Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 19 | Number 2 | June 2006

Special Issue: The Oceans and Human Health

On the Cover: Hurricane Katrina (Terra MODIS, August 18, 2005, 17:00 UTC). Image credit: Earth Scan Laboratory, Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State University, and Space and Science Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Volume 19 Issue 02

Hurricane Prediction: A Century of Advances
By Nan D. Walker, Alaric Haag , Shreekanth Balasubramanian , Robert Leben, Ivor van Heerden, Paul Kemp, and Hassan Mashriqui

Climate Change, Oceans, and Human Health
By Jonathan A. Patz, Sarah H. Olson, and Amber L. Gray

Human Development and Resource Use in the Coastal Zone: Influences on Human Health
By Robert E. Bowen, Anamarija Frankic, and Mary E. Davis

BOX • Croatia
By Robert E. Bowen, Anamarija Frankic , and Mary E. Davis

Microbes, Monitoring, and Human Health
By Alfred P. Dufour and Larry J. Wymer

BOX • Cholera
By Edward Laws

BOX • High Throughput Cultivation for Isolation of Novel Marine Microorganisms
By Gerardo Toledo, Wayne Green, Ricardo A. Gonzalez, Leif Christoffersen, Mircea Podar, Hwai W. Chang, Thomas Hemscheidt, Henry G. Trapido-Rosenthal , Jay M. Short, Robert R. Bidigare, and Eric J. Mathur

Special Issue Guest Editors

Lora E. Fleming, University of Miami School of Medicine and University of Miami
Edward Laws, Louisiana Stete University and University of Hawaii


We would like to thank the National Science Foundation Division of Ocean Sciences for sponsoring this issue of the magazine.