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Fundamentals of Oceanography

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By: Alison B Duxbury and Alyn C Duxbury

312 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Jul 2005 | Edition: 5 | #153481 | ISBN: 0071117121
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The standard text. The 5th edition comes with OCLC password.

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Fundamentals of Oceanography is intended for less intensive college oceanography courses, courses for non-science majors. 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.


History of oceanography; introduction to earth; plate tectonics; the sea floor; water; the air and oceans; circulation patterns and ocean currents; waves and tides; coasts, estuaries and environmental issues; life in the water. (Part contents).

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