Investigating Oceanography by Keith A SverdrupInvestigating Oceanography by Keith A Sverdrup

Investigating Oceanography

byKeith A Sverdrup, Raphael M Kudela

Paperback | January 6, 2016

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Title:Investigating OceanographyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 9 × 0.73 inPublished:January 6, 2016Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078022932

ISBN - 13:9780078022937

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Table of Contents

Prologue: The History of Oceanography

1 The Water Planet

2 Earth Structure and Plate Tectonics

3 The Sea Floor and Its Sediments

4 The Physical Properties of Water

5 Seawater

6 The Atmosphere and the Oceans

7 Ocean Structure and Circulation

8 The Waves

9 The Tides

10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries

11 The Living Ocean

12 The Plankton, Energy, and Food Webs

13 The Nekton: Swimmers of the Sea

14 The Benthos: Living on the Sea Floor

15 Environmental Issues

16 The Oceans and Climate Disruption