Explore the West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau

Explore the West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau

by Jean-Michel Cousteau
     
 

Based on the famed French explorer’s film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to America’s 13 National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments. Each installment conducts a grand adventure through each of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining engaging

Overview

Based on the famed French explorer’s film series, Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, these are the definitive guides to America’s 13 National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments. Each installment conducts a grand adventure through each of the four regions of the National Marine Sanctuary system, combining engaging descriptions, stunning photography, and behind-the-scenes stories from the Ocean Futures Society expedition team. Intelligent inquiries into the health of the world’s oceans are provided along with an overview of several incredible underwater treasures. Conveying the beauty of the ocean and the specific measures being put into effect to preserve it, this inspirational collection also features detailed, practical information for planning visits to the sanctuaries.

This volume features Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, located in Santa Barbara Channel; Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, northwest of San Francisco; Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, located outside San Francisco's Golden Gate; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, which stretches from Rocky Point to Cambria, California; and Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, found off the Olympic Peninsula in Washington.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982694022
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
12/13/2004
Series:
Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau Series
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
808,314
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Jean-Michel Cousteau, the son of Jacques Cousteau, is the author of America's Underwater Treasures, the Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries series, and My Father, the Captain,and is a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. He is a recipient of the Emmy Award, the Peabody Award, the 7 d’Or, and the Cable Ace Award. He has produced more than eighty films, and is the executive producer of the television show Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, PhD, is an explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic Society, the leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions, and a chair of Google Earth advisory council for the ocean. She is a charter member of the Ocean Futures Society Advisory Board and the former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, as well as a founder of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. She lives in Oakland, California.

Maia McGuire, PhD, holds a PhD in Marine Biology and Fisheries. She is the Florida Sea Grant agent for the University of Florida and is the chair of the National Sea Grant Education Network. She has recently been named the Florida Wildlife Federation’s 2015 Conservation Educator of the Year.

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