Sea ...

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B9. Eastern Indian Ocean

By: Purwito Martosubroto

...9.1) covers 29.88 million km² including the Bay of Bengal in the north, the Andaman Sea and northern part of the Malacca Straits in the east, and t... ...ers 29.88 million km² including the Bay of Bengal in the north, the Andaman Sea and northern part of the Malacca Straits in the east, and the water... ...y statistical systems of the countries in the region. Croakers (Sciaenidae), sea catfish nei (Ariidae) and ponyfishes (Leiognathidae) dominated the... ...30 40 50 60 70 80 90 10 0 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 Cro akers, drums nei Sea catfishes nei P o nyfishes (= Slipmouths) Figure B9.3 - Annual nomin... ...) nei Leiognathidae India, Indonesia 11 18 32 41 62 74 72 58 69 62 65 63 F-O Sea catfishes nei Ariidae India, Indonesia, Malaysia 7 9 23 34 59 61 59...

...Introduction: The Eastern Indian Ocean (Figure B9.1) covers 29.88 million km? including the Bay of Bengal in the north, the Andaman Sea and northern part of the Malacca Straits in the east, and the waters around the west and south of Australia. The main shelf areas include those of the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Martaban and the narrower shelf ...

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Arabian Sea

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...2 m (15,262 ft) The Arabian Sea is a region of the northern Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakist... ...an Peninsula, and on the east by India. An ancient name was the Erythraean Sea and Persian Sea. Contents ... ... Description Arabian Sea from space The Arabian Sea's surfa... ...,862,000 km2 (1,491,130 sq mi).[1] The maximum width of the Sea is approximately 2,400 km (1,490 mi), and its maximum depth i... ...depth is 4,652 metres (15,262 ft). The biggest river flowing into the Sea is the Indus River. The Arabian Sea has two importa... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Fish Aggregation at the Artificial Reefs, In Ranong Province, Thailand

By: Ukkrit Satapoomin

...ntaburi, Petchaburi, Nakorn Srithammarat, Songkhla and Pattani) and in the Andaman Sea (Phang Nga, Phuket, Satun, Trung, Krabi and Ranong). In mostcas... ... Petchaburi, Nakorn Srithammarat, Songkhla and Pattani) and in the Andaman Sea (Phang Nga, Phuket, Satun, Trung, Krabi and Ranong). In mostcases, inve... ...individuals tended to occupy space within the modules or remained near the sea-bed (Type C). 12.2 Habitat comparison In all, 184 species representing ... ...ish fauna observed at AR3, NR, RKR, compared with the species found in the Andaman coral reefs in general Site Andaman reefs Rank AR3 NR RKR ‘in gener... ...ould be as high as 78 species (ca. 77%)judging fromrecords of fish for the Andaman reefs ingeneral (Satapoomin, unpublished data; Appendix I). The rem... ... 44(2):681-697. AWAIWANONT, K. (1991). Artificial reef construction in the Andaman Sea. Technical paper no. 1/1991. Andaman Sea Fisheries Development ... ...81-697. AWAIWANONT, K. (1991). Artificial reef construction in the Andaman Sea. Technical paper no. 1/1991. Andaman Sea Fisheries Development Centre. ... ... artificial reefs installed in Satun Province. Technical paper no. 2/1991. Andaman Sea Fisheries Development Centre. Marine Fisheries Division, Depart... ...ial reefs installed in Satun Province. Technical paper no. 2/1991. Andaman Sea Fisheries Development Centre. Marine Fisheries Division, Depart- ment o...

...uwong etal ... 1986; Awaiwanont, 1991) in the Gulf of Thailand (Rayong, Chantaburi, Petchaburi, Nakorn Srithammarat, Songkhla and Pattani) and in the Andaman Sea (Phang Nga, Phuket, Satun, Trung, Krabi and Ranong). In most cases, investigations suggest that artifical reefs are effective in natural resources conservation and habitat reconstruction. They are also beneficial ...

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Weddell Sea

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...art of the Southern Ocean The Weddell Sea is part of the Southern Ocean and contains the Weddell Gyre. Its land b... ...oast, Queen Maud Land. To the east of Cape Norvegia is the King Haakon VII Sea. Much of the southern part of the sea, up to Elephant Island, is perman... ...up to Elephant Island, is permanent ice, the Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf. The sea is contained within the two overlapping Antarctic territorial claims of... ...erritorial claim of Chile (Antarctic Chilean Territory). At its widest the sea is around 2,000 km across, in area it is around 2.8 million km².[1... ... Scarred and chiseled sea ice in the Weddell Sea Various ice... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Enable and Facilitate the Introduction and Implementation of Communitybased Fisheries Management System in Phang-Nga Bay, Thailand.

