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Essentials of Oceanography By Tom Garrison

Essentials of Oceanography
by Tom Garrison

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For non-science students taking the introductory course, this text offers 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.
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Essentials of Oceanography by Tom Garrison

The fifth edition of ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY conveys Garrison's enthusiasm for oceanography to non-science students taking the introductory course. It is a streamlined version of his bestselling OCEANOGRAPHY text, but was created specifically to meet the needs of the shorter course. This text provides 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.

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Table of Contents


1. Origins. 2. History. 3. Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics. 4. Ocean Basins. 5. Sediments. 6. Water. 7. Atmospheric Circulation. 8. Ocean Circulation. 9. Waves. 10. Tides. 11. Coasts. 12. Life in the Ocean. 13. Pelagic Communities. 14. Benthic Communities. 15. Uses and Abuses of the Ocean. Afterword. Appendix I: Measurements and Conversions. Appendix II: Geological Time. Appendix III: Latitude and Longitude, Time, and Navigation. Appendix IV: Maps and Charts. Appendix V: Working in Marine Science. Glossary. Credits. Index.

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GOR010136617
Essentials of Oceanography by Tom Garrison
Tom Garrison
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cengage Learning, Inc
2008-08-30
464
0495555355
9780495555353
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