9780534375577

Oceanography With Infotrac: An Invitation to Marine Science (Book with CD-ROM)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534375577

  • ISBN 10:

    053437557X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/11/2001
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

This introduction to oceanography book uses an interdisciplinary approach, emphasizing the discipline's connection with astronomy, physics, chemistry, meteorology, geology, biology, ecology, history, and economics. Written in a clear and compelling narrative voice, the author conveys his enthusiasm for the subject as well as presenting objective scientific fact. This text provides readers with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the role and importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet. It further enhances readers' natural enthusiasm for the ocean with a stunning visual program. Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science is the number one best-selling oceanography book.

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