9780134113043

Essentials of Oceanography Plus MasteringOceanography with eText -- Access Card Package

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    9780134113043

  • ISBN10:

    0134113047

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 3/18/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Oceanography: The Geological, Chemical, Biological, and Physical

Essentials of Oceanography guides readers through the complexities of what lies beneath the ocean. With an interdisciplinary approach and accessible writing style, the text is engaging for all readers. The Twelfth Edition discusses the ocean’s biological, chemical, geological, and physical components for an in-depth understanding of this vast and elaborate topic. Complex concepts are made engaging with extensively revised art and interactive study aids that keep readers interested and excited about the material.

 

Personalize learning with MasteringOceanography

MasteringOceanography from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging readers before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure readers arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics. Readers can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess reader understanding and misconceptions.

 

Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each reader and making learning more personal than ever—before, during, and after class.

 

0134113047 / 9780134113043     Essentials of Oceanography Plus MasteringOceanography with eText -- Access Card Package, 12/e

 

Package consists of:

  • 0134298063 / 9780134298061     MasteringOceanography with Pearson eText - ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Oceanography
  • 0134073541 / 9780134073545     Essentials of Oceanography

Author Biography

Al Trujillo began teaching at Palomar College in San Marcos, California in 1990. In 1997, he was awarded Palomar’s Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in 2005 he received Palomar’s Faculty Research Award.  Al is the driving force behind this book.  Authored around the legacy of Hal Thurman, Al has brought this title back to life.  Al knows these students and has mastered the skill of engaging them. This book is a direct reflection of his ability to create a narrative around the subject matter. He is also a contributing author for Earth and Earth Science of the Tarbuck/Lutgens franchise.  In addition to writing and teaching, Al works as a naturalist and lecturer aboard natural history expedition vessels in Alaska and the Sea of Cortez/Baja California. His research interests include beach processes, sea cliff erosion, and computer applications in Oceanography.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Planet “Earth”

2. Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor

3. Marine Provinces

4. Marine Sediments

5. Water and Seawater

6. Air–Sea Interaction

7. Ocean Circulation

8. Waves and Water Dynamics

9. Tides

10. Beaches, Shoreline Processes, and the Coastal Ocean

11. Marine Pollution

12. Marine Life and the Marine Environment

13. Biological Productivity and Energy Transfer

14. Animals of the Pelagic Environment

15. Animals of the Benthic Environment

16. The Oceans and Climate Change

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