9781416938590

Oceans

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  • ISBN13:

    9781416938590

  • ISBN10:

    1416938591

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-24
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
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Summary

INSIDERS -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries.This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning withDinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans,andSpace.Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3­D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format.Oceansis a multi-dimensional showcase of the aquatic universe! Take a look inside the formation of waves and tsunamis, see a cross-section of an underwater living lab, and explore the plant and animal species that live miles beneath the oceanšs surface.

Table of Contents

Introducing
A Watery World
Our Extraordinary Blue Planetp. 8
The Formation of Earth's First Oceanp. 10
The Underwater Landscapep. 12
The Ocean in Motionp. 14
Oceans and Climatep. 16
Ocean Life
Regions and Zones: Ocean Habitatsp. 18
Made for the Ocean: Adaptationsp. 20
Great Ocean Migrationsp. 22
Oceans Under Threatp. 24
Exploring the Oceans
Deep-sea Legendsp. 26
Highways for Explorationp. 28
Inside and Out: Galleonp. 30
The Ocean's Hidden Dangersp. 32
Exploring the Depthsp. 34
The Ocean's Bountyp. 36
In focus
The Shallows
Exploring the Sandy Shorep. 40
Life Along the Rocky Shorep. 42
Estuariesp. 44
Abundance in the Coastal Seap. 46
Colors of the Coral Reefp. 48
Hide-and-Seek in the Kelp Forestp. 50
Life in a World of Ice: Polar Seasp. 52
The Depths
Teeming with Life in the Sunlight Zonep. 54
Creatures of the Deep Seap. 56
Life on the Ocean Floor: Hot Ventsp. 58
Oceans of Wonderp. 60
Glossaryp. 62
Indexp. 64
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