9780840061553

Essentials of Oceanography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780840061553

  • ISBN10:

    0840061552

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/22/2011
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

The sixth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking an introductory course. It is a streamlined version of his bestselling OCEANOGRAPHY text, but was created specifically to meet the needs of a shorter course. This text provides a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use, and the role and importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet.

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