An introduction to the study of oceans and surrounding environmental issues which presents plate tectonics and geological oceanography, physical oceanography, ocean composition and biological oceanography.
Internal questions are spread throughout the text in order to help the students understand material before advancing to new concepts. The text contains information on the latest research which includes drilling, programme locations and findings, Law of the Sea progress, new data on fish catches and coral reef observations. Real life case studies are incorporated throughout the text to capture student interest and relate key concepts to real life. A new chapter on "Coasts, Estuaries and Environmental Issues" has been added to this edition.
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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).
Fundamentals of Oceanography by Alison Duxbury
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McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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