Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science

January 1, 2015|
Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science by Tom S. Garrison
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Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, market-leading OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 9e gives you a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use-as well as the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on Earth. Seasoned researchers Tom Garrison and Robert Ellis emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, stressing its links to biology, chemistry, geology, physics, meteorology, astronomy, ecology, history, and economics. The book''s focus on the science process includes numerous "How Do We Know?" boxes detailing the science behind how oceanographers know what they know. Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings. In addition, Chapter 14 "Primary Producers" includes expanded coverage of photosynthetic and chemosynthetic producers to help you understand the "big picture" in marine biology.
Tom Garrison (Ph.D., University of Southern California) was an inspiring professor of marine science for over 47 years at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California -- one of the largest undergraduate marine science departments in the United States. Dr. Garrison also held an adjunct professorship at the University of Southern Calif...
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Title:Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine ScienceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:640 pages, 11.13 X 9.25 X 1 inShipping dimensions:640 pages, 11.13 X 9.25 X 1 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Brooks ColeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1305105168

ISBN - 13:9781305105164

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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