9780534384708

OCEANOGRAPHY: INVIT TO MARINE SCIENCE W/INFOTRAC MEDIA ED

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534384708

  • ISBN10:

    0534384706

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2000
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Table of Contents

An Ocean World
1(22)
A History of Marine Science
23(29)
Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics
52(37)
Continental Margins and Ocean Basins
89(27)
Sediments
116(22)
Seawater Chemistry
138(16)
Ocean Physics
154(26)
Atmospheric Circulation and Weather
180(22)
Ocean Circulation
202(29)
Wave Dynamics and Wind Waves
231(21)
Tsunami, Seiches, and Tides
252(28)
Coasts
280(27)
Life in the Ocean
307(25)
Primary Productivity, Plankton, and Plants
332(30)
Marine Animals
362(38)
Marine Communities
400(22)
Poles and Tropics: Oceanography of the Extremes
422(29)
Marine Resources
451(26)
Environmental Concerns
477(25)
Afterword 502(2)
Appendix I Measurements and Conversions 504(4)
Appendix II Geological Time 508(3)
Appendix III Latitude and Longitude, Time, and Navigation 511(3)
Appendix IV Maps and Charts 514(4)
Appendix V Taxonomic Classification of Marine Organisms 518(2)
Appendix VI Working in Marine Science 520(5)
Appendix VII Calculating the Tide-Generating Force 525(2)
Glossary 527(16)
Acknowledgments 543(2)
Index 545

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