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Exploring Ocean Science

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By: K Stowe

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 2 | #50985 | ISBN: 0471543764
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Introductory textbook covering all aspects of oceanography. Contents include: history and tools of oceanography; the ocean and our climate; ocean currents; waves and tides; marine organisms; coastal development, pollution and food; ocean resources and law. A Study guide is also available.


Contents

History and tools of oceanography; materials and motion; planet earth; plate motion and the ocean floor; sediments; sea water; the ocean and our climate; ocean currents; waves and tides; the coastal ocean; life and the production of food; marine organisms; environments and lifestyles; coastal development, pollution and food; ocean resources and law.

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