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Fundamentals of Oceanography

Fundamentals of Oceanography

by Keith A. Sverdrup
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ISBN-13: 9780071117128
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Keith Sverdrup is a professor at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

Alyn Duxbury is a professor at the University of Washington - Seattle.

Alison Duxbury is a professor at North Seattle Community College.

Table of Contents

1 History of Oceanography

2 Introduction to Earth

3 Plate Tectonics

4 The Sea Floor

5 Water

6 The Atmosphere and the Oceans

7 Circulation Patterns and Ocean Currents

8 Waves and Tides

9 Coasts, Estuaries, and Environmental Issues

10 Oceanic Environment and Production

11 Life in the Water

12 Life on the Sea Floor

Appendix A Latitude and Longitude

Appendix B Classification Summaries

Appendix C Units and Notation

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