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Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss [NOOK Book]

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Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.

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Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss

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Overview

Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033040001
  • Publisher: Jon Copley
  • Publication date: 2/4/2012
  • Series: Ocean Life , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 52,894
  • File size: 192 KB

Meet the Author

Marine biologist at the University of Southampton, UK, whose research explores the patterns of life at deep-sea volcanic vents around the world. First British "aquanaut" to dive 5 km (3.1 miles) deep in the ocean. Also previously a reporter and assistant news editor at New Scientist magazine.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2012

    Nice for ocean lovers or Marine Scientists

    This little book contains some interesting excursions this Dr. of Marine biology went on with other crew. The author/scientist/ocean explorer writes well but I would've liked to hear some more personal input. In some places he presents a diary/log like format of the days spent on the ocean. If you're at all interested in Marine Biology or anything having to do with the ocean, you shouldn't pass up this 'free' opportunity to see what a real scientist has done. This book contains a lot of recently obtained facts about deep ocean life.

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