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Exploring the World Ocean presents oceanography as a systems science, aimed at understanding the world ocean as a single, interdependent system of interacting geological, physical, chemical and biological processes. The text also emphasizes the idea that ocean science is an ongoing process, dependent upon cutting-edge technology and research. Students are encouraged to take an active role in learning by exploring scientific ideas, data, and alternative ways of thinking as they view ocean science through the eyes of oceanographers.

Table of Contents

1 Introducing the World Ocean

2 World Ocean Origins

3 Plate Tectonics Theory and Evidence

4 Sea Floor Features

5 Ocean Sediments

6 Ocean Chemistry

7 Ocean Physics

8 The Ocean and the Atmosphere

9 Surface and Deep Circulation

10 Ocean Waves and Surf-Zone Processes

11 Ocean Tides and Sea Level

12 Ocean Life and Its Evolution

13 Phytoplankton Productivity

14 Ocean Ecocystems and Fisheries

15 Humans and the Coastal Ocean

16 Future Explorations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073312767
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Subject:
Oceanography
Foreword by:
Philander, George
Foreword:
Philander, George
Author:
Dickey, Tommy
Author:
Dickey, Tommy D.
Author:
Chamberlin, W. Sean
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Chamberlin, Sean
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Oceanography
Subject:
Oceanography-General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
394
Dimensions:
10.82x8.88x.55 in. 2.00 lbs.

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