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Laboratory Exercises in Oceanography 3rd Edition

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This is the current edition of the lab manual used by tens of thousands of students over the past two decades.  As always, the manual includes exercises for the major disciplines within oceanography (biology, chemistry, geology, and physics) and incorporates real data from actual experiments.  The new edition adds four new labs, thorough updating throughout, new objectives sections, and an 8-page color insert.

Table of Contents

    Preface

    Introduction

 EXERCISES    

  1.  Bathymetry - The Shape of the Sea Floor

  2.  Marine Charts or Finding Your Way Around

  3.  Sea Floor Spreading and Plate Tectonics

  4.  Geography of the Oceans

  5.  Materials of the Sea Floor and How We Study Them

  6.  Temperatures of Seawater

  7.  Salinity of Seawater

  8.  Water Masses and How We Study Them

  9.  Surface Currents

  10.  Tides

  11.  Waves at Sea

  12.  Waves in Shallow Water and Beach Erosion

  13.  Hurricanes - NEW

  14.  Oceanography from Space - NEW

  15.  Distribution of Marine Life

  16.  Primary and Secondary Productivity

  17.  El Nino - NEW

  18.  Marine Ecosystems and Nutrient Cycles

  19.  Plankton

  20.  Marine Adaptations and the Deep Sea Environment

  21.  Estuaries

  22.  Littoral Ecosystems and Environmental Impact - NEW

  23.  Paleoceanography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780716737421
Author:
Pipkin, Bernard W.
Publisher:
W.H. Freeman & Company
Author:
Pipkin, Bernard F.
Author:
Casey, Richard E.
Author:
Gorsline, Donn S.
Author:
Schellenberg, Stephen A.
Author:
Pipkin
Author:
Dunn, Dean
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology-General
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Publication Date:
20001031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.50 in

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