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Encyclopedia of Marine Science

By: C Reid Nichols and Robert G Williams

626 pages, b/w photos, line illus

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Hardback | Jan 2009 | #184290 | ISBN-13: 9780816050222
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This book explores the principal areas and issues of this core science discipline in more than 600 entries, 20 essays, and more than 200 black-and-white photographs and line illustrations. It brings together information on marine science from its component and affiliate sciences, along with information on technology, commerce, business, society, history, and more.

Detailed entries cover concepts, technologies, phenomena, organisms, treaties and legal issues, research stations, places and geographical features, vessels, experiments, marine sanctuaries, scientists and lawmakers, programs, organizations, occupations and careers, and other subjects related to marine science.

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Robert G. Williams, Ph.D., is an oceanographer with extensive experience in the fields of marine meteorology and physical oceanography. He has served as an oceanographer for the U.S. Navy and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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