9780072827019

An Introduction to the World's Oceans

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072827019

  • ISBN10:

    0072827017

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Table of Contents

The History of Oceanography
The Water Planet
Plate Tectonics
The Sea Floor and Its Sediments
The Physical Properties of Water
The Chemistry of Seawater
The Structure and Motion of the Atmosphere
Circulation and Ocean Structure
The Surface Currents
The Waves
The Tides
Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Environmental Issues and Concerns
The Living Ocean
Production and Life
The Plankton: Drifters of the Open Ocean
The Nekton: Free Swimmers of the Sea
The Benthos: Dwellers of the Sea Floor
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