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Introduction to Marine Biology / Edition 4

Introduction to Marine Biology / Edition 4

by George Karleskint
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133364462

ISBN-13: 9781133364467

Pub. Date: 04/26/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY sparks curiosity about the marine world and provides an understanding of the process of science. Taking an ecological approach and intended for non-science majors, the text provides succinct coverage of the content while the photos and art clearly illustrate key concepts. Studying is made easy with phonetic pronunciations, a running

Overview

INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY sparks curiosity about the marine world and provides an understanding of the process of science. Taking an ecological approach and intended for non-science majors, the text provides succinct coverage of the content while the photos and art clearly illustrate key concepts. Studying is made easy with phonetic pronunciations, a running glossary of key terms, end-of-chapter questions, and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter. The open look and feel of INTRODUCTION TO MARINE BIOLOGY and the enhanced art program convey the beauty and awe of life in the ocean. Twenty spectacular photos open the chapters, piquing the motivation and attention of students, and over 60 photos and pieces of art are new or redesigned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133364467
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/26/2012
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
706,004
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents Overview. Preface. PART I: THE OCEAN ENVIRONMENT. 1. Science and Marine Biology. 2. Fundamentals of Ecology. 3. Geology of the Ocean. 4. 4. Water, Waves, and Tides. PART II: MARINE ORGANISMS. 5. Biological Concepts. 6. Marine Microbes. 7. Multicellular Primary Producers. 8. Lower Invertebrates. 9. Higher Invertebrates. 10. Marine Fishes. 11. Marine Reptiles and Birds. 12. Marine Mammals. PART III: MARINE ECOSYSTEMS. 13. Intertidal Communities. 14. Estuaries. 15. Coral Reef Communities. 16. Continental Shelves and Neritic Zone. 17. The Open Sea. 18. Life in the Ocean's Depths. PART IV: HUMANS AND THE SEA. 19. Harvesting the Ocean's Resources. 20. Oceans in Jeopardy. Glossary. Answers to Multiple Choice Questions. Index.

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