Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science

Author: Tom S. Garrison

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305480570

Category: Science

Page: 640

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Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, market-leading OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 9e equips students with 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. The Ninth Edition features the work of seasoned author and educator Tom Garrison along with new co-author Robert Ellis, an assistant professor in the Marine Science Department at Orange Coast College who has managed research projects and educational programs throughout the world. Offering an even stronger emphasis on the science process, the new edition includes more 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 has been renamed Primary Producers and now includes expanded coverage of photosynthetic and chemosynthetic producers to help students understand the big picture in marine biology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Oceanography

An Invitation to Marine Science

Author: Tom Garrison

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781111990916

Category: Nature

Page: 605

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Oceanography provides 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 the planet.

Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science

Author: Tom Garrison

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495112860

Category: Science

Page: 608

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The ocean affects all aspects of our lives--Tom Garrison will show you how in this new edition of OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE. Garrison takes you on a vivid exploration of the ocean--from submarine canyons to zooplankton, global warming, the growing plastics problem, and our changing coastlines--and explains oceanography's most important concepts. Garrison's friendly approach helps you understand the complexities involved in how we study and use the ocean. You'll explore topics like Hurricane Katrina; the devastating December 2004 earthquake in the Indian Ocean and the resulting tsunami; the Moon and its connection to the ocean; the power of the ocean to influence weather; and uses and abuses of the ocean. Gain an understanding of the wonders of the sea and the scientific questions that surround it with this fascinating text! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Studyguide for Oceanography

An Invitation to Marine Science by Garrison, ISBN 9780534408879

Author: Garrison,Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781428832466

Category: Education

Page: 416

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780534408879 9780534405335 .

Essentials of Oceanography

Author: Tom Garrison

Publisher: Brooks Cole

ISBN: N.A

Category: Oceanography

Page: 353

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This book is a briefer version of the author's Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science. Essentials offers current, balanced coverage of the geological, physical, biological, and ecological aspects of oceanography (all the topics covered in the longer book) but in less detail.

Invitation to Oceanography

Author: Colgate University Paul R Pinet

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763792810

Category:

Page: 626

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Thoroughly updated to include the most recent and fascinating discoveries in oceanography, the Fifth Edition takes great strides to be the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and student-friendly resource available today. Its content continues to span the four major divisions of ocean science: geology, chemistry, physics and biology, while maintaining the conversational voice for which it is acclaimed. The Fifth Edition boasts many exciting updates, including a new chapter on global climate change that educates students on global warming in the 21st century and its likely impact on ocean systems. With new end-of-chapter questions, new color photographs and illustrations, and an expanded assortment of Selected Readings, Invitation to Oceanography is a must-have in any marine science classroom! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Environmental Sciences

A Student's Companion

Author: N.A

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412947049

Category: Science

Page: 441

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This unique addition to reference literature provides an introduction to the major concepts and contemporary issues that are essential for students of environmental science and environmental studies to know. With over 200 entries authored by world-class names like Anthony Brazel, John Day and Edward Keller, this text is divided into six sections: Environmental Science, Environments, Paradigms & Concepts, Processes & Dynamics, Scales & Techniques, and Environmental Issues.