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Introductory Oceanography - 10th edition

Introductory Oceanography (ISBN10: 0131438883; ISBN13: 9780131438880)
ISBN13: 978-0131438880
ISBN10: 0131438883

Summary: For introductory courses in Oceanography found in department of Geology or Oceanography.

The 10th edition of this popular text continues to provide carefully developed content examining the vast body of oceanic knowledge. Its interdisciplinary approach--spanning geology, chemistry, physics, and biology--allows students to have a fundamental understanding of how oceans work.

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  • NEW - Organized around three central components:
  • 1. Concepts: General ideas derived or inferred from specific instances or occurrences (Ex. the concept of density can be used to explain why the oceans are layered).
  • 2. Processes: Actions or occurrences that bring about a result (Ex. the process of waves breaking at an angle to the shore results in the movement of sediment along the shoreline).
  • 3. Principles: Rules or laws concerning the functioning of natural phenomena or mechanical processes (Ex. the principle of sea floor spreading suggests that the geographic positions of the continents have changed through time).
  • NEW - Two major changes.
  • 1. Combining chapters on "The Physical Properties of Water and Seawater" and "The Chemistry of Seawater" into one chapter on "Water and Seawater".
  • 2. Splitting the chapter on "Exploitation and Pollution of Marine Resources" from the previous edition and adding additional information to create two new chapters on "Marine Resources" Ch. 17 and "Marine Environmental Concerns" Ch. 18.
  • NEW - Increased emphasis on Scientific Method included in the NEW Introduction.
  • Explains the methodology and helps students understand how the scientific method helps increase our knowledge of the world we live in.
  • NEW - Boxed Features--Includes 31 new boxed features that focus on some of the most recent discoveries in oceanography. These boxed features are organized around three themes:
  • 1. Research Methods in Oceanography.
  • 2. People and the Ocean Environment.
  • 3. Historical Features.
  • NEW - Key Questions--Introduce each chapter; these are linked to new highlighted "Concept Statements" within the text of the chapter.
  • Enables students to know the key points that the chapters cover, so they read more efficiently.
  • NEW - "Students Sometimes Ask..." questions--Contained within each chapter.
  • Shows students their peers' actual questions along with authors' answers, maintaining a high level of interest.
  • NEW - New appendix--Titled "Careers in Oceanography."
  • Helps students decide upon a possible career in the field.
  • Extensive revision to the art, photos and tables incuding:
  • Over 100 new photographs and illustrations.
  • Modification of over 150 existing figures.
  • Use of the SI Units and English System Units.
  • Comprehensive Instructor's Package--Including a Transparency Set of over 150 acetates of key illustrations from the text; the Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, which contains all illustrations, tables, and selected photographs from the text; Instructor's Manual with a completely revised Test Item File.
  • Provides instructors flexibility in using the text and package to fit their own curriculum.
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Edition/Copyright: 10TH 04
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 12/15/2003
International: No

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