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Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions By Dawn J. Wright

Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions
by Dawn J. Wright

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This book showcases the latest and best oceanography research using spatial analyses and geographic information systems. This is the leading, most up-to-date book on the subject.
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Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions by Dawn J. Wright

What affects the oceans affects terra firma. Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions gathers the insights of more than 50 ocean and coastal science researchers exploring ocean components and their relationships, patterns, and trends over time and space. The book's 16 chapters feature geographic information system (GIS) best practices and include additional online resources.The book is edited by oceanographer and Esri chief scientist Dawn J. Wright and features a foreword by oceanographer David Gallo, director of special projects for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts.

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Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions Reviews

"This book has many merits, not the least of which is the unique GIS content that focuses on solutions to conundrums in the coastal zone. I found that the book provided an interesting and rewarding experience as I was exposed to subjects that I would not normally run across."

--Charles W. Finkl, Journal of Coastal Research, Vol. 33

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"An impressive and seminal work of collaborative scholarship, Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions is very strongly recommended for personal, professional, community, governmental, and academic library Environmental Studies reference collections and reading lists."

--Michael J. Carson, Midwest Book Review

About Dawn J. Wright

Esri chief scientist Dawn J. Wright is also professor of geography and oceanography at Oregon State University, USA. In 2007, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education named her US Professor of the Year for the State of Oregon. She is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a new fellow of Stanford University's Aldo Leopold Leadership Program in science communication. Her research interests include geographic information science; ocean informatics and cyber infrastructure; benthic terrain and habitat characterization; and the processing and interpretation of high-resolution bathymetry, video, and underwater photographic images. Wright received a PhD in physical geography and marine geology from the University of California, Santa Barbara; an MS in oceanography from Texas A&M University; and a BS with honors from Wheaton College in Illinois. She is also certified by the GIS Certification Institute as a GIS professional (GISP). She coauthored the book Arc Marine: GIS for a Blue Planet, published by Esri Press in 2007.

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Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions by Dawn J. Wright
Dawn J. Wright
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