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The Oceans

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By: Ellen J Prager and Sylvia A Earle

316 pages, Col plates, b/w plates, illus, figs, tabs, maps

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #123370 | ISBN: 0071381775
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116262 | ISBN: 0071352538
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Overview of the world's oceans, opening up the world of oceanography to raise significant questions about the future of the ancient, nurturing ocean itself.


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Biography

Ellen J. Prager, Ph.D., (Miami, FL) formerly with the U.S. Geological Survey, is a fellow of the Explorers Club. Well published in both scientific journals and general-interest magazines, she recently edited the book Furious Earth. Sylvia A. Earle, Ph.D., (Oakland, CA) named a "Hero of the Planet" by Time, is currently chair of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research as well as Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. She was the first woman to serve as chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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