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An Invitation to Marine Sciences

by Tom Garrison, Tom S. Garrison

ISBN 0534257283 / 9780534257286 / 0-534-25728-3
Publisher Wadsworth Pub Co
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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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. [via]