AUTHORS: Garrison, Tom S. - ©2015
ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY 7e is written in a clear and engaging writing style for anyone who is curious about Earth's largest feature. The text presents 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. This new edition was created as part of a unique partnership with the National Geographic Society, an organization that represents a tradition of inspiring stories, exceptional research, and first-hand accounts of exploration. Using exclusive content from the National Geographic Society's world-renowned photos, graphics, and map collections, this text offers you the most dynamic and current introduction to oceanography available today. Bestselling author Tom Garrison emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of marine science throughout the text, allowing you to see its links to biology, chemistry, geology, physics, meteorology, astronomy, ecology, history, and economics.
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