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Fundamentals of Oceanography (5TH 06 Edition)by Keith A. Sverdrup
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Fundamentals of Oceanography is intended for less intensive college oceanography courses, courses for non-science majors and advanced placement oceanography programs for high school students. To meet the needs of these groups, this text has numerous student aids including chapter learning objectives, section review questions, summary charts, units in metric and English units, chapter summaries, chapter word lists, bold face for technical terms in the text, and reduced use of technical terms. No prerequisites in math, chemistry, physics, or biology are required.
About the Author
Keith Sverdrup is a professor at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.Alyn Duxbury is a professor at the University of Washington - Seattle. Alison Duxbury is a professor at North Seattle Community College.
Table of Contents
1 History of Oceanography
3 Plate Tectonics
7 Circulation Patterns and Ocean Currents
9 Coasts, Estuaries, and Environmental Issues
11 Life in the Water
Appendix A Latitude and Longitude
Appendix C Units and Notation