Laboratory Exercises in Oceanography / Edition 3

Laboratory Exercises in Oceanography / Edition 3

by Bernard W. Pipkin, Donn S. Gorsline, Richard E. Casey, Dean Dunn
     
 

This is the current edition of the lab manual used by tens of thousands of students over the past two decades. As always, the manual includes exercises for the major disciplines within oceanography (biology, chemistry, geology, and physics) and incorporates real data from actual experiments. The new edition adds four new labs, thorough updating throughout, new

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This is the current edition of the lab manual used by tens of thousands of students over the past two decades. As always, the manual includes exercises for the major disciplines within oceanography (biology, chemistry, geology, and physics) and incorporates real data from actual experiments. The new edition adds four new labs, thorough updating throughout, new objectives sections, and an 8-page color insert.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716737421
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
965,394
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.61(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

EXERCISES
1. Bathymetry - The Shape of the Sea Floor
2. Marine Charts or Finding Your Way Around
3. Sea Floor Spreading and Plate Tectonics
4. Geography of the Oceans
5. Materials of the Sea Floor and How We Study Them
6. Temperatures of Seawater
7. Salinity of Seawater
8. Water Masses and How We Study Them
9. Surface Currents
10. Tides
11. Waves at Sea
12. Waves in Shallow Water and Beach Erosion
13. Hurricanes - NEW
14. Oceanography from Space - NEW
15. Distribution of Marine Life
16. Primary and Secondary Productivity
17. El Nino - NEW
18. Marine Ecosystems and Nutrient Cycles
19. Plankton
20. Marine Adaptations and the Deep Sea Environment
21. Estuaries
22. Littoral Ecosystems and Environmental Impact - NEW
23. Paleoceanography

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