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Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science, 7th Edition

 
 
 
 
Oceanography: An Invitation to Marine Science, 7th Edition
Author: Tom S. Garrison
ISBN 13: 9780495391937
ISBN 10: 49539193
Edition: 7th
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2009-09-08
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 582
List Price: $315.95
 
 

New edition of a text in which Garrison (U. of Southern California) provides an overview of the marine sciences. The 18 chapters cover the ocean world; a history of oceanography; plate tectonics; continental margins and ocean basins; sediments; water and ocean structure; seawater chemistry; atmospheric and ocean circulation; wave dynamics and wind waves; tsunami, seiches, and tides; coasts; life in the ocean; primary producers; marine animals, communities, and resources; and environmental concerns. Extensively illustrated in color. Oversize: 9.25x11.

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