Oceanography An Invitation To Marine Science

Author: Tom S. Garrison
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305480570
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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
Editor: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
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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.

Oceanography

Author: Tom Garrison
Editor: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780534530914
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This introduction to oceanography text uses an interdisciplinary approach and emphasizes the discipline's connections with astronomy, physics, chemistry, meteorology, geology, biology, ecology, history, and economics. It strives to enhance students' natural enthusiasm for the ocean, including many full-color illustrations and photographs and a writing style that is clear, personal, and lively. Extensive reviewing by experts and students ensure the text's readability, accuracy, and currency. This book is the #1 seller in oceanography.

Oceanography

Author: Tom Garrison
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ISBN: 9780534156022
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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 book!

Studyguide For Oceanography

Author: Garrison
Editor: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781428832466
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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
Editor: Brooks Cole
ISBN:
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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: Paul R. Pinet
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763721367
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Invitation to Oceanography, Third Edition provides students with a fundamental overview of the four major branches of ocean science: geology, chemistry, physics, and biology. The approach used is a broad one, relying on basic concepts to explain the ocean's many mysteries. Anybody -- whether sailor, surfer, beachcomber, or student -- can learn about the processes and creatures of the oceans by reading this visually exciting book.

Answers To End Of Chapter Study Questions For Oceanography

Author: Tom Garrison
Editor: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534530853
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A booklet providing answers to the Study Questions at the end of each chapter, which can be bundled with the main text.

Essential Invitation To Oceanography

Author: Paul R. Pinet
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449619991
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Intended for the more concise course, Essential Invitation to Oceanography provides a thorough introduction to oceanographic concepts while omitting advanced topics that some courses do not require. Written for the non-science student, this text lets readers explore how the oceans work while explaining their relevance within the four major divisions of ocean science--geology, chemistry, physcis, and biology. A student-friendly writing style and rich pedagogy help students fully understand and retain the important concepts at hand, and feature boxes throughout engage them with the fascinating discoveries in oceanography. The comprehensive comapanion website, OceanLink, provides students with numerous learning tools and study aids, including chapter outlines,critical thinking questions, crosswords, practice quizzes, and much more. Instructor's material include: PowerPoint Lecture Outlines, PowerPoint Image Bank, Animations, and Test Bank.

Laboratory Exercises To Accompany Invitation To Oceanography

Author: Pinet
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763742997
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The Exercises In This Laboratory Manual Are Designed To Make Use Of Safe, Readily Available, Inexpensive, And Reusable Materials. Many Of The Labs Are Group-Based Activities That Demonstrate Principles Typically Discussed In Lecture. The Exercises Require Just Minimal Knowledge Of Science And Math.