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Fundamentals of Oceanography (Essentials Version)

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Publisher Comments:

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

2 Introduction to Earth

3 Plate Tectonics

4 The Sea Floor

5 Water

6 The Atmosphere and the Oceans

7 Circulation Patterns and Ocean Currents

8 Waves and Tides

9 Coasts, Estuaries, and Environmental Issues

10 Oceanic Environment and Production

11 Life in the Water

12 Life on the Sea Floor

Appendix A Latitude and Longitude

Appendix B Classification Summaries

Appendix C Units and Notation

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073040813
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Subject:
Oceanography
Author:
Sverdrup, Keith
Author:
Duxbury, Alyn C.
Author:
Duxbury, Alyn
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Sverdrup, Keith A.
Author:
Duxbury, Alison
Author:
Duxbury, Alison B.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Oceanography
Subject:
sverdrup, fundamentals of oceanography, ocean, science, oceanography, grade 11, grade 12
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Publication Date:
January 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.78x8.98x.45 in. 1.74 lbs.

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