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

...Thailand. Status 1994: The Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) and the Andaman Sea Fisheries Development Centre (ASFDC) of the Department of Fish... .... Status 1994: The Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) and the Andaman Sea Fisheries Development Centre (ASFDC) of the Department of Fisheries co... ...ion and surveillance - Provision of speedboat for surveillance - Organize sea protection training course by Third Fleet Royal Thai Fleet Conservatio...

...Excerpt: Status 1994: The Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) and the Andaman Sea Fisheries Development Centre (ASFDC) of the Department of Fisheries completed a situation analysis which prioritised a community-based fisheries management system as a possible model to be experimented in the Phan...

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Kara Sea

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...Map showing the location of the Kara Sea. The Kara Sea (Russian: Ка́рское м... ...art of the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia. It is separated from the Barents Sea to the west by the Kara Strait and Novaya Zemlya, and the Laptev Sea to... ...anguage "kara" that means "black" and "north" The Kara Sea's northern limit is marked geographically by a line running from Cape K... ...nt of Komsomolets Island in Severnaya Zemlya. The Kara Sea is roughly 1,450 kilometres long and 970 kilometres wide with an area o... ...h of 110 metres (360 ft). Compared to the Barents Sea, which receives relatively warm currents from the Atlantic, the Kara Se... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Myanmar Mission Report on Inland Aquaculture and Fisheries

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

...he Bay of Bengal to the Gulf of Moattama and along the eastern edge of the Andaman Sea. The Ayeyarwaddy River alone has a mean discharge of 13 500 m 3... ...f Bengal to the Gulf of Moattama and along the eastern edge of the Andaman Sea. The Ayeyarwaddy River alone has a mean discharge of 13 500 m 3 /second...

...rger joint system. Together these systems extend from the eastern part of the Bay of Bengal to the Gulf of Moattama and along the eastern edge of the Andaman Sea. The Ayeyarwaddy River alone has a mean discharge of 13 500 m3/second from its catchment of 424 000 km2 (Welcomme, 1985), notably, practically all within Myanmar....

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Red Sea

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... This video over the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea and down the coastline of the Red Sea was taken by the crew of Expediti... ... International Space Station. The Red Sea, or what is sometimes called the Erythraean Sea, is a seawater inlet of... ...e Gulf of Aqaba, and the Gulf of Suez (leading to the Suez Canal). The Red Sea is a Global 200 ecoregion. The sea is underlain by the Red Sea Rift whi... ...a Rift which is part of the Great Rift Valley. The Red Sea has a surface area of roughly 438,000 km² (169,100 mi²).[1][2... ...lso extensive shallow shelves, noted for their marine life and corals. The sea is the habitat of over 1,000 invertebrate species, and 200 soft and har... ... Andaman Sea ...

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Country Report-Union of Myanmar

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

...h stretches far down south. To the south-west is the bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea which give the country a long coastline. With a total area of 6... ...hes far down south. To the south-west is the bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea which give the country a long coastline. With a total area of 676,553 k... ...st to west is about 805 km. The elevation of the land surface ranges from sea level along the coastal lines to about 6,000 m in the rugged north bord...

... south-east of the country is another long common border with Thailand which stretches far down south. To the south-west is the bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea which give the country a long coastline. With a total area of 676,553 km2 the length from north to south is approximately 2,090 km and the maximum width from east to west is about 805 km....

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White Sea

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... Type Sea Basin countries ... ... [1][2] The White Sea (Russian: Белое море, Beloye more; Karelian and Finnish: Vienanmeri, li... ...ian: Белое море, Beloye more; Karelian and Finnish: Vienanmeri, lit. Dvina Sea; Nenets: Сэрако ямʼ, Serako yam) is a southern inlet of the Barents Sea... ...he north, and the Kanin Peninsula to the northeast. The whole of the White Sea is under Russian sovereignty and considered to be part of the internal ... ... The major port of Arkhangelsk is located on the White Sea. For much of Russia's history this was Russia's main centre of internat... ... Andaman Sea ...

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World Health Organization : Development of Health Services, Smallpox Eradication, World Health Organization, Smallpox Eradication, No. 78.113: Smallpox Eradication in Thailand Ministry of Public Health Government to Thailand World Health Organization

By: World Health Organization

...1. BACKGROUND INFORMATION 1.1 Geography The Kingdom of Thailand, formerly Siam, is bordered by Burma and the Andaman Sea to the west, Lao and Democratic Kampuchea to the east , Burma and Lao to the north , and Malaysia and the Gulf of Thailand to the south. Thailand is divided by naturalbarriers in to four geographical regions with ...

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Yellow Sea

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... Literal meaning yellow sea ... ... Literal meaning yellow sea or west sea ... ... The Yellow Sea is the name given to the northern part of the East China Sea, which is ... ...name given to the northern part of the East China Sea, which is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean. It is located between mainland China and the Kore... ...e water golden yellow. The innermost bay of the Yellow Sea is called the Bohai Sea (previously Pechihli Bay or Chihli Bay). Into i... ... Andaman Sea ...

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